Friday, December 8, 2023

GSCA Announces 2013 Board of Directors

Lake Anna, VA, USA — GSCA is pleased to announce the results of the 2013 board of directors election. The following candidates will join the board for a two-year term beginning on January 1, 2013.

Representing Institutional theaters:

  • Glenn Shaver, Ontario Science Centre
  • Gordon Stalans, Tennessee Aquarium
  • Kim Cavendish, Museum of Discovery and Science

Representing Commercial Theaters:

  • Mark Bretherton, Worlds Biggest Screens
  • Berend Reijnhoudt, Omniversum

Representing Distributors:

  • Mark Katz, National Geographic Cinema Ventures

Representing Manufacturers/Suppliers/Other Related Businesses:

  • Toby Mensforth, Mensforth and Associates
  • Mike Lutz, IMAX Corporation
  • Rick Gordon, RPG Productions (one-year term to fill position vacated by Gil Perez)

Representing Producers:

  • Jonathan Barker, SK Films
  • Daniel Ferguson, Cosmic Picture

They will join the following board members, who still have one year left on their board term:

  • Steve Bishop, Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts
  • Jeffrey Kirsch, Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
  • Michele Canto, Canadian Museum of Civilization
  • Tim Hazlehurst, Marbles Kids Museum
  • Laurent Dondey, La Géode
  • Bob Harman, MacGillivray Freeman Films
  • Don Kempf, Giant Screen Films
  • Paul Fraser, Blaze Digital Cinema Works
  • Lisa Truitt, National Geographic Cinema Ventures
  • Shaun MacGillivray, MacGilivray Freeman Films
  • Dennis Laws will represent Euromax in an ex-officio board position

The new board will meet via conference call in late-December to elect officers and committee chairs. Results will be announced when they are available.
GSCA extends its sincere appreciate to the following outgoing board members, who completed their terms in 2012:

  • Charlotte Brohi, Houston Museum of Natural Science
  • Jackie Mollet, Saint Louis Science Center
  • Mary Nucci, Rutgers University
  • John Wickstrom, Museum of Science and Industry
  • Andy Wood, Giant Screen Films
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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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