Byron Gard is a graduate of Saskatchewan Polytechnic receiving a diploma in Recreation and Community Development (2021). After growing up in Stonewall, Manitoba, Byron spent his time in Saskatchewan working and attending school. He has recently made the move to Fort Mcmurray in 2022.
Prior to joining Arts Council Wood Buffalo, Byron was the Recreation Director for the Town of Whitewood, Manitoba. Through this position he was able to develop his passion for recreation, programming, and community development.
Byron is the only “non-artist” on the team as he grew up in the sports community playing hockey and baseball. He is still playing as of today! Byron is excited to learn about the arts community and bring his knowledge and experience in the recreation community to the Wood Buffalo arts community.
Phone: 587.674.1625 ext.105