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Board & Staff

Our Team

Dusty

is our new Secretary and Business Agent. She is the past Vice President of IATSE Local 891 where she held various leadership positions in her 20 plus years at the local. She will be working on contract negotiations and labour relations, increasing member work opportunities, and getting the word out on the high caliber and talent of VMA 145 members. She looks forward to hearing from you.

Wayne

is our new comptroller. He is a CPA, CGA legacy (ON) and extremely experienced, having previous worked with the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, PSAC, and District of West Vancouver (Arts & Culture). Wayne will be handling all financial, HR, IT, and operations matters. Feel free to make an appointment if you have any questions.

Susan

As the administrative assistant, Susan performs many functions in the office. She is the first point of contact for all contracts coming through the office. She is the keeper of the files and is also knowledgeable about P2 work visa applications. Susan has been at the VMA since 2014. If you want help with your P2 application, please make an appointment.

Emily

As our new contract coordinator, Emily will be dealing with all contracts that are filed with us. She makes sure that all contracts are compliant with both the bylaws, as well as our tariff of fees. Should you require assistance with anything related to contracts, please do not hesitate to contact her or make an appointment with her.

Danelle

is our membership coordinator, handling member services questions and information. She is also a part of the contract workflow in the office. She has drop-in hours for questions on concerns – these hours are listed on our website. If you would like to see her outside of these hours, please make an appointment.

Eddie

is also a part of the membership services team, dealing primarily with data entry. He has also been working with our IT technician in rebuilding our membership database, which will allow for not only a more efficient workflow within the office, but to provide better service for our musicians as well.

Our Board

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David Brown
President

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Ed Henderson
Vice President

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Marcus Takizawa
Member at Large

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Sharman King
Member at Large

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Jennifer Hodge
Member at Large

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Mark Ferris
Member at Large

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Greg Cox
Member at Large

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Mike Brown
Member at Large

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Tom Arntzen
Member at Large