As the DGC BC's Executive Director, Kendrie Upton represents the organization in all facets of the industry. She's responsible for ensuring that Executive Board policies are implemented and that Members' needs are met. Kendrie is the key contact with federal, provincial, and municipal officials, the DGC BC's media contact and liaises with other labour organizations as well as sitting on the Executive Board of MPPIA (Motion Picture Production Industry Association). Kendrie also serves as a DGC BC Staff representative at all DGC National meetings. She has been very involved with the respectful workplace efforts that the Guild has engaged in both at the local and national levels. She currently chairs the cross industry Education, Training and Awareness Committee and serves as the co-chair of the MPPIA Diversity and Inclusion Committee.