Board of Directors, Class of 2017
A big thanks to our Board Members for their incredible leadership, as well as the members of our Board Committees: Artist Relations, Community and Resource Development, Finance, Volunteer Relations, Legal, and Policy.
ASHLEY DRYBURGH , President
Edmonton Community Foundation
Fringing since: 1998
Most likely to: People-watch while eating cotton candy.
Best kept Fringe secret: Is the Late Night Cabaret still a secret?
Rachel Kucharski , Vice President
Fringing since: 1997
Most likely to: Pick at least one show based only on poster art!
Best kept Fringe secret: Live music at the wine tent.
Kim Frey , Secretary
Fringing since: I can’t remember the exact year but this will be my fifth fringe.
Most likely to: Be looking though the program for my next play.
Best kept Fringe secret: The great music in the wine tent.
Fringing since: 1991
Most likely to: Take the family to the KidsFringe! And be a kid with them!
Best kept Fringe secret: Great giveaways in the ATB Financial Community Gazebo!
Fringing since: 1987
Most likely to: Pace myself… I’m getting old!
Best kept Fringe secret: Can’t share it here… but I will in person.
Fringing since: 2002
Most likely to: Be talking to somebody…whether I know them or not
Best kept Fringe secret: The fabulous value embedded in a Fringe Show ticket. Amazing!!
McLennan Ross LLP
Fringing since: 1995
Most likely to: Sample all the flavoured beers in the beer tent.
Best kept Fringe secret: Getting to meet the artists in the North Beer tents.
CARLIE PERSSON , Treasurer
Fringing since: 1995
Most likely to: Mini-donuts, show, beer tent…and repeat!
Best kept Fringe secret: Shows for kids! Check out the shows in the Arts Barn.
Fringing since: 1992
Most likely to: Watch a show then grab beer and catch up with friends.
Best kept Fringe secret: I’m keeping it a secret.
Fringing Since: 1994
Most likely to: Fantasize about devoting a summer to juggling.
Best kept Fringe secret: The trick to finding good parking.
Prowse, Chowne LLP
Fringing Since: 1984
Most likely to: Enter a hot dog eating contest.
Best kept Fringe secret: I am a huge fan of the movie Metropolis, so I have the Fringeopolis Festival poster framed in my office.
Fringing since: 2008
Most likely to: Invest in something that will make for a good story down the road.
Best kept Fringe secret: I drink wine after every play to either toast to a good play, or forget about it if it was terrible.