National Council & Staff

National Council

Eric Enno Tamm, Chair
Anita Daher, First-Vice Chair

Heather J.  Wood, Second Vice-Chair
Julia Lin, Treasurer
Sapha Burnell, British Columbia/Yukon Representative
Gail Sidonie Sobat, Alberta/Northwest Territories/Nunavut Representative
Bruce Rice, Manitoba/Saskatchewan Representative
Mia Herrera, Ontario Representative
Shelagh Plunkett, Quebec Representative
Chuck Bowie, Atlantic Representative
Benj Gallander, Advocate

Carmen Rodriguez, Advocate
Anna Marie SewellAdvocate

Staff

John Degen, Executive Director
jdegen@writersunion.ca
416-703-8982 
ext. 221

Siobhan O’Connor, Associate Director
soconnor@writersunion.ca
416-703-8982 
ext. 222

Gaeby Abrahams, Fund Development & Projects Manager
gabrahams@writersunion.ca
416-703-8982 ext. 223

Valerie Laws, Office Administrator
info@writersunion.ca
416-703-8982 
ext. 224

Rebecca Benson, Equity, Membership, & Engagement Coordinator
rbenson@writersunion.ca
416-703-8982 
ext. 226

Doyali Islam, Write Editor
write@writersunion.ca

Gaeby Abrahams, Write advertising inquiries
ads@writersunion.ca