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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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|
PAST BOARD MEMBERS:
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