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Volunteers are the heart of the Sumi-e Artists of Canada. They have kept the organization going over 30 years! The following volunteers belong to the executive. Positions are voluntary and members receive no salaries. The executive meets several times a year to set direction and fund activities that promote sumi-e art in Canada.

President Gary Bist
Past President Kathy Matsushita
Treasurer Barbara Laplante
Membership Communication, Correspondence Connie Bist
Meeting Records Connie Bist
Membership Roslyn Levin
Professional Development Nicole Tamir
Publicity Jonathon Obara
Photographers Gary Bist, Jonathon Obara, Vivian Obara
Website Gary Bist
Social Media Jonathon Obara
Twitter Diana Bullock
Annual Show Committee Chairpersons: Gary and Connie Bist
Assistants: Barbara Laplante, Diana Bullock and Marie Ikeda
Social Convener Linda Nakatsu
Executive Meeting Chairperson Rotated each meeting

Executive Meetings

Executive meetings are held at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre from noon to 1:00 pm on four Saturdays following a workshop. See the workshops section.

Members of the Sumi-e Artists of Canada are encouraged to become a volunteer and join the executive. There are always positions to be filled and tasks requiring volunteers. Join as an ad hoc executive member. Contact any of the executive to see how you can help or send us a note.