LCAF is a registered charitable organization 1998 (#880342761RR0001) with an elected board of directors. In addition to this board there is also a committee that helps with other tasks usually closer to festival time. On top of that there is a group of approximately 30 dedicated volunteers who work in a variety of capacities during the festival week to help bring it together.


Board of Directors

  • Co-Chairperson Rupert Dawe: Retired; Labrador Winter Games Involvement; School Food Program; Provincial applications and fundraising.
  • Co-Chairperson Tim Borlase: Retired; Theatre Director and Indigenous Education Consultant; Federal applications and programming.
  • Vicki Noseworthy: Executive Director, CBDC Labrador Inc.; Treasurer; Financing.
  • Amanda Gibson: High School English Teacher; Theatre Director.
  • Jamie Felsberg: Theatre Technician, O'Brien Art Centre; Actor, Mokami Players; Staging Performances.
  • Denise Cole: SHEILD Co-Ordinator; Media and Social Networking.
  • Martha MacDonald: Retired; Eastern Labrador Arts Alliance; Author; Programming.
  • Tina White: Director, Labrador School Board as part of the Anglophone School District.
  • Vacant: Culture and Tourism, Nunatsiavut Government.



  • Debbie Gill: Receptionist and Ticket Sales, O'Brien Arts Centre; Director; Visiting Artists Food and Accommodation.
  • Karla Abbass: Client Services Officer, Dept of Immigration, Skills and Labour; Actor, Mokami Players; Social gatherings; Labrador's got talent; Birch Brook Show.
  • Anthony Elliott: SHEILD Project; Youth Representative.

Leading up to and during the festival week there are many people who volunteer in a number of ways to help facilitate the festival organization e.g., hosting visiting artist, soirees, billeting artists and students, driving, chaperoning, office support, etc.



  • Sandra Broomfield: Retired principal; Administrator of the Labrador Creative Arts Festival.

Labrador Creative Arts Festival