TVB announces new board

Returning as the Television Bureau of Canada's chair is Rita Fabian, CTV's SVP of sales and marketing.

Yesterday, the Television Bureau of Canada announced its 2008 board of directors. CTV’s Rita Fabian, SVP of sales & marketing, remains as chair. Vice-chair is Errol Da-ré, EVP sales, Alliance Atlantis Communications. Treasurer is Chris McGinley, VP western operations, CanWest MediaWorks. Secretary is Mitch Dent, EVP sales, Rogers Media Television. Theresa Treutler continues as TVB’s president.

The other board members are: Michel Gagnon, VP sales & marketing, RDS; Bill Hanson, VP programming & marketing, CTV Winnipeg; Mike Keller, GM, Midwest Broadcasting; Brett Manlove, VP/GM, Global BC; Brad Phillips, regional VP (BC), Rogers Media Television; Dave Scapillati, GM media sales and marketing, CBC Television; and Don Shafer, VP/regional manager, BC Interior Group, Astral Media.