Mothership Stories Society

Integrity                   Safety                        Joy

These are the guiding principles of Mothership Stories Society, the non-profit society that directs and guides all aspects of My Mother’s Story. It was founded in 2008 with the mandate to encourage the writing, collecting and performing of family stories. Mothership publishes the My Mother’s Story books, manages commissions and productions of My Mother’s Story theatrical events, our workshops and all the other creative projects we dream up that use mother stories as content. It also maintains the Archive of mother stories both online and in the digital repository at Langara College in Vancouver, BC.

Founding members: Jenn Griffin, Frances Flanagan, Marion Eisman, Eileen Barrett, Marilyn Norry.

Our Mission Statement:  Honouring our maternal heritage by exploring, writing, sharing, preserving and performing stories that illustrate our mother’s lives, for both our personal fulfillment and for the benefit of our collective history.

Vision: To paint a universal picture of and attach value to women’s lives globally by telling women’s history one mother at a time.

Creator/ Artistic Director: Marilyn Norry

Executive Director: Jenny Arntzen

Associate Director (publishing): Visnja Milidragovic

Associate Director (theatre): Jenn Griffin

Questions, queries, comments and compliments can be addressed to us at:


302 – 60 Richmond St.
New Westminster, BC V3L 5R7

Board of Directors

Stephanie Koonar

Jennifer Molton
Vice Chair

Joan MacLean
Secretary/ Treasurer

Lisa Bunting