Brian Cleveland is a passionate Maritimer who lives and breathes the sea air and has resided on the Bay of Fundy his whole life. He is the Station Manager at Local 107.3FM in Saint John, NB and has been involved in community radio for nearly a decade. Brian obtained a BBA with a major in Human Resources in 2008 and also holds a Certified Human Resources Professional designation (CHRP).
Care Schummer 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 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.
Geneviève Dale is currently the Program Director at CJSW in Calgary. Previous to this position, she was Volunteer Coordinator from 2012-2014. Before that, she worked and volunteered at CFUV in Victoria, holding the position of Women's Collective Coordinator and host of Charts and Graphs. She has a BFA in theatre, and can do a mean Bjork impression. She has been involved in a variety of other projects including Urban Curvz Theatre, Mars Two, the NEAT blog, Beatroute, and more.
Johnnie Regalado is currently the Program Director at CFUV 101.9 FM in Victoria, BC. He has been actively involved with the station for over seven years. Johnnie is passionate about developing community arts through broadcasting and hosts a weekly music program called "True North", which showcases underground and experimental Canadian artists.
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.
Stephane Bertrand helped start “the Avalanche”, a radio show by and about people with disabilities, about nine years ago at CKUT-FM in Montreal. He identifies as having a light intellectual disability. Stephane has offered workshops on helping c/c radio stations become more accessible, and was the brains behind and co-editor of the NCRA’s disAbilities Handbook.