sources staff they are a changin'
1994 SEES MORE CHANGES at Sources than ever before.
New faces include R&D Associate Richard
Simm who recently has overseen the choice, purchase and installation of
a half-dozen new computers, new printers including a 600 dpi-QMS,
Windows For Workgroups, and more. A specialist in electronic Bulletin
Board Systems, he will oversee the installation of the Parliamentary
Names & Numbers database online. He also heads
research and development of other electronic services for the company.
Mike McErlean comes to the new position of General
Manager/Circulation Promotion Manager at Sources from
Decker Periodicals Inc. of Hamilton, Ont., where he managed a 500%
growth in subscribers in two years. In the new position he's
responsible for overall co-ordination of activities and for promoting
and fulfilling paid and controlled distribution. He will co-ordinate
marketing and sales, and becomes an assistant financial officer. He
also becomes Publisher of the stand-alone Parliamentary Names &
Apart from the Publisher, the longest-serving person at Sources
is Tracy Blyth. She started in 1982 and worked her way to Associate
Publisher. Tracy is taking over Display Advertising and Sponsorship
sales, a mandate being vacated by Philomena Stevanovic. Tracy will
retain her important client services role, especially communicating
with the liaison people in the organizations listed in this directory.
Outgoing is Managing Editor Brandi Dickman, who
recently became a new mother and whose contribution to the current
edition was as Subject Index Editor. During Brandi's maternity leave
former Assistant Managing Editor Susan Clarke became Creative Head,
Head of Production Susan now takes over the job of Managing Editor.
Listings Sales Research and Co-ordination of
Listings Sales were tasks performed for this edition by Katie Kaufman,
who also was Co-ordinator of SOURCES SELECT resources and
Editorial Consultant. Andrew Thompson, who joined us as an Account
Manager for this edition, has been retained to research and co-ordinate
listings sales for 1994. You could widen the smile on this
Newfoundlander's face by calling or faxing him [see masthead for
numbers] to suggest organizations you think should be listed.
In October Chief Financial Officer Indra Samlal
departed on a leave of absence. Her functions are being distributed to
Stacey Cohen, to the Publisher and to Mike.
Erstwhile Assistant to the Publisher Stacey has
evolved into a multi-tasking dervish who juggles production-oriented
work, invoicing, payables, editorial duties, dealing with our various
publics, and more.
Chris Sanderson, who had worked on an occasional
basis for Sources in the past few years, joined the
company full time in the Fall as Administrative Assistant. Another
all-around dervish, he becomes Assistant Circulation Manager and
Mark Douglas is the newest addition, breaking away
a couple of days a week from his English classes at The University of
Toronto to assist with the seemingly endless work that publishing a
Published in Sources 33, Winter 1993/1994
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