Board of Directors

The organization is governed by a president who is also chief executive officer and chair. It also has one executive director and 36 vice presidents covering the entire social spectrum of the society.

 Members of the Board of Directors of the 

National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada

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 THE NEW BOARD 2021-2023  

The New Board for the period of March 2019, to March 2021 will be:
Ex Officio Members of the Board:
Mohammad Tajdolati, Ph.D. “Humanities and Social Sciences” Chair of the Board, Ombudsman, Chief Electoral Officer, Chair of the Awards Committee. Iranian
Maria Voutsinas,B.A. Executive Director and Commissioner For taking Affidavits and administering the oath for the members of the NEPMCC.
Daniela Spirlac. Director-coordinator of Marketing and Promotions
Members of the Executive:
Thomas S. Saras: President, CEO and Chairman of the Board. “Patrides”
Susana Donan Senior VP, Alternate President. Latino
Maria Voutsinas, Executive, Managing Director, Senior VP. Greek
• Hon. Joe Volpe, Senior VP, Membership and Programs., Italian
Kathy L. Lin Senior VP, Professional Development. Chinese
Hermie Garcia, Senior VP, Policy and Constitutional Affairs Philippine
Neel Nanda, Comm. Senior VP, Secretary General. Hindi
Arif Ahmed, Senior VP, Treasurer. Bangladeshi
Logan N. Logendralingam, Senior VP, Internal Corporis Affairs, Tamil
Luba Cherny, Senior VP, Cultural & International Affairs. Russian
John S. Saraidaris Senior VP, Public Image Co/ Editor in Chief. Greek
Ahmed Shah Hotaki, Senior VP, Special Events Coordinator Afghani
Ned Blair, Senior VP, Education/ Training/ New Membership. Caribbean
VICE PRESIDENTS:
Ricky Castellvi, VP, Public Relations, CNE and New Comer Days Pilipino
Sandie De Freitas, VP. TV and Cinematography. Caribbean
Paul Nguyen, VP, Social Media (New Trends). Vietnamese
Lydia Sun, VP. Public Relations, Community Outreach. Chinese
Margaret Bonikowska, VP European Affairs. Polish
Ranjit Wickramasinghe, VP, South Asian Affairs. Singhalese
Mila A .Garcia VP, Humanitarian and Immigration Affairs. Philippine
Dimitris Vohaitis VP, Issues of Justice and Equality. Greek
Eugenia Bakchinow, Human Rights and Free Speech. Russian
Mulugeta Zergaber, VP, Photojournalism. Eritrean
Saad Alsafar, VP, Free Press and Democracy. Arabic
Nishantha Don, VP, Marketing and Promotion. Sri lankest
Dumitru Popescu, VP Print-Membership, “Observatorul”. Romanian
Isa Melo, VP Events Organizer/ Magazine Membership. Brazilian
Mohammad-Bagher Samimi, VP, Free Lance Journalists. Persian
Mieczyslaw Kolosowski, European Affairs. Polish
Emmanuel Ayiku VP, African Affairs “Ghanaian News”. Ghanaian
Teshome Woldeamanuel VP, Community Outreach. Ethiopian
Roberto Hausman VP, Senior Adviser to President Latino

AGENTS GENERAL:
Quebec

• The Hon. Basilio Giordano Chair Agent General for Quebec Italian
Vahakn Karakachian, Co-Chair organizer Armenian

Manitoba:
Helen Wang, Agent General, Chair “Manitoba Chinese Tribune” Chinese

Alberta:
Phillip Lam Agent General, Chair “Vietnam Times Magazine” Vietnamese

British Columbia:
Vinnie Combow, Senior VP, Chair of Provincial Council. South Asian
William-Doyle Marshal, Board Member. Caribbean
Maura De Freitas “ Board Member”. Irish

“The authority and powers of the Agent General are equal to those of a Senior Vice President. Each Agent General represents the Council in his Province and is responsible to organize the members of the local Ethnic Press and Media, in the area of his/her jurisdiction.”

The NATIONAL ETHNIC PRESS AND MEDIA COUNCIL OF CANADA, is a not for profit, non-Governmental organization (NGO), representing 850 Canadian Publications, and another 150 Electronic Media, (TV and Radio). Our members are serving 101 linguistic and cultural communities.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
The Head Office of the NEPMCC is located at:
The Press Gallery, # 212
Toronto City Hall
100 Queen Street West
Toronto On. M5H 2N2
M5H 2N2
Our Mailing address is:
NATIONAL ETHNI PRESS AND MEDIA COUNCIL OF CANADA
P.O.BOX 266, DON MILLS POSTAL STATION
70 WYNFORD DR.
TORONTO ON. M3C 2S2
Tel: 416- 921 8926 or 416- 921 4229
Fax: 416- 921 0723
Email: saras@nepmcc.ca and info@nationalethnicpress.com
Web Sites: www.nepmcc.ca www.nationalethnicpresscouncil.com
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