Calgary Arts Development Authority

Calgary Arts Development plays a leadership role in realizing the potential of arts and culture in Calgary. As the City's designated arts development authority, we are a central hub that learns about, promotes, connects, advocates for, and leads strategic initiatives in the arts to animate Calgary as a vibrant cultural centre. 
1 Councillor
up to 14 Community Leaders

The election shall be by ordinary resolution.

*Community Leaders with an interest in the development of Calgary's arts and culture sector.
The elections of directors shall take place at the first Meeting of Shareholders and at each annual Meeting of Shareholders and all the directors then in office shall retire but, if qualified, shall be eligible for re-election.
Term Expiry Month:
Day:   Tuesday
Time:  5:30 PM
Location:  To Be Announced
Majority fifty (50) percent plus one (1), present in person at any of the shareholder meetings.
Resource Staff:
Hinger, Lesley (403-264-5330 ext. 207)
Pon, Patti (403-265-5330 ext. 103)
Administrative Contact:
Patti Pon (President and CEO)
Calgary Arts Development Authority
Suite 501, 237 - 8 Avenue SE
Calgary AB T2G 5C3
Bus: 403-265-5330 ext. 103
Reports To:
Council through SPC on Community & Protective Services
Calgary Arts Development Authority

ChairVice ChairMemberRoleCurrent AppointmentExpiry Year
   Caitlyn DucasseDirector2020N/A
  Brian FrankDirector2020N/A
   Lisha HassanaliDirector2020N/A
   Oliver HoDirector2020N/A
   Barb HowardDirector2018N/A
   Brian KrywulakDirector2020N/A
   Sophia LebessisDirector2020N/A
   Kathleen McNally LeitchDirector2020N/A
   Kelly MorstadDirector2020N/A
   Chima NkemdirimDirector2020N/A
   Jeff de BoerDirector2018N/A
  Councillor Evan WoolleyCouncillor20172021

Authority  Description Decision
1. 2004 December 01, CPS2004-86 Establishes Calgary Arts Development Authority. Policy implementation update & business plan. All board members, appointed by the shareholder (The City of Calgary) must be re-elected at the AGM in April each year.
2. 2006 June 19, CPS2006-34 CADA Annual Report. Begins the process of becoming Calgary's single arm's length arts authority.
3. 2007 January 08, CPS2006-78 Status report on CADA's partnership agreement back to Administration with a report to the City not later than 2007 April.
4. 2010 January 18, N2010-03 Members term correction to reflect May 2012.
5. 2013 October 21, Bylaw 40M2011 coming into force To discontinue the use of the title "Alderman" in favour of the title "Councillor".