J. Lindsay Hood
Lindsay Hood is a passionate supporter of CKUA, an avid listener since 1975 and a financial supporter since 1997 when he served as co-chair of CKUA and assisted in resurrecting CKUA after the station went off the air.
In his professional life, Mr. Hood has been actively involved in many notable oilfield service ventures in his 41 years in the sector. He has served as a field engineer, marketer, manager, executive, owner, founder and financier of successful oilfield service companies. Mr. Hood has served on the Boards of charitable and arts organizations, and both public and private companies.
He is currently the Chairman of Kobold Corporation – a privately-held oilfield service technology company founded in 2007.
BA, MA, Executive MBA
Mary Corbett has been a CKUA listener for 65 years. Her great uncle, Ned Corbett, was one of CKUA’s founders in 1927. She is passionate about music, the arts and the varied curation that CKUA provides for its listening audience. She has been a successful fund raiser for the organization and is dedicated to seeing CKUA reach its 100th anniversary and beyond.
Her post graduate career included teaching positions at Capilano University, University of British Columbia and St. Mary’s University before entering a non-academic career in commercial real estate in Calgary and Toronto. Subsequently she worked for Xerox Learning Systems (later Learning International) before taking a position with a large international seismic company. There she was responsible for both developing and administering the learning and personal growth programs for more than 1,000 employees worldwide.
Mary retired 15 years ago to more fully enjoy life and travel around the world with her husband. Her passions include singing, reading, travel, fly fishing and swimming in warm oceans.