Team WWG


Rihkee Strapp – Executive Director

Rihkee Strapp is a two-spirit (Ayakweh) Metis born in Red Lake, Ontario and raised on kokum’s dial-up internet. Rihkee is an alumni of the Studio [Y] systems leadership fellowship at the MaRS Discovery District, and a co-founder of the Northern Indigenous Artist Alliance. Their highly collaborative arts practice re-appropriates pop-culture, myth and nostalgia, playing with concepts of time and technology often using humour and character to animate their ideas.

Mitchell Ellam – Programming Director

Mitchell is Ojibwey-Cree of the Brunswick House nation, Bear clan. He is an emerging Media Artist living and working on Nipissing territory. In the role of Indigenous Arts Programming Intern at White Water Gallery, Mitchell is working to craft policy and develop an Indigenous Curatorial Residency to create more space for Indigenous makers and arts administrators in contemporary art organizations.


Stephanie Van Doleweerd
Role: Chair
Date of Appointment: 27 June 2019

Alisha Jondreau
Role: Vice Chair
Date of Appointment: December 17, 2020

Stephanie De Montmorency
Role: Treasurer, Procedure Committee
Date of Appointment: 27 June 2019

Bridgette Perron
Role: Secretary
Date of Appointment: 27 June 2019

Wesley Patterson
Role: Member
Date of Appointment: 1 May 2016

Fran Hanover
Role: Member
Date of Appointment: March 2021

Ang Proudfoot
Role: Member
Date of Appointment: March 2021

Maurice Switzer
Role: Knowledge Keeper

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