Posted on: June 30, 2017

Public Arts Committeerequest for letters of interest

Deadline: September 1, 2017

Westbank First Nation Council is requesting letters of interest for the WFN Public Arts Committee in order to fillthe following seats:

  1. One WFN Elder;
  2. Two WFN Member at large; and
  3. One WFN youth member of the majority age

Applicants must possess good character, credibility and reputation and have a vested interest in Public Art as wellas syilx / Okanagan culture. The term of each seat is 3 years commencing September, 2017 and in accordancewith the Public Arts Committee Terms of Reference.

The Purpose of the PAC is to promote WFN culture through the encouragement of artists and the display of artthroughout the community.

  • Promote WFN culture through the arts;
  • Provide advice and act as a resource to Council and staff through the WFN Public Art Program;
  • Propose and support activities that benefit and advance public art on and off WFN lands; and
  • Create and administer a public art selection process for the commissioning and / or purchase of art for public purposes.

PAC members who are not attending as WFN staff employees are provided an honorarium for meetings attended,which we are mandated to host 4 times per year. PAC Members are also encouraged to attend events, workshopsand engagement sessions that benefi t their knowledge base in regards to public art activities taking place.

If interested in being appointed to any of the Public Art Committee seats, please forward your letter of interest bySeptember 1, 2017 to Jordan Coble, current chairperson of the PAC by hand-delivery or mail to 301-515Highway 97 South, Kelowna, B.C. V1Z 3J2 or by email to For a copy of the PAC Terms ofReference or other information, please contact Jordan Coble at 778-755-278 or