Board of Directors for 2013 – 2014

Please feel free to contact the board member in your region with any question or concerns. Contact ecma <at> for board member contact information.


  • Heather Gibson (Chair)
  • Erin Best (First Vice Chair)
  • Shawn Bostick (Second Vice Chair)
  • Charles Coll (Treasurer)
  • Dawn Beaton (Secretary)


  • Andrew Fedora (NS)
  • Charles Coll (PE)
  • Dawn Beaton (CB)
  • Dean Stairs (NL)
  • Erin Benjamin (ON)
  • Erin Best (NL)
  • Gary Sappier (NB)
  • Heather Gibson (NS)
  • John Ellingbo (Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative)
  • Kimberly Sinclair (Music Nova Scotia)
  • Michael Kennedy (NS) - Past Chair
  • Paul Alan (PE)
  • Peter Daniel Newman (Music Newfoundland and Labrador)
  • Richard Hornsby (Music/Musique New Brunswick)
  • Stephen MacDonald (CB)
  • Shannon Pratt (Music PEI)
  • Shawn Bostick (NB)

Honourary Directors

  • Heather Ostertag
  • Sheri Jones


  • Keith Maher—Financial


Andy McLean
Executive Director
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Andria Wilson
Operations Manager
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Rose Allen
Marketing & Communications Manager
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Chantal Caissie
Artist & Member Relations Manager
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Shelley Nordstrom
International Export Manager
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Kathryn Herbert
Financial Controller 
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Andree Gracie
Manager of Partnerships
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Dave Cotie
IT Consultant