Janet Jarrell is an arts administrator and educator. She has been the Executive Director of the QAC since 2018. She has a background in business that includes strategic planning, finance for not-for-profits and marketing. She is a published author in books, magazines and poetry and has extensive experience as an editor-in-chief. This valuable experience is necessary for the success in the Umbrella publication, one of the most important programs of the QAC.
Janet is the Co-Chair for the Alliance of Arts Councils of Ontario creating a platform of resource sharing, partnerships and working relationships with Arts Service Organizations across the province. She is a community partner with the City of Belleville Economic and Destination Development Committee and is engaged in her community as a part-time Professor at Loyalist College. She is dedicated to the strategic vision of the Quinte Arts Council and keeping arts on the table.