News Release - January 29, 2001
SASKATCHEWAN ARTS BOARD APPOINTMENTS
Eight new members have been appointed to the Saskatchewan Arts Board.
Margaret L. McKercher, Saskatoon;
Sherry Farrell Racette, Regina;
Ken Sagal, Regina;
Trudi Barlow, Saskatoon;
Louise Halfe, Saskatoon;
David Millar, Regina;
Alison Gillis, Regina; and
Lyndon Tootoosis, North Battleford.
Three members have been reappointed. They are:
Maggie Siggins, Regina;
Lon Borgerson, MacDowall; and
Gursh Madhur, Regina.
Colleen M. Bailey of Yorkton continues as Chairperson and Margaret McKercher
has been appointed Vice-Chairperson.
"The Saskatchewan Arts Board plays an important role in fostering and
encouraging the arts within our province," Municipal Affairs, Culture and
Housing Minister and Minister responsible for The Arts Board Jack Hillson
said. "I'm pleased that these knowledgeable people have agreed to provide
their expertise and time to the work of the Saskatchewan Arts Board."
The Saskatchewan Arts Board supports a strong and vibrant arts community by
providing grants, programs and services to individuals and groups. Support
focuses on works that have an impact on arts in Saskatchewan and ensures
opportunities exist for the people of Saskatchewan to access a wide variety of
Board members are appointed for two-year terms.
For more information, contact:
Maureen Boyle Jeremy Morgan
Municipal Affairs, Culture and Housing Executive Director
Regina Saskatchewan Arts Board
Phone: (306) 787-5959 Phone: (306) 787-5877