Manitoba Foundation for the Arts
Member: Board of Directors, Audit and Finance Committee
Deborah Thorlakson has been on the Manitoba Foundation for the Arts Board of Directors since 1998, and currently serves as Treasurer. She is also currently a member of the International Centre for Dignity and Palliative Care Board and Campaign Cabinet, a member of the Headingly Library Board, the HSCF Honorary Directors Advisory Board, Headingley Community Foundation Board, and the Sharon Carstairs Caring Community Award Selection Committee. She has served on numerous other foundations and boards in past, including Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Diabetes Treatment and Research Foundation, Manitoba Opera, Manitoba Arts Council, Junior League of Winnipeg, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Manitoba Association of Registered Nurses, Manitoba Heart and Stroke Foundation, and the Prairie Action Foundation. In recognition of her ongoing contributions to Canadian society, she received the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal from the Lieutenant Governor in November 2002. She holds her Masters of Education and Bachelor of Nursing from the University of Manitoba.