President & CEO

Carolyn Campbell

Carolyn is a former Deputy City Manager, Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism, and Associate Dean of Executive Education at the University of Alberta. A proven leader with extensive experience coaching and mentoring other leaders, Carolyn has served on over 25 boards and committees over the past two decades. She has taught fine arts and graduate-level business courses, and combines a passion for education with considerable strategic, operational, and crisis management experience.

Carolyn was past Vice-Chair of the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity’s Board of Governors, Chair of the United Way Cabinet of the Alberta Capital Region, Board member and mentor of the Peter Lougheed Leadership College, and Professional Development Advisory Board member of the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Graduate Studies. Carolyn has two undergraduate degrees in Art and an MFA from the University of Alberta and is currently pursuing her doctorate from the University of Oxford researching the board governance of major arts museums and the repatriation of Indigenous objects.

Carolyn is a practicing visual artist and is passionate about enhancing NorQuest’s impact in the community and beyond.