Board Members

Board of Directors

President: Randy Boyagoda

Vice-President: Emily Keeler

Secretary and Chair, Governance and Legal Affairs Committees: Janne Duncan

Treasurer: Carolyn Poirier

Chair, Writers in Exile Committee: Marina Nemat

Chair, Writers in Prison Committee: Jim Creskey

Chair, Canadian Issues Committee: Elise Moser

Chair, Outreach (Western Canada): George Melnyk

Chair, Communications: Jennifer Lanthier

Chair, Events: Sasha Chapman

Chair, Membership: Suzanne DePoe

Member at Large: Nancy Jamieson

Member at Large: Russell Wangersky

Member at Large: Richard Stursberg

Member at Large: Paul Seesequasis

Member at Large: Vincent Lam


Advisory Board

Charlie Foran, Chair

David Cronenberg

Ronald Deibert

Ramin Jahanbegloo

Mark Kingwell

Naomi Klein

James Lahey

Yann Martel

Rohinton Mistry

Clayton Ruby


Past Presidents

Philip Slayton (2013-2015)

Charlie Foran (2011-2013)

Ellen Seligman (2009-2011)

Nelofer Pazira (2007-2009)

Constance Rooke (2005-2007)

Haroon Siddiqui (2003-2005)

Reza Baraheni (2001-2003)

Sandra Martin (1999-2001)

Ann Ireland (1998-1999)

Katherine Govier (1997-1998)

Ron Graham (1996-1997)

Nino Ricci (1995-1996)

Marian Botsford Fraser (1994-1995)

Alison Gordon (1993-1994)

Louise Dennys (1992-1993)

John Ralston Saul (1990-1992)

June Callwood (1989-1990)

Graeme Gibson (1987-1989)

Timothy Findley (1986-1987)

Margaret Atwood (1984-1986)

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