CASC Volunteers

Volunteers & Dedicated Helpers

These are some folks who love comedy so much, they give their time and effort to push CASC mission forward.

Social Media & Website Committee

Johanne Britton - Chair
Johanne Britton is the President and Co-Founder of The Mob’s Press and its family of arts, entertainment & ticketing websites. She started covering and supporting comedy in Montreal in 2010 and has never looked back.

Being fluently bilingual, Johanne brings eight years of digital marketing, professional industry networking and deep familiarity in the arts and culture space of Montreal, QC to CASC. Her passion is to help upcoming artists, comedians and entrepreneurs reach their goals anyway she can.

Email at johanne@canadianstandup.ca
Mike Mitchell - Instagram Community Manager
Mike Mitchell began his comedy career in 2016 as a way to chase his childhood dream of writing brief bios in the third person. Mike has won the Go Yuk Yourself comedy competition in Hamilton, opened for K.Trevor Wilson and the Steel Town Degenerates comedy tour, has appeared on the Border City Comedy Festival, Durham Region Comedy festival, Burly Calling music festival, and performs regularly across Ontario.
Donovan Deschner - Web Development

Fundraising Committee

Allie Pearse - Chair

Email at donate@canadianstandup.ca
Ben Duval - Corporate Fundraising

Membership Committee

Chris Smith - Chair

Lobbying Committee

Ana-Marija Stojic - Chair

Email at lobbying@canadianstandup.ca
Nick Durie - Petitions
Nick Durie started doing stand-up comedy at the ripe age of 37, in the un-ripe city of Hamilton. Now back where he belongs in Toronto, he regularly performs at Absolute Comedy and The Corner Comedy Club, all the while balancing a professional career almost no one understands. It's been his life-long goal to be the Ambassador of anything, so he is incredibly proud to join CASC. The fact that this bio is still going is meant to mask his lack of credits.

Email at nick@canadianstandup.ca

PR and Marketing Committee

Damien Nelson- Chair

Email at pr@canadianstandup.ca
Johanne Britton - Marketing

Industry Relations Committee

Adam Helfandgreen - Chair
While he has been laughing his whole life, Adam is a relative new comer to the comedy scene. Born and raised in Toronto and growing up as a working musician and songwriter, Adam brings his public policy and advocacy background to CASC. Adam earned a Master of Public Policy and Administration where he focused on culture policy and the creative industries and has held positions in the provincial government and various advocacy organizations representing a diversity of issues including domestic violence, public legal education & access, and live music. Adam is excited to be joining the CASC team and to learn as much your life as a comedian as our industry relations coordinator.

Email at adamhg@canadianstandup.ca

Safety, Anti-Harassment, and Anti-Discrimination Committee

Ashley Cooper - Chair

Email at ashley@canadianstandup.ca
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