Staff and Board of Directors

Our Staff

The experienced team behind BEING supports, promotes, and advocates for
our artists. Together they promote inclusiveness and nurture bold new

  • Lin Rowsell, Executive Director
  • Andrew Stewart, Administrative Assistant
  • Eliora Hall, Studio Instructor / Facilitator
  • Azucena Rogers, Studio Instructor / Facilitator
  • Rachel Gray, Studio Instructor / Facilitator
  • Karen McRae, Studio Instructor / Facilitator

Our Board

Our board is composed of a diverse and dedicated group of professionals, artists, family members, and disability facilitators.

  • Claire Leduc
  • Parent Representative
  • Chris Binkowski
  • Artist, Accessibility Advocate
  • Jennifer McKay
  • Lawyer/Partner, Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall, LLP
  • Michael Leaver, Chairperson
  • Lawyer, Kelly Santini LLP
  • Raissa Coulombe
  • Respite Care Provider/Inclusive-communities Facilitator
  • Fiona Harrison
  • Richard Bolduc
  • Artist
  • Stephanie Nadeau
  • Curator of Public Engagement, Ottawa Art Gallery
  • Vice-Chair, Association des groupes en arts visuels francophones
  • Non-voting members:
  • Eliora Hall
  • Art Facilitator/Staff Representative to the Board of Directors, BEING