Alberta Jubilee Auditoria Society

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The Alberta Jubilee Auditoria Society (also referred to as the "Jubilee Society") is a not-for-profit organization that emphasize on extraordinary patron services, and fostering cultural development in both Edmonton and Calgary facilities. The Jubilee Society is led by a Board of Directors with representatives from across Alberta. As volunteers from the community, Board members work for the betterment of the Jubilee and strive to promote the importance of art and culture.

 

Our Vision

To entertain, enlighten and educate Albertans through world-class arts and culture.​

 

Our Mission

To define and support arts and culture in Alberta for patronsperformers and the public

For patrons: to provide exceptional customer experience as Albertans celebrate arts, culture, and community. 

For performers: to support all onstage activities with safety, integrity, and creativity. 

For the public: to empower and educate young Albertans through the performing, visual, and technical arts.  

 

Our Values

The Alberta Jubilee Auditoria Society values integrity, inclusion, professionalism, creativity, passion, collaboration, and legacy.

Portrait of Michael Ede
Michael Ede
Chair

Michael is a business development professional who has worked in corporate development, market research and project management roles with technology companies in Canada and in Silicon Valley. He serves as a Board member, company advisor and a mentor to entrepreneurs as they strive to build their business.

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Sunny Delaney-Clark
Vice Chair

Sunny Delaney-Clark immigrated to Canada in 1967 from Korea. Sunny’s professional background includes Educator, Human Resources, Corporate Banking, Capital Market and Managing Director for a National Private Health Group. Sunny’s bi-cultural background, together with education and work experience, supports her commitment to work with new Canadians, which has led her to several volunteer opportunities and community leadership roles.

Portrait of Greg Flower
Greg Flower
Treasurer

Greg graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce, achieved his Chartered Accountant designation in 1982, and then established a Chartered Accounting Firm (Peterson and Flower Chartered Accountants) that operated successfully from 1983 to 1988. Subsequently, Greg held the position of Assistant Auditor General of Bermuda from 1988 to 1993. While in Bermuda, Greg became a Chartered Financial Analyst. Since his return to Canada in 1993, Greg has focused on buildings client focused portfolio management business.

Currently Greg is Founder, President and Portfolio Manager for Red Barn Investment Counsel. In 2019, Greg was nominated for the Wealth Professional – TMZ Best Active Manager – Exchange Traded Derivatives. Greg had the Role of Treasury during the Calgary City Ballet's infancy. His continued love for the Arts has led him to the Role of Treasurer for the Alberta Jubilee Society.

Greg is married, has three boys and one Grandson.

Portrait of Maureen Toews
Maureen Toews
Secretary

Dr. Maureen Toews is the Dean, Teaching, Learning and Research at Red Deer College (RDC). She leads RDC’s Centre for Teaching and Learning, Program Quality Assurance, Indigenous Student Services and Initiatives, and Office of Research and Scholarship. Maureen has 30 years of experience in post-secondary education and since 2001 has provided leadership in learning space design. Maureen holds a PhD in Education (Dissertation: Postsecondary Instructor Experience Teaching in Flexible Learning Spaces, 2014) and a Master of Library Science.

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Adam Conrad
Director

Adam Conrad is the Controller at Leede Jones Gable Inc., which is one of Canada’s leading independent investment dealers providing a full range of investment products and services to clients all across Canada. Adam leads the accounting and finance team at Leede, which entails all aspects of financial and regulatory reporting. The financial sector is a highly regulated industry and dealer members are subject to extremely strict reporting requirements and undergo numerous regulatory and government audits. From this environment Adam has developed a skillset which would serve as an asset to the Jubilee.

Adam received his Charted Professional Accountant designation in 2013. He began his career as an articling student at the public accounting firm MNP LLP, and specialized in public and large private company audits in all different industries including not-for-profit, financial services and oil & gas. His not-for-profit audit experiences has served as an excellent foundation for Adam’s role on the Jubilee’s finance committee. A strong set of financial and analytical skills along with an interest and appreciation for the arts make Adam an excellent candidate for a future board member.

Portrait of Laura Inglis
Laura Inglis
Director

Laura Inglis is a partner with Bennett Jones LLP, an internationally recognized Canadian law firm. Laura practices in the areas of Labour & Employment and Health Law. Laura routinely works with clients in a variety of industries, including construction, manufacturing, energy, education, and information technology. Laura has appeared before all levels of court in Alberta as well as various tribunals. In addition to her practice, Laura has volunteered with the Legal Education Society of Alberta and also volunteers within the community.

Portrait of Darryl Boessenkool
Darryl Boessenkool
Director

Darryl is a visionary, entrepreneurial executive with over 25 years of leadership experience in the sports and entertainment industry. Darryl has embarked on a consulting/advisory career focused on the trend towards interim executive assignments. His clients are based in industries such as Life Sciences, Luxury Resorts, Industrial, Venture Capital/Start-ups, and Entertainment. His prior experience included serving as a key member of the Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) executive team from 1996 to 2018, as COO and EVP Corporate Strategy & Business Development, and previously as CFO. Darryl continues to serve on various strategic corporate advisory boards, while maintaining his commitment to the community serving on not-for-profit boards such as the Edmonton Screen Industries Office, Make a Wish Foundation, Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation, and many others. He is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and a graduate of Economics from the University of Alberta.

Dana Inkster
Dana Inkster
Director

Dana Inkster is an artist of African descent who was born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario. She has worked in the education and cultural sectors since 1995. She recognizes storytelling as the primary tool that shapes our communities. Dana has been profiled by numerous publications; and journalists and cultural theorists from around the world have lauded her documentary film work. Her documentary, 24 Days in Brooks (2007) was co-produced by the National Film Board of Canada and CBC Newsworld. She continues to make independent and experimental documentaries and media art that explores personal and cultural histories of BIPOC and LGTBQ communities. She has served as faculty at colleges and universities in Quebec, Ontario and Alberta and played key roles in fund development campaigns for several institutions. Dana’s a consulting firm, EM Workshop Inc. specializes in fund development magazine publishing and documentary production.

Anne Green
Anne Green
Director

Anne Green has been a cultural sector professional since her late teens when she co-founded Edmonton’s then second professional theatre, Theatre 3. She has extensive experience as both a funder at all three levels of government, and as working within the sector. In her most recent role as Director of WordFest: Banff-Calgary International Writers Festival, she brought it from concept to reality. She provided the leadership to build and grow upon the inaugural Festival event bringing it to internationally recognized standing. She stepped down from the organization after 15 seasons at the end of 2010.

She has been the recipient of Arts Festival Recognition for the XV Olympic Winter Games and Woman of the Year Award from the City of Edmonton for her contribution to the arts. As an Honorary Alumna of De-ba-jeh-mu-jig Theatre, Wikwemikong, she was the first person to be so recognised who did not work at the company. She received the prestigious 2004 Rozsa Award for Excellence in Arts Management and the 2009 Calgary Award for Contribution to the Arts and was honoured with The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.