Marnie Badham (Research Fellow, Centre for Cultural Partnerships, University of Melbourne) is an artist-researcher who works between Canada and Australia. Badham previously led the Regina-based Common Weal Community Arts. She remains active in the Saskatchewan arts community and social justice issues. Drawing from her background as the author of The Menace of Measurement: A Discussion about Arts Indicators (2010) and her experience as a community-based artist, she has assisted with the development of the goals and methods of this research program. Badham has helped to situate this project within international scholarly and public policy research on the arts and culture. Badham is also assisting with the analysis and knowledge mobilization of our research findings.