Board Committees

 

CAA Executive Committee

Margaret Anne Hume, Co-Chair
Karen Gansel, Co-Chair
Matthew Bin, Past Chair; acting Treasurer
Robert Mackay, Secretary
Anita Purcell (staff)

 

CAA Governance & Nominating Committee

Margaret Anne Hume, British Columbia (Chair)
Karen Gansel, Ontario
Robert Mackay, British Columbia
Anita Purcell (staff)

 

CAA Finance & Corporate Strategy Committee

Karen Gansel, Ontario (Chair)
Matthew Bin, Ontario (acting Treasurer)
Sylvia Barnard, Ontario
Melanie Marttila, Ontario
Mark Vulliamy, British Columbia
Margaret Hume, British Columbia
Anita Purcell (staff)

 

Fundraising and Sponsorship Sub-Committee
Zana Gordon, British Columbia (Chair)
Melanie Marttila, Ontario
Mark Vulliamy, British Columbia
Anita Purcell (staff)

 

Strategic Planning Task Force

Sylvia Barnard, Ontario (Chair)
Jillian Bell, Saskatchewan
Karen Gansel, National Co-Chair, Ontario
Melanie Marttila, Ontario
Stephen Thompson, Ontario
Mark Vulliamy, British Columbia
Doug Jordan, Ontario (Consultant)

 

Operational Committees

Advocacy Committee

Jeananne Kirwin, Alberta (Chair)
Matthew Bin, Ontario
Elizabeth Hill, Alberta
Margaret Hume, British Columbia
Anita Purcell (staff)

 

Branch Support & Development Committee

Kathleen Schmitt, CAA–Metro Vancouver
Arlene Smith, CAA–National Capital Region
Sharon Frayne, CAA–Niagara
Nan Williamson, CAA–Peterborough
Lee Parpart and JF Garrard, CAA–Toronto
Robert Mackay, Regional Director–BC & YT
Anita Purcell (staff)

 

MarComm Committee

Matthew Bin (Chair)
Brandi Tanner, CAA–Toronto
Pamela Paterson, CAA–National Capital Region
Richard Lowery, CAA–Peterborough
vacant, CAA–Niagara
vacant, CAA–Metro Vancouver
Anita Purcell (staff)

 

Membership Committee

Margaret Anne Hume (acting Chair)
Arlene Smith, Ontario
Ronald Hore, Manitoba
Myrtle Siebert, British Columbia
Anita Purcell (staff)

 

Program Committee

CanWrite! 2021 Planning Task Force

Karen Gansel, Ontario (acting Chair)
Chris Canniff, Ontario
Brian Douglas, British Columbia
Christopher Gorman, Ontario
Margaret Hume, British Columbia
Jean Kay, British Columbia
Richard Lowery, Ontario
Bob Mackay, British Columbia
Jade Mbongo, USA
Ann Shortell, Ontario
Anita Purcell (staff)

 

CAA Branch Executive Volunteers

Canadian Authors—Metro Vancouver

Kathleen Schmitt, President
Carol Tulpar, Program Director
Naomi Steinberg, Treasurer
Ron Kearse, Recording Secretary
Myrtle Siebert, Membership Chair
May Wong, Membership Records Keeper
Jean Kay, Executive at Large
Elizabeth McLean, Executive at Large
Jill Tunbridge, Executive at Large

 

Canadian Authors–National Capital Region

Arlene Smith, President
Sherrill Wark, Treasurer
Christine Beelen, Membership Coordinator
Adrienne Stevenson, Program Coordinator
Gill Foss, Branch Historian
Robynne Eagan, Executive at Large
Beverly Boutilier, Executive at Large

 

Canadian Authors–Niagara

Sharon Frayne, President
Charlotte King, Past President
Cat Wilson, Treasurer
Sylvia Barnard, Secretary
Program Coordinator, Randi Evans
Charlie Schott, Membership; Electronic Writer-in-Residence
Leah Young, Webmaster; Fifteen Stories High Coordinator
Keith Inman, The Banister Coordinator
Heather Sanders, Executive at Large

 

Canadian Authors–Peterborough

Nan Williamson, acting President
Diana Chan-Salitter, Executive at Large
Stephen Thompson, Executive at Large
Richard Patterson, Executive at Large
Richard Lowery, Executive at Large

 

Canadian Authors–Toronto

Lee Parpart, Co-President
JF Garrard, Co-President
Brandi A. Tanner, Membership Coordinator
Stephanie Wyeld, Secretary
Ed Seaward, Executive at Large
Christopher Gorman, Executive at Large
June Rogers, Executive at Large
Pamela Yuen, Executive at Large