Governance Management

Freya Zaltz, Regulatory Affairs Advisor

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Freya has been the NCRA/ANREC's Regulatory Affairs Director for the last 12 years. She has also worked and volunteered at 5 different NCRA member stations in BC over the last 20 years. When not volunteering for the NCRA or a station, she is a lawyer for the BC Ministry of Justice. She spent the last 15 months living in Wellington, New Zealand and returned to Canada at the end of May.

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Care Lucas

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Care Lucas started in campus and community radio at Radio Laurier in 2005, eventually accepting the role of Station Manager.  She then attended Conestoga College for Radio Broadcasting, and was the Afternoon Drive announcer on 88.3 CJIQ.  After spending five years working as a producer in commercial radio, Care returned to Laurier to accept the position of Advertising Manager at WLUSP.  She currently oversees the advertising and sponsorship for Radio Laurier and several campus and community publications.

Catherine Fisher

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Catherine Fisher has volunteered in c/c radio since 1988 and she is currently a programmer and board member at CJLY-FM on Sinixt traditional territory in rural BC. She was elected to the NCRA board in 2007 and served 3 board terms, ending in 2013. She's excited to contribute to the work of the organization again this year.

Francella Fiallos

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Francella Fiallos is the Programming and Development Director for CKDU 88.1FM in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She has been active in campus and community radio for over four years. She completed her Bachelor of Journalism degree at Carleton University in Ottawa and is currently completing her Master's in Journalism at the University of King's College. Her work has been featured on CBC Radio, AMARC, rabble.ca, and Storytellers of Canada. She is on the Polaris Prize jury.

Katie Sage

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Katie Sage is an visitor on unceded Songhees (Lkwungen) & W̱SÁNEĆ (SENĆOŦEN) Territories. Sage's background is in visual arts and curation, they are currently the Program Director at CFUV 101.9 FM in Victoria, BC. They host a weekly 1 hour music program "iN/RaiN-B0Ws" which showcases LGBTQ+ allied artists and also they have received 2 successful BC Arts Council grants to produce an arts and culture podcast called "ARTSCAPE". Sage has been working in arts and culture for 10 years and strives to incorporate vulnerability and play in all of the work that they do.

Melanie Zaitsoff

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From CJSR-FM, Edmonton. Station Manager

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Olivia Golosky

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A proud member of the Métis Nation of Alberta, Olivia Marie Golosky is a queer artist and advocate for equity with a passion for grassroots community-building. Hailing from Treaty 8, Fort McMurray, her background is in theatre, film, radio, music festivals and television production as a stage/production manager, technician and playwright.

Ophira Horwitz, President

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Ophira is currently the Station Coordinator at CFUZ in Penticton, B.C. and has been involved with campus and community radio for the past six years. An Ottawa native, community radio has taken her to some unforgettable places. Prior to her current role, she was the Station Manager at Nuxalk Radio in Bella Coola, B.C., which is dedicated to revitalizing the Nuxalk language. Before that, she worked for Journalists for Human Rights and taught community journalism in Sandy Lake First Nation, a fly-in community in Northern Ontario, as part of the Indigenous Reporters Program.

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Tara Landsley-Sutherland

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Tara is at CJSF-FM in Burnaby, BC

Tseten Drawu, Equity Officer

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From Alberta with Tibetan roots, Tseten is an activist, radio enthusiast, virology technologist, and counselor. Spending much of her time in Lethbridge as a community builder, and bringing authenticity in each moment.

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Victoria King

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Victoria King is the Program Director at CKUW 95.9 FM in Winnipeg MB. She first got involved in C/C radio in 2010 as a wide-eyed University student. She is passionate about the potential for radio to help build our communities into better places for everyone.