Chrissy Dicks is a community builder and arts worker of L’nu (Mi’kmaq) and settler ancestry from Corner Brook, Ktaqmkuk (Newfoundland). She has been instrumental in Lawnya Vawnya’s growth since 2013 and is now the organization’s Executive Director. Chrissy is also First Light’s Spirit Song Festival Coordinator and sits on the Board of Directors for Riddle Fence Arts Magazine and Eastern Edge Gallery. Chrissy has a B.A from Memorial University and completed post graduate studies at NSCAD University. She now lives in St. John’s with her golden retriever, Rosie.