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Manitoba Organization: Manitoba Arts Council

Presidents / Chairs

Period

President / Chair

1958-1960

Ronald David Turner (1915-1965)

1960-1961

Donald John “Don” Campbell (1914-2001)

1961-1993

?

1993-2000

Roberta Christianson

2000-2017

?

2017-present

Roberta Christianson

Vice-Presidents

Period

Vice-President

c1958

J. A. Whitmore

1958-?

J. M. Sinclair

?-?

William W. “Bill” Draper (1933-2005)

Treasurers

Period

Treasurer

1960-?

Ray Wildgoose

?-?

William W. “Bill” Draper (1933-2005)

Secretaries

Period

Secretary

1958-?

Betty Sparling (c1917-1994)

Executive Directors

Period

Executive Director

?-?

Mary Elizabeth Bayer (1925-2005)

Members

Name

Period

Hugh Avery Benham (1911-1997)

?-?

E. W. H. Brown

c1960

Mrs. Douglas Cannell

c1960

Mrs. W. H. Collum

c1960

Raymond Bryan Dewson (1922-2013)

?-?

Gissur Eliasson (1913-1980)

?-?

Esther Gertrude Moscovitch Genser (1916-2011)

c1960

John “Jack” Hassard (1912-1979)

?-?

Dr. C. R. Hiscocks

c1960

Gordon Horner

c1960

Reg Hugo

c1960

W. Ireland

c1960

John Alexander MacAulay (1892-1978)

1958-c1960

Mrs. Clinton Macfarlane

c1960

Donald Scott McGiverin (c1924-1998)

?-?

Herbert Henry Gatenby Moody (1903-1991)

c1960

Kathleen M. Richardson

?-?

J. M. Sinclair

c1960

W. A. Smith

c1960

James Ogden Turner (1913-1998)

?-?

Frances Elizabeth Lorraine Port Watson (1924-2009)

?-?

J. E. Wilson

c1960

See also:

Kelly, Paula. For the Arts: A History of the Manitoba Arts Council. Winnipeg: Manitoba Arts Council, 1995.

Sources:

“Turner heads Arts Council,” Winnipeg Tribune, 7 June 1958, page 21.

“Arts Council executive,” Winnipeg Free Press, 29 October 1960, page 41.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 August 2019

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