Press Release

2 Nov 2020 5:22 PM | CJA (Administrator)

 Press Release For Immediate Release 

November 2, 2020 

Gail Golberg has been appointed as the new Chair of the  Canadian Jewellers Association Board of Directors 

At the Canadian Jewellers Association (CJA) Annual Meeting held on October 26, 2020, the new CJA Board of Directors was voted and accepted by the members. The CJA is pleased to announce the appointment of Gail Golberg as the new Chair of the CJA Board for 2020-2022. 

Gail is the Principal at Custom Creations by GG and M&G Management Services in Thornhill, Ontario. Gail is a third generation jeweller and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting at McGill University. She has also completed various diamond grading and jewellery related courses at GIA and other institutions. Over the years, Gail was the Past-President of JVC, President at Fabrikant (Canadian division), Director of Sales at Diarough Canada, and Director of Sales & Purchasing at Beverly Hills Jewellers Mfg. 

Gail is joined on the Board by the following: 

Past Chairman – Marco Miserendino, Bijouterie Italienne P.M. Inc., Montreal, Quebec 

1st Vice Chair - Angela Betteridge, Angela Betteridge Jewellery Inc., Kelowna, B.C. 

2nd Vice Chair - Stephen Cole, Spicer Cole Fine Jewellers Ltd, Fredericton, N.B. 

Treasurer - Kevin Kaye, Citizen Watch Canada, Ltd., Markham, Ontario 

Director - Marco Pasteris, Birks Group, Montreal, Quebec 

Director – Chau Lui, Paris Jewellers, Edmonton, Alberta 

Director – Mark Devereaux , Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group, Neenah, Wisconsin 

Director – Kevin Vantyghem, Vantyghem Diamonds, Kitchener, Ontario 

Director – Sergio Chamahyan, Orosergio Jewellery, Toronto, Ontario 

Director – Shant Purutoglu, Gem Lab Appraisal Services, Toronto, Ontario 

Contact: Carla Adams 

Office Manager 

Canadian Jewellers Association 

Phone: 800-580-0942 



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