WIFT Vancouver Welcomes New Board

At WIFTV’s Annual General Meeting on September 20, 2022, the general membership elected four new members to the board of directors. The new four members are joining three members who have been reelected to continue on the board.

Newly elected directors for WIFTV include (in alphabetical order) Anaïsa Visser, Laura Arboleda, Shaelyn Johnston, and Shasha McArthur. 

WIFTV’s board is dedicated to our mission of advocating and organising for gender equity in funding, employment, and promotional opportunities in the film and TV industry; providing low-barrier, accessible programming, including mentorship and educational events to increase women and gender diverse participation in screen based media; and producing the annual Vancouver International Women in Film Festival that champions women and gender diverse creators. 

The total number of board members is now seven and includes (in alphabetical order): 

  • Anaïsa Visser 
  • Doreen Manuel
  • Gwen Haworth 
  • Laura Arboleda 
  • Regina Leung 
  • Shaelyn Johnston 
  • Shasha McArthur