PrintForward Board of Directors

PrintForward is governed by a Board of Directors, including up to 13 Active Members and two Supplier Members. The Board is responsible for determining the direction and policies for PrintForward.  PrintForward also has a number of standing committees which report to the Board Directors. Each standing committee is chaired by a member of the Board.  Association management is led by the Directors and supported by administration and member services staff.

Loris Pavan

Chair of the Board and Communications Chair
RR Donnelley
Vancouver, BC

Kris Bovay

Pacific Bindery Services
Vancouver, BC

Rob Varnel

Director, Membership Committee Chair & Government Affairs Committee Chair
R&M Trade Laminating
Vancouver, BC

Daryl Akin

Hemlock Harling Distribution
Richmond, BC

Adam Mash

Mills Office Productivity 
Vancouver, BC

Blair Fraser

West Coast Reproduction Centres
Richmond, BC

Tom Chambers

Delta, BC

Catherine Duley

Director and Golf Committee Chair
Richmond, BC

Neil Perry

Kelowna, BC

Kevin Burden

West World Paper
Port Coquitlam, BC

Doug Climie

Vice Chair and Scholarship Committee Chair
Hemlock Printers
Burnaby, BC

Jennifer McConnell

Director and Programs Committee Chair
Metropolitan Fine Printers
Vancouver, BC

Edwin Nosworthy

Director and Operations Chair 
Thunderbird Press
Richmond, BC

Standing Committees

Operations Committee
The Operations Committee prepares the Society’s budgets and oversees the preparation of financial statements for the annual general meeting.

Government Affairs Committee
The Government Affairs Committee fosters and maintains liaison between the Society and the provincial and civic governments on behalf of the industry.

Membership Committee
The Membership Committee promotes the value of membership and endeavors to provide added value programs to help members be profitable.

Program Committee
The Program Committee provides educational programs and social events to benefit members. Educational programs are unique to the printing industry providing courses and seminars to assist in the advancement of industry.

Scholarship Committee
The Scholarship Committee oversees fundraising for the development of memorial scholarships for the benefit of students entering the graphic communications industry through a recognized post secondary education program.

Communications Committee
The Communications Committee includes the Chair, Vice-Chair, Membership, Operations, Program and Government Affairs Chairs and association management staff. The Committee monitors communication about the industry and initiates communications with other stakeholders and the public to maintain and improve the image of the association and the industry.