Sydney McNeill

graduated from the Academy of Learning in Vancouver, BC with an Office Administration Diploma and a desire to apply the education to the arts.  Throughout school, she managed a book marketing firm dedicated to importing books from independent publishers in the US and UK and distributing them throughout Canada.

She moved home to Edmonton after graduating in August, 2013 and was offered a job as Office Manager at the Old Strathcona Business Association (OSBA), a non-profit whose mandate is to enhance, promote and protect the businesses of the Old Strathcona community. As well as managing the OSBA, Sydney works as Community Manager at Block 1912 Café, where she selects local artists and musicians to showcase and co-ordinates participation in local events.