CIMA Committees

Internal Committees 2018-2019

Board of Directors

For a complete listing of CIMA Board of Directors, please see CIMA Leadership.

Executive Committee

Chaired by the Board of Directors Chair (or next Vice-Chair in the Chair’'s absence) the Executive Committee meets to assist the President in the daily operations of the Association, as well as to act as a liaison between the Board of the Directors and the staff of the Association.

  • Chair:– Lisa Logutenkow, Dine Alone Records
  • Vice-Chairs:
    • Shauna de Cartier, Six Shooter Records (Past Chair)
    • Chris Moncada, Last Gang Records (Government Affairs)
    • Justin West, Secret City Records (Global Affairs)
  • Vice-Chair & Secretary:– Jake Gold, The Management Trust (Export Development)
  • Treasurer:– Kieran Roy, Arts & Crafts

Finance and Audit Committee

Chaired by the Treasurer of the Association, the Finance and Audit Committee assists the Board in fulfilling its responsibilities with respect to the integrity of the association’s financial statements, reports and financial reporting process. Members include the Treasurer plus two Directors.

  • Chair: Kieran Roy, Arts & Crafts
  • Simon Mortimer-Lamb, Nettwerk Productions
  • Iain Taylor, Cadence Music

Government Affairs Committee

Elected by the Board, the Government Affairs Committee monitors government legislation, regulations, funding programs and regulatory bodies, to establish CIMA’s position on public policy and regulatory issues, and advocates to government on members’ behalf. The Committee is Co-chaired by two directors and comprises both Directors and Members-at-large.

  • Co-Chair: Chris Moncada, Last Gang Records
  • Co-Chair: Gord Dimitrieff, Aporia Records
  • Nick Blasko, Amelia Artists
  • Pegi Cecconi, SRO Management
  • Shauna de Cartier, Six Shooter Records
  • Tim Jones, Pipe and Hat Music Group
  • Ian McKinnon, Groundswell Records
  • Simon Mortimer-Lamb, Nettwerk Productions
  • Tim Potocic, Sonic Unyon Records
  • Lisa Stewart, File Under Music
  • Michelle Szeto, Paquin Entertainment Group
  • Iain Taylor, Cadence Music
  • Ryhna Thompson, Envision Management
  • Anne Vivien, Musique Select

Export Development Committee

The Export Advisory Committee reviews and recommends candidates for participation in Canadian Blast Showcases and provides strategic advice and input on CIMA’s Music Export Canada programming. The Committee offers its market expertise and knowledge in an effort to help staff determine market priorities and direction for its export planning. The Committee is not tasked with operational issues relating to specific missions; rather it is strategic in its approach. It meets quarterly via teleconference, and on an ad hoc basis via teleconference/email as needed. The Committee comprises Directors and members-at-large.

  • Chair: Jake Gold, The Management Trust
  • Jeff Beaulieu, Hopeful Tragedy Records
  • Peter Cardinali, Alma Records
  • Shauna de Cartier, Six Shooter Records
  • Tim Des Islets, Noisemaker Management
  • Stephen Franke, Blue Heron Music
  • Jon Landry, Groundswell Music
  • Scott Long, Music Nova Scotia
  • Chris Moncada, Last Gang Records
  • Beverly Moore, More Music Management
  • Simon Mortimer-Lamb, Nettwerk Productions
  • Evan Newman, Outside Music
  • Michelle Szeto, Paquin Entertainment Group
  • Tony Tarleton, acronym Records/Jumping Thru Hoops
  • Iain Taylor, Cadence Music
  • Mark Watson, Watson Entertainment

Gala + Awards Committee

This Committee provides input to CIMA staff and helps guide the Gala nominations, judging process and strategic goals of the annual event.

  • Tim Des Islets
  • Jake Gold
  • Sandy Pandya
  • Anne Vivien
  • MORE TBA

Bylaw Review Committee

This ad hoc committee will review and update CIMA’s bylaws. This exercise will bring CIMA’s bylaws in line with the pending legislation, Ontario’s new not for profit corporations act. It will also modernize the bylaws, and address issues such as diversity and representation (ie: geographic, gender), review of term limits etc. This will also be an opportunity to review CIMA’s membership levels and definitions. The Committee will comprise Directors, members-at-large and/or other individuals with required expertise on legislation and governance issues.

  • Shauna de Cartier
  • Gord Dimitrieff
  • Jake Gold
  • Iain Taylor
  • MORE TBA

Ontario Advisory Committee

  • Alysha Brilla – Artist and Producer
  • Tim Des Islets – Founder, Noisemaker Management
  • Peter Katz – Artist
  • Rob Lanni – Co-owner, Coalition Music
  • Noah Mintz – Engineer at Lacquer Channel Mastering
  • Preetam Sengupta – Artist and Founder, Letting Artists Make Music
  • Tony Tarleton – Co-founder, acronym Records/Jumping Thru Hoops
  • Amie Therrien – Manager, Balsam Pier Music

If you're interested in joining any CIMA Committees, please contact Administrative Coordinator Matt Badoe for more information.

External Committees

FACTOR Board of Directors

  • Tim Potocic, Sonic Unyon Records
  • Justin West, Secret City Records

Radio Starmaker Board of Directors

  • Shauna de Cartier, Six Shooter Records
  • Lisa Logutenkow, Dine Alone Records
  • Simon Mortimer-Lamb, Nettwerk Productions

Connect Music Licensing (formerly AVLA) Board of Directors: Stuart Johnston, President, CIMA

Connect Music Licensing (formerly AVLA) Rates Advisory Committee: Stuart Johnston, President, CIMA

Ontario Media Development Corporation Industry Advisory Committee: Stuart Johnston, President, CIMA, Co-Chair

Resound Board of Directors: Stuart Johnston, President, CIMA