Wellness, Culture and Sport

Board members sought for New Brunswick Arts Board (09/01/13)

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Jan. 13, 2009

FREDERICTON (CNB) - The provincial government is inviting New Brunswickers to apply to serve on the New Brunswick Arts Board. Wellness, Culture and Sport Minister Hédard Albert made the announcement today.

"Using a transparent appointment process reflects the government's commitment to ensure these appointments meet the needs and interests of all New Brunswickers," Albert said.

The board has a 14-member board of directors responsible for facilitating the creation, promotion and appreciation of the arts in New Brunswick, primarily at the professional level. The arts board advises the government on arts policy; unifies and speaks for the arts community; and administers funding programs for professional artists.

Candidates must live in New Brunswick and have experience and expertise in, and knowledge of, the arts in the province. The nominations will be for three years. Expressions of interest may be submitted until Feb. 27 by e-mail to: nominations.wcs-mecs@gnb.ca; by mail to Nominations, New Brunswick Arts Board, Department of Wellness, Culture and Sport, Place 2000, 250 King St., Fredericton, NB, E3B 9M9; or by fax, 506-453-6668.

A description of this and other opportunities to serve on provincial agencies, boards and commissions is available on the Government of New Brunswick website, http://www.gnb.ca/abc.


MEDIA CONTACT: Danielle McFarlane, communications, Department of Wellness, Culture and Sport, 506-457-6445.