The 110 Arts Cooperative Board of Directors is comprised of 2 representatives from each of our member organizations, one of whom is a staff member and one from that organization’s own board of directors. While sitting on the board, these individuals make consensus-based decisions that are in the best interest of the 110 Arts Cooperative, as what benefits the co-op also benefits our members.
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David Pay is the founder and Artistic Director of Vancouver’s Music on Main where he has earned an international reputation as a leading-edge classical and contemporary music programmer. Dave has been on faculty at The Banff Centre and Capilano University and is a frequent curator and speaker at conferences and festivals around the world. He served as Artistic Director of ISCM World New Music Days 2017, the largest new music festival in Canada’s history.
Roy Surette was Touchstone’s Artistic Director from 1984 to 1997. He returned in July 2017 to Touchstone Theatre after twenty years: ten where he enjoyed island living as Artistic Director for the beautiful Belfry Theatre in Victoria and ten at the helm of Montreal’s esteemed Centaur Theatre in Montreal where he was Artistic & Executive Director. Much of his career has involved championing new work and Canadian playwrights and he is proud and happy to be back home working in Vancouver’s resilient and inspiring cultural community. He has received multiple awards as a director, has directed across Canada, including for National Arts Centre, Canadian Stage, Shaw Festival, The Arts Club Theatre, The Vancouver Playhouse, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Theatre Calgary, Axis Theatre, Carousel Theatre and productions in Scotland and Australia. Roy has had the great pleasure of working with many incredible theatre makers since graduating from Studio 58 a long, long time ago.
Selina Crammond is the Director of Programming at DOXA Documentary Film Festival. She is passionate about all things people, art and social justice. Selina has worked and volunteered with a number of organizations including Vancouver International Film Festival, CBC Radio, CiTR Radio and Girls Rock Camp Vancouver. Her love for the arts extends to her downtime as she plays drums in Supermoon, currently signed to Mint Records. Selina earned a degree in Communication and Film Studies from Simon Fraser University (SFU) and is an associate of SFU’s Institute for Humanities.
Peter ter Weeme is EVP, Purpose and Brand Citizenship for Elevator Strategy, a Vancouver-based marketing and communications firm that works at the intersection of data, emerging technologies and social purpose. A 25-year veteran of the sustainability movement and expertise in marketing and communications, sustainability issues, and business strategy, his professional experience spans the world of corporate, government and non-profit clients in North America, Europe and Asia. With an MBA specializing in environmental management, he has founded and grown two successful consultancies and led the marketing and communications at Mountain Equipment Co-op (www.mec.ca) from 2001-2006. Peter is Vice President of the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival and has previously co-chaired the Vancity Community Foundation and chaired Canadian Business for Social Responsibility. He has also been an advisor to a variety of other organizations working on environmental and social initiatives.
Chris Sklar is an Architect and Principal of Lodge Architecture. Born and raised in Vancouver, Chris travelled the world working for award-winning firms in Rotterdam, Berlin, and New York before returning home to hang up his shingle in 2017.
Chris grew up listening to classical music with his family and, as a young man, worked at Vancouver’s Magic Flute. The record shop helped connect Chris to Vancouver’s rich music community and form relationships that continue today on the board of Music on Main.
Kevin is a lawyer practicing corporate and commercial law at one of Vancouver’s largest law firms and is on the board of directors of Touchstone Theatre. He is originally from Calgary and has been living and working in Vancouver for the past five years. A fan of the theatre, Kevin enjoys attending theatre productions and has previously performed in Touchstone Theatre’s annual fundraiser, The Lawyer Show. He also sings in a local show tunes choir that performs Broadway music.
Jason Dubois is an arts manager with more than two decades experience working in performing arts creation, dissemination and presentation. Career highlights include working as Festival Manager for the National Arts Centre’s Canada Scene, a 39-day festival in the summer of 2017 involving more than 1000 artists in performing, visual and media arts. Jason has previously served as Producing Director for the Canada Dance Festival, as Executive Director of Dance Victoria, and with Eponymous as Producer for Kidd Pivot and Company 605, Associate Producer for Wen Wei Dance, Production Manager for Vancouver New Music, and Director of Patron Relations for DanceHouse. He is Associate Producer for the Dance Centre’s Dance In Vancouver – a biennial showcase for Vancouver dance artists and a networking event for Canadian and international dance presenters. Jason has served as a director on the boards of The Greater Vancouver Alliance for Arts and Culture, The Professional Arts Alliance of Greater Victoria, the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists BC Chapter (CADA/West), and as president of the Canadian Dance Assembly’s National Council.