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.

Tina Novak (Workshop Facilitator)

Tina is a teacher and a parent to three kids. She is an enthusiastic and skillful educator with a passion for kids and learning.

Laura Barber (Workshop Facilitator)

Board of Directors (2017-2018)

Paisley Aiken (Founder/Co-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.


Janice Dupuis (Co-Chair)

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.

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.

Rowena Rae (Director)

Veena Sidhu (Director)

Sarah Tarnopolsky (Director)

Tina Novak (Director)