The IVSA Board of Directors

The IVSA is a registered not for profit society in British Columbia and Alberta. The Board is comprised of 20 persons, 10 from each province, with a presiding Administrative Council of 2 persons from each province.

The office is staffed by our Executive Assistant, Sharon Dillon, who manages day to day affairs of the IVSA  The administration team is responsible for arranging the popular Trade-Only "IVSA New Product Salons" in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, and Edmonton.

Executive Director, Richard Loewen, is responsible for bringing forward the issues of the industry as determined by the Alberta & BC Board of Directors, liaison with other Industry groups, Provincial Government leaders, Liquor Boards, Liquor Licensing and the industry membership.

B.C. Executive Board

Chair - Brian Berry Revelry Imports
Carmen D'Onofrio, Vice-Chair Stile Wines
Jim Marion, Director The Bacchus Group
Lesley Brown, Director
Vicky Ainley, Treasurer Vino Allegro Wine Imports
Matt Thirlwell, Director Vintage West Wine Marketing
Chris Perry, Director Landmark Selections
Natino Bellantoni, Director Enoteca Bacco
Andrea McLaughlin, Director Summit Fine Wines


Alberta Executive Board

Chair - Mark Kuspira Crush Imports
Chris Stewart, Vice-Chair Harvest Vintage Imports
Todd Ramsay, Director Marram Fine Wines
Tony Perri, Director Glazers of Canada
Shauna Hansen, Director Vintage West Wine Marketing
Mike Longfield, Director Roust Canada
Carolyn Badger, Director Empson Canada







We would like to thank the following industry leaders for their time served on the IVSA Board of Directors:
Norman Gladstone, Darryl Wienbren, Art Kendall, Ted Latimer, Craig Windrim, Scott Adair, Paul Martin