Board Members

Board of Directors

President: Grace Westcott

Vice-President and Chair, Communications: Karen Walton

Secretary: Michael Bookman

Treasurer: Carolyn Poirier

Chair, Events: Anouchka Freybe

Chair, Fundraising: Anna Porter

Chair, Writers in Peril Committee: Peter Showler

Chair, Indigenous Affairs: Jean Teillet

Member at Large: Marcello Di Cintio

Member at Large: Paola Gomez

Member at Large: Eluned Jones

Member at Large: Scott McIntyre

Member at Large: Ziya Tong

Member at Large: Bruce Walsh

 

Advisory Board

Chair: Richard Stursberg

Randy Boyagoda

Neil Bissoondath

Kristin Cochrane

Valerie Connor

Douglas Coupland

David Cronenberg

Ronald Deibert

Esi Edugyan

Omar El Akkad

Charlie Foran

Adam Gopnik

Kevin Hanson

Mark Kingwell

Rohinton Mistry

Elana Rabinovitch

Devyani Saltzman

Philip Slayton

Tanya Talaga

Michael Wernick

Ken Whyte

 

Past Presidents

Richard Stursberg (2017-2021)

Randy Boyagoda (2015-2017)

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)