The IVSA Board of Directors

The IVSA Board is comprised of representation from BC and Alberta.

The IVSA is responsible for bringing forward the issues of the industry as determined by the Board of Directors, who liaise with Industry groups, Provincial Government leaders, Liquor Boards, Liquor Licensing and the industry membership. Write to

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.


IVSA Executive Board

Brian Berry, President Revelry Imports
Carmen D'Onofrio, VP BC Stile Wines
Carolyn Badger, VP AB Empson Canada (AB)
Vicky Ainley, Treasurer/Director Vino Allegro Wine Imports
Lesley Brown, Director HQ Wine + Spirits
Matt Thirlwell, Director Vintage West Wine Marketing (BC)
Shauna Hansen, Director Vintage West Wine Marketing (AB)
Jon Watson, Director Renaissance Wine Merchants
Selwyn Rawstron, Director Empson Canada (BC)
Vacant Vacant


IVSA Advisory Board

Ted Latimer IVSA Executive Director
Mark Kuspira Crush Imports

Natino Bellantoni

Enoteca Bacco
Chris Stewart Harvest Vintage
Chris Perry

Landmark Selections

Chris Stewart

Harvest Vintage



We kindly thank the following industry leaders for their time served on the IVSA Board of Directors:
Norman Gladstone, Darryl Wienbren, Art Kendall, Jim Marion, Craig Windrim, Scott Adair, Paul Martin, Mike Longfield, Andrea McLaughlin, Tony Perri,  and Richard Loewen.