Cultural Centre welcomes new Executive Director


Photo: Executive Director Bettyann Hampton outlines her vision for the North Peace Cultural Centre on Monday – Christine Rumleskie/Energeticcity.ca

 

By Christine Rumleskie

 

The North Peace Cultural Centre has recruited a new Executive Director.

Bettyanne Hampton was introduced to City Council on her first day of work on Monday, right before the public budget meeting.

Hampton says she wants to explore Fort St. John’s business community to establish future partnerships.

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Hampton has an extensive history in the arts. She has worked as the Artistic Director for the Vancouver Island Music Festival, and helped establish the Symphony by the Sea in Comox.

She says she’s especially excited that Fort St. John has been designated ‘Music Capital of the North.’

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The Executive Director is responsible for operating the facility, and fostering partnerships with community stakeholders.

Bettyanne Hampton can be contacted at the North Peace Cultural Centre at 250-785-1992.

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