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

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

Rachel Kucharski , Vice President

Deloitte

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

Kim Frey , Secretary

ATB Financial

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.

Arman Chak

Arman Chak

ForensicLaw

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!

Paul Basahti

Paul Basahti

Entrust

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.

Brian Heidecker

Brian Heidecker

Sawridge Trusts

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!!

CRISTA OSUALDINI

CRISTA OSUALDINI

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

CARLIE PERSSON , Treasurer

PwC Canada

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.

BRIAN LAKEY

BRIAN LAKEY

TELUS

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.

Russ Fenske

Russ Fenske

GoAuto

Fringing Since: 1994
Most likely to: Fantasize about devoting a summer to juggling.
Best kept Fringe secret: The trick to finding good parking.

James Song

James Song

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.

Don Smith

Don Smith

Bamboo Investments

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.