Volunteers are the heart of the Sumi-e Artists of Canada (Ontario Not for Profit Corp #1428015). 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 four times a year to set direction and fund activities that promote sumi-e art in Canada.
|Past President||Kathy Matsushita|
|Membership Communication||Connie Bist|
|Meeting Records||Laura Hill|
|Professional Development||Nicole Tamir|
|Photographers||Gary Bist, Jonathon Obara, Vivian Obara|
|Website||Laura Beaton, Gary Bist|
|Social Media||Jonathon Obara|
|Annual Show Committee||Chairpersons: Gary and Connie Bist
Assistants: Diana Bullock and Marie Ikeda
|Social Convener||Linda Nakatsu|
|Ad Hoc Executive||Barbara Laplante|
|Executive Meeting Chairperson||Gary Bist|
Executive meetings are held at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre from noon to 12:30 pm on four Saturdays following a workshop as shown in 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.