Patti Lawn - Executive Director
Patti has been involved in the arts community for over 30 years as an educator, crafter, performer and designer and is extremely happy in her role as Executive Director. She is a retired principal who, with a creative staff, started the first Fine Arts elementary school in Chilliwack. Patti was on the original board of the Cultural Centre and finished her term as president of the board. She is a long time member of the Chilliwack Players Guild. Patti enjoys golfing when the sun is shining, quilting and soap making when it’s raining and she has to stay indoors.
Stephanie Brubaker - Membership and Volunteer Coordinator
Stephanie is an avid designer and is always exploring new art techniques and trends. She taught mixed media and papercrafts with Classic on Alexander for 3+ years and with the Chilliwack Community Arts Council, where she has been teaching for over 6 years. Stephanie continues to inspire adults and children with her creative classes at the Chilliwack Arts Council’s Art Room, and is excited to be expanding her portfolio as the new Membership and Volunteer Coordinator.
Jennie Falys - Bookkeeper
Beyond her bookkeeping expertise, Jennie is an accomplished crafter, delving into multiple mediums from card making to fabric arts. Jennie’s enthusiasm and willingness to volunteer her time and talent makes her an invaluable member of the Chilliwack Community Arts Council team.
JENNIFER HICKEY - PROMOTIONS AND EVENTS COORDINATOR
Jennifer is a graduate of the University of the Fraser Valley’s Hospitality and Event Planning management program and has training in visual arts and design. She has gained diverse non-profit and arts council experience through her work as a coordinator and active volunteer. As part of the Chilliwack Community Arts Council team, Jennifer is focused on enhancing the community through the planning and promotion of events and cultural activities. In her spare time, Jennifer creates whimsical bead and wire jewellery.