Posted on: Saturday, September 13th, 2014

WIFTA AGM & PROPOSED BY-LAW CHANGES

WIFTA UPDATE:
WIFTA 2014 Annual General Meeting:

Date: October 25, 2014

Place: CAYK Marketing: 5720 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, (403) 456-0072
The offices are upstairs. Walk right into their space at the end of the hall.

Time: 10 am to 12 noon

Please find attached a copy the proposed revised WIFTA By-laws. Please be advised that the AGM will require 70% of our membership to vote on the revised By-laws. If you can not make the meeting PLEASE fill in the attached Proxy Form and assign another WIFTA member or myself (Susan Feddema-Leonard of Grande Cache) to act as your proxy. Please send the proxy by email to admin@wifta.ca, or fax to 1-780-827-4799

Women in Film & Television Alberta (“WIFTA”)
Proxy for Annual General Meeting

The undersigned Member of WIFTA hereby appoints __________________ of the city of ____________, Alberta, as the nominee of the undersigned to attend and act for the undersigned and on behalf of the undersigned at the Annual General Meeting of the Members of WIFTA to be held on the 25th day of October 2014.

DATED this ___ day of ______________, 2014.

SIGNATURE:
Name (please print):

NOMINATING COMMITTEE NOTICE: 

Pursuant to the current WIFTA Bylaws, Nomination Notification is being sent out to the entire membership today on September 13, 2014. The WIFTA Nominating Committee has nominated the following people to the Board of WIFTA. These nominations are dependent on an up-to-date membership and a verbal/email confirmation of acceptance. New Nominees should also forward a short Bio or resume to admin@wifta.ca.

Patricia Meilleur
Share Munoz
Geoffrey Boddy
Susan Feddema-Leonard
Susan Singh (Suza)
Laura Vinson
Please note that Kathy Fedori will stay on the WIFTA Board of Directors as Past President.

Please send any additional nominations and Bio/resume to admin@wifta.ca

If you have any questions contact:
Susan Feddema-Leonard, WIFTA Vice-President
admin@wifta.ca or 780-827-6314 (cell) or 780-827-2696 (office)

For copies of the Proposed By-laws or a Proxy Form, email admin@wifta.ca



Posted on: Monday, September 8th, 2014

WIFTA President Patricia Meilleur supports the Leonardo DiCaprio movie, ‘The Revenant’

Edsel Hilchie with WIFTA President Patricia Meilleur and Robin Mounsey. Edsel and Robin are location managers for the highly anticipated Leonardo DiCaprio movie, ‘The Revenant’, slated to be filmed in Alberta and British Columbia. Patricia spent time trekking terrain scouting a location for the 1800s Western while the team was in Alberta recently. The movie’s director is Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, is known for his works in ‘Babel’ and ‘Biutiful.’ ‘Biutiful’ is a 2010 Mexican-Spanish drama film.

Edsel Hilchie with WIFTA president Patricia Meilleur and Robin Mounsey.



Posted on: Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Congratulations to Premier Jim Prentice

 

Susan Feddema-Leonard, WIFTA Vice-President

Premier Jim Prentice and Susan Feddema-Leonard, WIFTA Vice-President

From the beautiful mountain town of Grande Cache to to Alberta’s top political office. Women in Film & Television Alberta – WIFTA congratulates Jim Prentice.

Jim Prentice and Susan Feddema-Leonard, Vice-President of WIFTA and President of the Grande Cache Chamber of Commerce, at a recent event in the isolated mountain community where Jim grew up.



Posted on: Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Meet the WIFTA Board of Directors

We welcome Susan (Suza) Singh on board. She accepted the position as a Treasurer on August 18, 2014. Our board has restructured. Meet the Board of Directors 2014/2015 as follows:

President: Patricia Meilleur
Vice-President: Susan Feddema-Leonard
Secretary: Share Munoz
Treasurer: Susan (Suza) Singh
Past-President: Kathy Fedori
Director: Geoff Boddy
Director: Rayna McKay

Learn more about the Board of Directors here.

You too can be involved…. stay tuned for our Annual General Meeting on October 25, 2014.