AFA Board of Directors

The AFA Board of Directors is appointed by the Government of Alberta and is comprised of twelve arts champions from across the province. (There are currently four vacant positions.) Through their mandate established by the AFA Act (1991), the Board of Directors encourages and supports Alberta’s arts community by: allocating the annual budget; approving AFA grants and scholarships; approving and monitoring the acquisition, exhibition and preservation of works in the AFA Art Collection; and developing and implementing the AFA Strategic Plan.

Get to know a little about each of Board member by clicking their names below.


Joan Udell, Hinton


Aleem Bharwani, Calgary

Candace Hook, Grande Prairie

Lindsay Kelly, Edmonton

Frederick R. McDonald, Fort McKay

Liam Oddie, Calgary

Luca Petryshyn, Edmonton

Tyler Stewart, Lethbridge

Executive Director:
Jeffrey Anderson, Edmonton