BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mitzi MurrayPresident & Executive Director
I have never been more passionate about one of my ideas as I am about this one. It took me 50 years to come to the realization that I love working with and for older adults. This project marries my multi-faceted business background with my love for the arts and I am having a brilliant time learning about the intricacies of film festivals and not for profits. I hope one and all find a film or talk that they enjoy immensely and walk away having had a fantastic time.
I'm proud to be working with Mitzi on THIRD ACTion Film Festival. I was so excited when she asked me to get involved that I answered yes before she had a chance to get the question out. While Mitzi brings artistic and creative flair to THIRD ACTion, my background as a Controller in the oil and gas industry means that money received by the Festival will be spent wisely and transparently. I know that doesn't sound exciting, but I want all our supporters and festival-goers to know that their contributions will be handled with respect and care. You watch the films, I'll watch the money.
Kyle RussellBoard Member
I am excited to join this up and coming festival where I can put my marketing and revenue growth expertise to use. I currently lead the content marketing unit at Tourism Calgary including all activities related to storytelling through the organization’s web-based channels. My extensive arts background and an MBA in Arts & Media Administration has already been put to use by the board. I am also passionate about volunteering and am looking forward to sharing my knowledge about not-for-profits with the rest of the team.