Board of Directors

Call For Nominations

Director, Manitoba Children’s Museum Board of Directors (PDF Download)

Organization Summary

The Children’s Museum exists to spark kids’ creative learning. As a non-profit charitable organization, we believe in the potential of all children and provide an interactive learning environment that nurtures the power of imagination and spirit of self-discovery.

Position Summary

The Director position is a volunteer role on the Board of Directors. The volunteer Board of Directors, on behalf of all Manitobans and visitors to our province, provides overall leadership, policy development, and strategic direction to the Manitoba Children’s Museum.   

Nominees should have demonstrated leadership at the local or national level, possess demonstrated excellence in their own field of expertise, and be enthusiastic about volunteering their support to the Manitoba Children’s Museum and its future. The Board Nominating Committee is seeking individuals with priority given to the following skills and expertise:

  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Technology
  • Operations
  • Early Years Educator
  • Arts, Culture, and/or Heritage Professional
  • Strategic-minded individuals with the ability to think big picture and long-term
  • Ability to make a contribution of time and energy through active participation on the Board and Board Committee(s)

The Board is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourages applications from under-represented groups.

Call For Nominations

The Board of Directors uses a Policy Governance© model. In accordance with the Manitoba Children’s Museum Bylaws, the Board Nominating Committee is responsible for recommending Directors for consideration by the Board of the Manitoba Children’s Museum for a term of two years to be followed by two renewal terms of two years each in length. The Committee is pleased to call for nominations to the Board of Directors for the term commencing June 2024.

To Apply

  • Forward a cover letter and resume for consideration to Sara Hancheruk, Executive Director at
  • If you require accommodation when applying, please contact
  • Upon successful acceptance onto the Board, the applicant must demonstrate acceptable results on a Police Vulnerable Sector Check as well as a Child Abuse Registry Check.

The Board would like to thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at 4:00PM


Board Executives
Chair: Adam Hanson
Vice Chair: Greg Johnson
Treasurer: Eric Vallance
Secretary: Whitney Morrison

Board Members
Kathrine Basarab
Alison Crozier
Richard Jones
Sheilah Lee Restall
Claire Nimmagadda
Steven SaperSilver
Yaza Shapata
Jason Travis