Comisión Directiva 2014-2016


President

Carolina
Carolina Galli

Carolina has been on the Board of Directors for three terms serving as the secretary. She is now beginning her first term as AMA’s President. She has enjoyed volunteering for AMA since its inception in 2001. Born and raised in Argentina, she moved to Canada 15 years ago, where she got married and had two beautiful daughters. Carolina is a Vocational Teacher and she is pursuing her Bachelor of Education at University of Winnipeg.


Vice-Presidente

Polin

Polín has volunteered for AMA for the last three years, coordinating the kitchen at Folklorama. She was also part of the New Year's Eve Party organization team as well as the Truco events. She moved to Canada ten years ago with her family, two boys and her husband. Polín works at Brock Corydon DayCare as an ECE II, and she enjoys being a part of the Canadian education system.

Secretary

Cynthia

This is Cynthia's first year on AMA's board; however she has volunteered in Folklorama and other activities since she came to Canada ten years ago with her husband and her three boys. Cynthia works at Brock Corydon DayCare and she has specialized in children with special needs. Cynthia's passions are her family and the weekly "cafecito" with her girlfriends.


Sub Secretary

Karina
Karina Izbizky

This is Karina's first year on AMA's board. She was elected in October of 2014. She has volunteered in a few Folklorama festivals in the past as part of the cultural display team. Karina moved to Canada 12 years ago with her husband and her son. She is a licensed audiologist in the province of Manitoba and works as a clinical Audiologist in the private sector. Karina has a passion for baking and enjoys spending time with friends and family.



Treasurer

Mabel

Mabel has been on the Board of Directors for two terms serving as the treasurer from 2004 to 2008 and has been the Tango Pavillion Finance Coordinator for Folklorama 2005 & 2007
Born and raised in Argentina, she moved to Canada 13 years ago with her husband and her three sons. Mabel has a B. Commers (Hons) from de Universidad Argentina de la Empresa and the Supply Management Training certification from the University of Manitoba and she is currently working as a Buyer @ Pollard Banknote.
Mabel likes to cook for her family and friends, play Tennis and Zumba classes.


Sub Treasurer

Davo

Davo has been on the Board of Directors for several terms, organizing and assisting in many AMA events and activities. He came to Canada with his wife and daughter in early 2005. He spends his spare time fishing, both in summer and in winter, camping, playing the guitar and enjoying life with his family and friends. Davo works as a Business Analyst and Application Architect for ID Fusion Software at the Government of Manitoba.



Member of the Board

Marcelo

This is Marcelo’s first year as a Member of the Board of AMA. Marcelo’s been a regular volunteer at Folklorama since 2003. He moved to Winnipeg from Buenos Aires, Argentina with his wife Viviana and their two daughters, now 21 and 17. While not working, Marcelo enjoys spending quality time with friends and family. He enjoys preparing ‘asados’ (Argentinean barbecues), watching classic movies and practicing yoga. Marcelo is an Architect and he is currently working as a Project Manager in the Construction field for Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries.



Member of the Board

Alejandra

This is Alejandra's first year on AMA's board; she has volunteered for Folklorama at the Cultural Display for many years and as a coordinator the last two years.
She moved to Canada in 2003. Alejandra works as software quality assurance.