VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 30, 2012) - The BC Chapter of the American Marketing Association (BCAMA) introduces the new Board of Directors for the 2012/2013 season. The BCAMA, founded in 1955, has been lead by a group of volunteer BC-based marketing professionals who balance their volunteer positions with the already challenging demands of career and personal life. They are dedicated to providing exciting programs and new initiatives that our BCAMA members and supporters value.
The 2012/2013 BCAMA Board of Directors:
Steve Kim - President
Steve is the President of Boilingpoint Group, and has over 13 years of expertise in strategic marketing, communications and business development gained from his experience within the media, entertainment, and technology sectors.
Sarah Clayton - President Elect
Sarah is the Director of Marketing and Communications at Regent College, where she works with an in-house marketing team to forge new innovative marketing paths in a competitive higher education industry.
Darrell Hadden - Immediate Past President
Darrell started Graphically Speaking over 20 years ago. As President, he has seen the company evolve from being the largest presentation graphics company in the Pacific Northwest to the second largest web developer in Greater Vancouver.
Kerry J. Plowman - Vice President Elect
With over 10 years of experience in marketing, Kerry founded WestCoast Internet Marketing to help small and medium sized business expand their reach into target audiences using inbound and outbound marketing technique, with a focus on lead generation and results-driven marketing strategies.
Pauline Craggs, CMA - Treasurer
Pauline has over 17 years of accounting experience as a Senior Accountant and System Specialist for two subsidiaries of a large high-tech international company, Kongsberg Gruppen.
Meghan Carter - Director of Marketer of the Year
Meghan is currently Director of Marketing at Maynards, an international auction house with a diverse global portfolio. As Director of Marketer of the Year (MOY), Meghan leads the team to execute the largest marketing award event in Western Canada.
Lindsay Smith - Director of VISION
Lindsay is the CEO and founder of Massive Media, a digital strategy and social video marketing company. Drawing on extensive experience in communications and information technology, Lindsay and her team help companies extract clear insights from their online marketing campaigns.
Regina Leung - Director of Breakfast Speaker Series
With over 10 years of experience in the software industry, Regina is skilled in project management, digital branding, client development, product analysis and the development of service solutions for emerging software companies.
Amanda Lee Smith - Director of Evening Speaker Series (Formerly Special Interest Groups - SIGS)
Amanda is an Account Manager at Domain7-a digital agency on a mission to "humanize the web". She carries out the charge by helping clients find online solutions to their real life business needs.
Kim Breakell Mech - Director Senior Executive Program (SEP)
Born and raised in Montreal and having lived in Toronto and Fontainebleau, France, Kim is currently with Central 1 Credit Union, in the role of Channel Sales and Marketing Director.
Pierre Burns – Director of Special Events
Pierre is a Strategy, Marketing, Business Development, Technology Executive and Consultant with over 14 years of experience. He's worked with companies such as Vancity, Sage Software, Electronic Arts, Vancouver NHL players, entertainment personalities, and other premiere brands.
Andrea Noble - Director of Communications
Andrea is a communications consultant with over 10 years' experience. With a background in visual art, theatre, and a BFA honours degree in Creative Writing from UBC, she generates conceptual ideas and integrated marketing solutions for ad agencies.
Meena Sandhu - Director of Social Media
Meena is responsible for leading ING DIRECT's social media and marketing strategy in Vancouver and has connected thousands of people through their Vancouver Cafe.
Sharon McInnis - Director of Marketline
Sharon is the owner of ProofingQueen® Editing, Canada's premier proofreading and fact-checking agency and the proud 'Proofreader of Record' for BCAMA.
Lionel Matecha - Director of Web Services
Lionel Matecha is an account director at Graphically Speaking where he continues to provide web marketing strategy and planning for a wide variety of clients since 2003.
Josh Budd - Creative Director
Josh is the Creative Director at Station X, a passionate storyteller, digital advocate, industry optimist, award-winning creative, new Vancouverite, dog lover, basketball fanatic, and lunch spot evangelist.
Bradley Shende - Director of Membership
As CEO of M2O Digital Agency and M2O Productions, Bradley has 15 years of creative experience as a producer of innovative multimedia content with an infectious passion for video and New Media.
Aylin Lavalle - Director of Volunteers
Aylin is a sales and marketing professional with over 10 years experience. With a Master's Degree and a Bachelor of Science, Aylin has studied in Lima, Peru, Buenos Aires, Argentina and currently in Vancouver where she is committed to furthering her education in Marketing as well as Project Management at BCIT.
Matt Chong - Director of Collegiate
Matt currently leads the integrated marketing communications strategy for clients at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).
Shafina Hajee - Director of Sponsorship
Shafina is currently the Business Development Manager at BBW International. She has more than a decade's worth of experience in sales and marketing.
Kirk Robinson - Director of Sponsorship
We'd like to welcome our newest board members and thank the 2011/2012 team for their tireless enthusiasm and initiatives last season.
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