TORONTO — Members of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television will see lots of familiar faces among members of the 1998-99 Board of Directors, as all incumbents were re-elected to the new term on Monday.
Individuals on the Board of Directors for the 3,000-member association responsible for the Genie, Gemini, and Awards serve two-year terms, with about half up for election annually. This year all 10 of the 21 directors voted in by their peers were incumbents.
The re-elected incumbents are; Tom Allwood, Christopher Dedrick, Jefferson Lewis, Stuart Margolin, Bill Mustos, Brigitte Prochaska, Anthony Sherwood, Peter Svab, Jane Tattersal and Pamela Wallin.
The remaining members are: Mary Armstrong, Bob Brooks, Rudy Buttignol, Ron Cohen, Paul Gratton, Louise Jobin, Peter Kent, Ann Medina, Stephen Roloff, Robert Roy, Kevin Tierney, Maria Topalovich and John Vandervelde.
The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television is mandated to promote exceptional creative achievement in the Canadian film and TV industries.