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Thanks to EMSD Canada Office Staff

  -  AFM Electronic Media Services Division Director

en français

As most of you know, the September issue of International Musician focused on electronic media and the Electronic Media Services Division. I am extremely happy to hear of the positive feedback that has been received in connection with the articles and features contained in this issue, as well as the contributions made by EMSD staff on both the East Coast and West Coast.

I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the hardworking staff that administers electronic media in our Canadian Office. Lead by Vice President from Canada Alan Willaert and Executive Director Liana White, the staff that services our Canadian locals and members are listed in the box on page 13, along with their specific functions. I would like to thank Director of Administration Susan Whitfield for providing this information.
Recently, I had occasion to visit the Canadian Office and meet with Electronic Media Supervisor Daniel Calabrese to discuss the administration of our agreements and those unique to Canada as well as the “new use” process. I was impressed with the work ethic of the department, and I would like to offer my appreciation to Daniel and his staff for their continued sincere efforts to the cause.

Remerciements au personnel de la Division des services relatifs aux médias électroniques du bureau du Canada

par Pat Varriale, directeur, Division des services relatifs aux médias électroniques et adjoint du président de la FAM

Comme vous le savez sans doute, le numéro de septembre d’International Musician était consacré aux médias électroniques et à la Division des services relatifs aux médias électroniques. Je suis ravi de tous les commentaires positifs reçus au sujet des articles de ce numéro et de la contribution du personnel de la Division, sur la côte ouest comme sur la côte est.

Je souhaite profiter de l’occasion pour souligner le travail sans relâche du personnel responsable de l’administration des médias électroniques au sein du bureau canadien. Sous la direction d’Alan Willaert, vice-président pour le Canada, et de Liana White, directrice générale, le personnel de la Division est au service de nos sections locales et de nos membres. Vous trouverez leurs noms et leurs titres dans l’encadré à la page 13. J’aimerais remercier Susan Whitfield, directrice de l’administration, qui a fourni ces renseignements.

Récemment, j’ai eu l’occasion de visiter le bureau canadien et de rencontrer Daniel Calabrese, superviseur de la Division des services relatifs aux médias électroniques, pour discuter de l’administration de nos ententes conjointes et de celles qui touchent uniquement le Canada, ainsi que de la procédure à suivre pour la « nouvelle utilisation ». J’ai été impressionné par l’éthique de travail du service, et je tiens à remercier Daniel et son équipe pour leur dévouement.

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