The Magazines Canada Board of Directors has appointed Jennifer Varkonyi Chair of Canada’s national magazine association for 2019–2021.
Jennifer Varkonyi is the publisher of Maisonneuve, an award-winning Montreal-based quarterly of arts, opinion and ideas. Originally from Saskatoon, she lives in Montreal with her husband and three children.
She succeeds Chair Dominique Ritter, former Editor-in-Chief of Reader’s Digest Canada.
The 2019–2020 Board of Directors are:
Jennifer Varkonyi, Maisonneuve, Board Chair
Patty Baxter, East Coast Living
Ryan Benn, Alive
Gilles Gagnier, Canadian Geographic
Joe Glionna, Oral Health
Kelly Hobson, Reader’s Digest Canada
Ken Hunt, Toronto Life
Scott Jamieson, Canadian Forest Industries
Christine Johnston, Maclean’s
Chelene Knight, Room
Michal Kozlowski, Geist
Samia Madwar, The Walrus
Francine Tremblay, OWL
Officers appointed by the board are:
Jennifer Varkonyi, Chair
Scott Jamieson, Past Chair
Gilles Gagnier, Treasurer