ELAN’s 12th Annual General Meeting took place on Tuesday (August 30th) at the MAI Café, 3680 rue Jeanne-Mance. In addition to unveiling our brand new website, we also confirmed our 2016-17 board slate.

ELAN’s executive consists of: President Bettina Forget (Visual Arts), Vice-President Valerie Buddle (Dance), Treasurer Kristelle Holliday (Regions), and Secretary Karen Cho (Film/Video).

Newly elected and re-elected board members are: Valerie Buddle (Dance), Fortner Anderson and Karen Cho (Film/Television), Rob Lutes (Music), Dan Webster (Presenting Organisations), Kristelle Holliday (Regions), Warona Setshwaelo (Theatre), Deborah Forde (Theatre: QDF), Khosro Berahmandi (Visual Arts), and Jeramy Dodds (Writing/Publishing: QWF).

Continuing board members are: Farah Fancy (Corporate), Louise Campbell (Music), Kalina Skulska (Regions), Bettina Forget (Visual Arts), and Paul Bracegirdle (Writing/Publishing), and Keith Henderson (Writing/Publishing: AELAQ).

Click here to see bios of our new and continuing board members.

Warm thanks to Andrew Tay (Dance), who has reached the maximum six years of service to ELAN’s board. Thanks as well to Amy Blackmore (Theatre), Deanna Radford (Writing/Publishing: QWF), Len Richman (Theatre: QDF), and Valérie d. Walker (Visual Arts), who have stepped down after valuable board service.

The annual business meeting was followed by a lively Schmoozer and Minute Market. A photo gallery will be available soon. If you could not attend the AGM and wish to see the package including documents for discussion, click here.


Guy Rodgers

Executive Director