Sean Rodman (Executive Director)
Sean has worked in the non-profit field for over twenty years. He has also written several books for reluctant readers which have been published around the world. He feels lucky that Story Studio lets him combine his passions for making non-profits successful and writing for kids. Best. Job. Ever.
Naomi Shields (Operations Manager)
Board of Directors (2016-2017)
Paisley Aiken (Founder/Chair) Paisley is the founder of the Story Studio. She has a love of books, creativity and the outdoors. Her three young boys keep her fueled and on her toes.
Samantha Dickie (Director) Sam is a contemporary ceramic artist who has shared her enthusiasm for the arts with hundreds of young people, including an annual visual arts program at Margaret Jenkins Elementary School. She has two young children with whom she shares her enthusiasm for the arts.
Genevieve Grant (Vice-Chair) Genevieve is the vice-president of operations at Western Allergy. She is a writer and a parent with enormous passion and drive.
Kirstie Hudson (Director) Kirstie is an award-winning producer of the CBC radio show ‘All Points West. She brings to the board a wealth of experience in journalism and communications.
Amrit Lalli (Director) Amrit is a financial planner with the Investors Group. He is a passionate advocate of community sitting on several boards and volunteering as a basketball coach at Oaklands Elementary School.
Alison McClusky (Treasurer) As a parent and an accountant for the Victoria Foundation, Alison brings a wealth of charitable and financial experience to the board.
Christina Novak (Secretary) Tina is a teacher and a parent to three kids. She is an enthusiastic and skillful educator with a passion for kids and learning.
Alyssa Polinsky (Director) Alyssa has more than 10 years of experience in strategic communications in the public, academic and non-profit arts sectors. She has worked with the Greater Victoria Public Library, Vancouver Coastal Health and Simon Fraser University.