Sadira Rodrigues – Curator/Director

Sadira Rodrigues is an educator, curator, writer and administrator. From social-profit enterprises such as artist-run-centres and public galleries, to museums, grant funding and higher education, she as assembled deep knowledge of the arts and culture sector in Canada and beyond. Over the last fifteen years, she has developed and delivered new programs and courses across undergraduate, graduate and non-credit curriculum. She has been the recipient of numerous grants to support both her curatorial and academic research activities. In addition to institutional roles, she has kept an independent curatorial practice, organised conferences and cultural events, lectured, and participated on numerous society boards. Her past institutional experience includes Dean of Continuing Studies at Emily Carr University, Public Programs at the Vancouver Art Gallery, and a Regional Facilitator for the Canada Council for the Arts. Over the last four years she has split her time across unceded Coast Salish territory, sometimes in Vancouver and other times in Sechelt, and looks forward to spending much more time on the coast in her new role.

Andrea Dancer – Administrator

Andrea Dancer has been involved in the arts for over 20 years. In addition to her own art practice, she holds a Ph.D in art education. She has an international background as a writer, lecturer, sound artist, radio documentary producer as well as curator, and arts administrator. Andrea is excited to become part of the Sunshine Coast Arts Council’s network, furthering the exhibitions, workshops, events and festivals that is this legacy organization’s vital work.

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Tammy Williams – Bookkeeper

“I have been connected with SCAC since 2008, originally on staff as the Facility and Administration Manager, and since late 2008 as the contract Bookkeeper through my company Essential Office Services. I have been privileged to be able to indulge my love for the arts and my work with non-profits and charities through my long term relationship with SCAC.”

Paul Clancy – Photographer

“Retired photographer and pet sitter if I have the time.”