Jennifer Petrilli - Managing Director

With a 20+ year career as an arts administrator specializing in communications and fundraising, Jennifer Petrilli has guided many arts organizations and artists towards achieving strategic goals and implementing successful campaigns. With her in-depth knowledge of Canada's ever-shifting, non-profit arts scene, Jennifer's expertise in project management, strategic planning, marketing and communications is helping the Canadian Network for Arts & Learning achieve its goals of strengthening the sector and bringing together arts-in-learning facilitators across the country.






Kaitlyn Bois - Researcher and Database Manager

Kaitlyn's view of maps as an art form is what originally drew her to the Canadian Network for Arts & Learning and our innovative mapping project. Her meticulous attention to detail, her extensive skills in coding and her passion for the arts, combined with her graduate certificate in Geographic Information Systems, have been pivotal in making the Eduarts map the invaluable tool that it is.




Diane Chan - Marketing Specialist

Diane is a digital marketing consultant and journalist with an MBA from Cranfield School of Management and a Bachelor of Marketing Communication from Ryerson University. Prior to business school, she was managing editor of Azure magazine in Toronto, and has worked for The Telegraph and Wallpaper in London, UK. Diane currently freelances across a variety of industries with a client list that includes: Accor Hotels, Canadian Interiors, Canadian Network for Arts & Learning, Hockey Night in Canada, U31 Design, and WestJet; in addition, she reports on design shows globally for various publications. In her spare time, Diane runs marathons, practices hot yoga, and volunteers with the homeless. She also holds a piano degree from The Royal Conservatory of Music.







Yaara Docrat - Research Associate

Yaara is a passionate primary-junior educator, education researcher, arts education consultant and program coordinator. Her research examines how the arts can support the emotional self-regulation of students attention and/or hyperactivity challenges. Yaara first became involved with CNAL in 2018, when she filled a short-term role as the Community Engagement Coordinator for The Digital Map of Arts & Learning. You can read Yaara’s new article in CMEA here: Generalist Teachers Using the Arts as a Pedagogical Tool to Support Students with Exceptionalities in Inclusive Educational Settings.