Peter MacGibbon (Regions) has been active in various community sectors over the past 20 years, including the creative economy, lifelong learning, and health and social services. While President of ELAN, he helped put the western Quebec village of Wakefield on the cultural map for artists from across the province. He is currently collaborating with the Centre Wakefield-La Pêche to develop its cultural programming and produce community events for its 200-seat performance space. A long-time musician, he performs at various concerts and festivals with his own band and with other regional performers. Peter envisions a thriving cultural economy in the Outaouais region, where the arts are helping to support rural revitalization.