Members

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The Executive and committee members provide all planning and administration for the Branch. All are volunteers and they offer the needed expertise in the spirit of writers helping writers.

Executive members are elected at the annual general meeting each December.

To become a member of the Canadian Authors Association, visit the national website.

 

Member News

We invite Metro Vancouver Branch members (Including Victoria) to submit their news for posting on Canadian Authors-Metro Vancouver Facebook Page. Contact VANpublicity@canadianauthors.org.

Bragging Rights

Members are encouraged to send updates on their writing-related news to be posted in the Canadian Authors national newsletter, Communique. Email fifty words maximum to info@canadianauthors.org before the 15th of each month.

Volunteers are welcome at any time.

 

CONTACT:

Executive:

President: Kathleen Schmitt  VANpresident@canadianauthors.org

Vice President: Carol Tulpar

Past President: Margo Bates  VANpastpresident@canadianauthors.org

Recording Secretary: Maureen MacDonald  VANsecretary@canadianauthors.org

Treasurer: Jean Kay  VANtreasurer@canadianauthors.org

Executive Member at Large: Robert W. Mackay VANExecMaL@canadianauthors.org

News You Can Use Editor: Carol Tulpar

Committees:

Program & Publicity Committee
Chair: Carol Tulpar  Members: Margo Bates, Robert W. Mackay, Nina Shoroplova, Maureen MacDonald, and Kevin Spenst (Advisor);
Website & Publicity Coordinator: Margo Bates; Social Media Coordinator: Patricia Sandberg

Writers’ Circles Coordinator: VANwriterscircles@canadianauthors.org

WORD Vancouver
Chair: 
Carol Tulpar  Members: Maureen MacDonald, Margo Bates

Whistler Independent Book Awards Shortlist Judging Coordinators: Margo Bates & Carol Tulpar

Click for our Executive member’s biographies.

 

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News & Events

CA–Metro Vancouver News & Events

NEXT EVENT:

Wed Jan 9, 2019, from 7 to 9 pm Voice: Who should tell your story? with Patricia Sandberg
Meeting location: BC Alliance for Arts + Culture

Save the Date: CanWrite! 2019 – May 16 to 19
Next year’s national conference takes place at the beautiful University of British Columbia campus in Vancouver, B.C. Early Bird Registration now open.

CA–Victoria News & Events

UPCOMING EVENTS IN 2019:

SPOTLIGHT Prose Open Mic
Tue, Feb 19
Tue, Mar 19
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Meeting location: Caffe Fantastico
965 Kings Road (at Quadra), Victoria, BC
Cost: Free admission