Alexandra Hatcher, Canada
As an employee, board member, facilitator, contractor, and volunteer, Alexandra has worked with, and for, non-profit and public sector cultural organizations for over twenty years. She has held the position of Director at the Musée Héritage Museum, Civic Partner Consultant for Arts & Culture at the City of Calgary, and Director of Site Operation for Historic Sites and Museum at Alberta Culture and Tourism.
From 2009 to 2014, Alexandra was the Executive Director / CEO of the Alberta Museums Association (AMA). Under her leadership, the AMA launched a number of initiatives including the Sustainability Working Group, Robert R. Janes Award for Social Responsibility, and the Community Engagement Initiative.
Establishing her consulting practice in 2017, Alexandra facilitates visioning and strategic planning work, and supports building capacity in the arts and heritage sector. Alexandra has worked with a variety of organizations in the arts and culture sector, and clients include Royal British Columbia Museum, Edmonton Arts Council, and the Rozsa Foundation. Since May 2017 Alexandra has also held the role of Facilitator for the City of Calgary’s Moh’kinsstis Public Art Guiding Circle, supporting the building of
capacity for Indigenous artists in Calgary and decolonizing internal processes to support increased access for Indigenous artists to the City’s Public Art Program.
In March 2019, Alexandra partnered with Crystal Willie of Purple Aspen to form Hatlie Group, a full-service consulting and cultural services firm, with a focus on sustainability, transition, renewal and community. Clients include Alberta Aviation Museum, Calgary Stampede, and Edmonton Heritage Council.
Alexandra is an alumni of the Getty Center’s Museum Leadership Institute. In 2010, she was named one of Edmonton Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 under 40 and in November 2011 was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award from MacEwan University.