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Howard R. Jang


Howard R. Jang is a professor of Professional Practice in the School for the Contemporary Arts, Simon Fraser University, and is the Director of the SFU Woodward’s Cultural Unit. His prior roles include Executive Director of Arts Club Theatre Company in Vancouver, Executive Director of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and Executive Director of Ballet British Columbia. He has been an active member of many volunteer boards and committees, notably: the Canadian Arts Summit; Orchestras Canada; the Canada Council for the Arts; Vancouver Alliance for Arts and Culture; the Vancouver Foundation’s Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee; PAL Vancouver; the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres; Tourism Vancouver; and the TELUS Vancouver Community Board. Howard also serves as a member of the BC Culture Days Task Force and is a lifetime Honourary Governor for the Leon and Thea Koerner Foundation. He is honoured to be a “Knowledge Philanthropist” with Vantage Point Vancouver.