Meet the Team

The CIG is managed by a group of passionate individuals in the arts community and beyond. They make up a volunteer board of directors that have extensive experience in the nonprofit world and work diligently to shape the Canadian Improv Games into an inclusive, diverse, fun, and engaging national program. 

 
The CIG also hires a full-time Program Manager to run the day to day operations of the organization as well as a number of part-time contractors. The CIG team extends from coast to coast to coast. Meet some of our team below!

National Office Staff

Spencer Dunn Headshot

Spencer Dunn

Program Manager
spencer@improv.ca

Board of Directors

Sara Peel Head Shot

Sara Peel

Director, Chair/President
sarapeel@improv.ca

Jameson Glas Headshot

Jameson Glas

Director, Treasurer
jameson@improv.ca

Kate Dearness

Director
kdearness@improv.ca

Alexandra Murphy

Director

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Ryan Merkley

Director

Julie Dumais-Osborne

Director

Jenn Ellinas

Director

The Canadian Improv Games Ombudsperson

ANDREW SHAVER

cig.ombuds@gmail.com

The Canadian Improv Games Ombudsperson is an impartial and embedded 3rd party who is available to anyone who has questions or concerns that they would like to discuss in a safe and confidential way.  If you are in need of support to help with a difficult situation or challenging conversation related to your involvement with the Canadian Improv Games please reach out to the CIG Ombuds.