Committees & Groups

PUBLIC ART NETWORK COUNCIL

CCNC’s Public Art Network is a committee of public art professionals working in the municipal context. This committee was established in 2014. This committee works to ensure that resources, materials, and news shared by CCNC about public art are topical and relevant to the work done in this area by municipalities. They assist the Summit Planning Committee in planning and executing public art programs at the Creative City Summit including roundtable topics, Public Art Year in Review honourees, and speaker suggestions.

This committee is open to all membership types.

EVENTS AND FESTIVALS GROUP

The Events and Festivals Group is a new committee designed to connect members working in events and festivals at any level. The group will share best practices, challenges, and solutions while also serving the larger Network. Tasks will include assisting the Summit Planning Committee in developing programming for the Creative City Summit, contributing expertise to Regional Meetings, advising on topics for National Calls, and more.

This committee is open to all membership types.

SUMMIT PLANNING COMMITTEE

Each year, the Creative City Network of Canada orchestrates a three-day conference in the designated Creative City of the Year. Committee members for the Summit Planning Committee serve a variety of purposes including Host City Lead (chief liaison between CCNC and the Host City planning), representatives from the previous year’s Host City, representatives from the following year’s Host City, Festivals and Events Group representative or expert, Public Art Network representative or expert, and more.
This committee is accessible by invitation only, but we welcome expressions of interest.

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

This committee assists the Office with membership development strategy, proposes changes to fee and benefit structures, and leads the planning of Regional Meetings including accepting applications for funding. Their work includes assisting CCNC in annual campaigns to retain and grow membership, reviewing membership framework and advising on changes to fee or benefit structure, leading planning and programming for Regional Meetings program alongside CCNC staff, participating in strategic planning work, and more.

This committee is open to Municipal members and by invitation. Organizational or Individual Members are welcomed to express interest in this committee.

IDEA COMMITTEE

This is a new committee assembled to ensure that Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility are actively upheld in the programs and policies of CCNC and its committees. This committee will be responsible to reviewing current models of IDEA within and outside of CCNC, making recommendations regarding improvement of inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility in CCNC’s work, and participating in strategic planning.

This committee is open to Municipal members and by invitation. Organizational or Individual Members are welcomed to express interest in this committee.

PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Separate from the Creative City Summit, this new committee will assist in the coordination of new and existing CCNC programs. The committee will focus on existing programs, grant projects, potential partnerships, and projects that advance CCNC’s mission.

This committee is open to Municipal members and by invitation. Organizational or Individual Members are welcomed to express interest in this committee.

CULTURAL STATISTICS STRATEGY WORKING GROUP

This committee is comprised of Designated Reviewers of the Cultural Statistics Strategy (CSS) as approved by the Department of Canadian Heritage. This group meets with the Department of Canadian Heritage (PCH) on national CSA calls and reviews cultural data prior to publication.

This committee is comprised of Designated Reviewers of the CSS only.

STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE

(ad hoc)

This (ad hoc) committee will help the Board of Directors in undertaking a new Strategic Plan for the Creative City Network of Canada. Tasks include reviewing current Strategic Plan; Regularly meeting with General Manager and designated directors to assist in the crafting of a new document.

Access to this committee is reserved for Municipal members and by invitation. If you are an Organizational or Individual Member interested in this committee, we welcome your level of interest, and will note it if we require your expertise on future committees.