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GSCA Announces 2018 Board of Directors

The Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) announces the results of the 2018 Board of Directors election. The following candidates will join the board for a two-year term beginning on January 1, 2018:

Representing Commercial Theaters

  • Paul Wild, IMAX Victoria inside the Royal BC Museum  

Representing Institutional Theaters

  • Phillip Crabtree, National Naval Aviation Museum Foundation
  • Michelle Duncan, The Tech Museum of Innovation
  • Marlene Janetos, Museum of Discovery and Science
  • Andy Zakrajsek, COSI

Representing Distributors

  • Mark Katz, Giant Screen Films/D3D Cinema

Representing Production

  • Taran Davies, Cosmic Picture
  • Meghan MacGillivray, MacGillivray Freeman Films

Representing Manufacturers, Suppliers, and Other Related Businesses

  • Diane Carlson, Giant Screen Cinema Consulting
  • Michael Daut, Evans & Sutherland
  • Derek Threinen, Giant Screen Films/D3D Cinema

An Ex Officio Director will be designated by Euromax.

These newly elected directors will join the following board members, who have one more year on their board term:

Representing Institutional Theaters

  • Kim Cavendish, Museum of Discovery and Science
  • Julie La Roche, Montreal Science Centre
  • Alan Nursall, Telus World of Science-Edmonton
  • Gordon Stalans, Tennessee Aquarium

Representing Distributors

  • Tina Ratterman, BIG and Digital

Representing Production

  • Jonathan Barker, SK Films
  • Christian Fry, CVF Productions
  • Phil Streather, Principal Large Format

Representing Manufacturers, Suppliers, and Other Related Businesses

  • Rick Gordon, RPG Productions
  • Mike Lutz

Officers and committee chairs will be determined at a board meeting in December.

GSCA extends its sincere appreciation to the following board members, who complete their terms in 2017:

  • Bryan Boehme, Christie
  • Michele Canto, Canadian Museum of History
  • Bob Harman, MacGillivray Freeman Films
  • Shaun MacGillivray, MacGillivray Freeman Films
Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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