CINDI REMPEL PATRICK: Director of Development

Celebrating her 25th year as the Chief Creative Officer of the Steinbach Arts Council, Cindi is the founder of the Steinbach Cultural Arts Centre, home to over 60 Arts development programs, a Hall Gallery Exhibit season and a support Centre for Artists and Arts Organizations in Southeastern Manitoba. She oversaw the Concert Series, KR Concerts and all performing arts programming until the recent hire of a Director of Performing Arts.  Cindi was recently awarded the Senate of Canada 150th Anniversary Medal for her contribution to the Arts Community.  Her work and volunteer experience within the provincial Department of Cultural Development, Associated Manitoba Arts Festivals, The Treble Teens, Southeastern Music and Arts Festival, Manitoba Arts Network, Arts and Cultural Industries Inc, is incorporated with her business experience as a florist and creator/manager of Kids R Kute! Custom Clothing. For the past 12 years, she has served on the Manitoba Arts Council, as Vice Chair, Audit/Finance Chair and Acting Chair overseeing their budget of over 10 million dollars. Cindi began her music career as a pianist, accompanist, singer, choral director and piano and voice teacher for over 25 years.  She finds it rewarding to give back to the community and her passion for the value of the arts to quality of life is highly recognized with the City of Steinbach and surrounding region.