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Board of Directors and Committees

Cindy Andrew

Chair  |  Calgary
EX-OFFICIO on Finance & Audit Committee, Governance Committee, & nominating Committee

Born and raised in Edmonton, Cindy received her Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta. She then moved to Calgary to pursue a diverse career across a number of business sectors: oil and gas, regulated utilities, transmission and power, transportation, and environment.

Outside of her executive roles, Cindy has participated on a number of boards in various capacities in both the not-for-profit and profit sectors. Cindy is passionate about music, food, wine and travel, and shares these loves with her spouse, Jeff. They love going to local music events and have been known to drive to small towns in Alberta to ensure they don’t miss seeing a particular favourite band. Cindy is a long-time CKUA listener and contributor and is excited to extend her board participation with the CKUA family as current Board Chair. Cindy has served on the Board of Directors since 2015.

Robert Martin  

Vice-Chair  |  Edmonton
member, GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE

Robert is a professional engineer and is currently the Chief Information Security Officer for Alberta Health Services. In that role, he is accountable for protecting the electronic health information entrusted to Alberta Health Services by Albertans across the province.

In addition, Robert is also active in the community with his support of the Kids In The Hall at-risk youth program located in Edmonton’s City Hall, and has contributed to his neighborhood Community League for several years. Robert has been a huge fan of CKUA for over 25 years and is excited to help build one of Alberta’s cultural treasures as one of CKUA’s Board members. Robert has served on the CKUA Board of Directors since 2016.

Brad Trumble    

Treasurer  |  Calgary
CHAIR, FINANCE & AUDIT COMMITTEE; Member, governance committee

Brad is a broadly experienced financial and operational leader specializing in revenue growth and strategy. He began his career in cable television with responsibility for customer operations and community programming. Later, he joined Shaw Cable (Communications) where he launched Digital Music Express, the original forerunner of cable music.

Brad has been involved in several community boards including chair of the Chinook Theater society (Edmonton), and as vice-chair of hockey Calgary for 7 years, and has been involved in several community boards as part of their audit and finance committees. He’s passionate about music, especially jazz, as well as community involvement and playing golf whenever possible. Brad holds MBAs from Queens and Cornell Universities along with a CMA-CPA professional designation. He joined the CKUA Board of Directors in 2019.

Charity Callahan  

Secretary  |  Calgary
CHAIR, GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE

Charity helps organizations reach their potential by empowering them to make the necessary changes to ensure their plans come to life. Having worked in numerous countries over the course of her career, Charity understands how to engage all levels of diverse and distributed teams. She is able to identify solutions to challenging situations and appropriate governance and risk management practices to prioritize opportunities and prevent future occurrences.

Charity has called Calgary home since 2008 where she’s active in her community, advocating for small businesses and building a better future for her family. Charity has served on the CKUA Board of Directors since 2015.

Jason Bossert  

Edmonton
member, FINANCE & AUDIT COMMITTEE; member, NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Jason has been in the commercial insurance industry for over 20 years. He is currently a partner with Foster Park Brokers Inc. where he specializes in insurance placement and risk management for regional, national and international organizations. It is Jason’s work with the non-profit industry that he finds most rewarding as it supports his passion for community service.  He assists non-profit organizations with insurance solutions and board governance.

Not one to be idle, Jason is an active volunteer. He is the current chair of Literacy Without Borders, providing literacy programs to youth in Belize. Jason is a long time Rotarian, board member of Northern Alberta Risk and Insurance Management Society and regular volunteer for numerous local non-profit groups.

His personal life is no less lively. Jason and his wife Lisa have 5 very active children. He calls them his CKUA babies; from morning chaos to end of day child collection, CKUA is always on in the background. Jason is thrilled to join the CKUA board and give back to an organization that provides the soundtrack to his life. Jason joined the Board of Directors in 2018.

Jay Nelson   

Calgary
member, FINANCE & AUDIT COMMITTEE; member, GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE

As an obsessive and curious music fan, Jay has been volunteering with western Canadian music organizations for over 25 years. Most recently, Jay spent eight years on the Board of the Folk Festival Society of Calgary serving in the roles of Secretary, Treasurer, and Vice Chair. As a performing musician, Jay fills out singer-songwriter Scott Macleod’s tunes with acoustic guitar and mandolin.

Beyond music, Jay volunteers with his community association Board where he holds the position of Vice President.  He also writes a column on craft beer for the local on-line entertainment magazine, The YYScene. Professionally, he is a 25-year veteran of the technology industry with experience in sales, marketing, and finance. Jay joined the CKUA Board of Directors in 2019.

Adam Rozenhart  

Edmonton
CHAIR, NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Adam is a 10-year veteran in digital and social media marketing. Right now, he hangs his hat at ATB Financial, working with an incredible team of communications public relations professionals as a Director, Social Media Strategy on the Media & Story team.

With a BA in Psychology, English and a background in communications writing, Adam was drawn early in his career to the growing phenomenon of social media. One of his earliest projects was as founder and editor-in-chief of OilersNation.com, the popular independent Oilers news website written for fans of the team by fans of the team.

He eventually moved on to take the leading digital role at Calder Bateman Communications, where he led numerous innovative campaigns including NoHomophobes, which garnered extensive industry recognition and international media attention and has been shared by over 150k users. Other significant projects include volunteering as Director of Digital Communications for the successful 2013 Don Iveson for Mayor campaign, as well as hosting and producing a travel podcast (the Expats), hosting his own YouTube video channel (Just Adam Minute), and co-founding Nerd Nite Edmonton.

Adam was honoured to be named one of Alberta Venture’s Next 10 in 2011, Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2013, and to receive the University of Alberta Alumni Horizon Award in 2014. Adam joined the CKUA Board of Directors in 2018.

Tiffany Schell  

Edmonton
member, FINANCE & AUDIT COMMITTEE; member, NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Tiffany has over 25 years of professional experience within the private sector, public sector, and government. She gained significant broadcasting knowledge and management board experience from working at Rogers Communications.

Tiffany grew up in Muskoka, Ontario, spent most of her professional career in Toronto, Ontario, and relocated to Edmonton in 2015. With a diverse taste for music and a die-hard habit of listening to terrestrial radio, she was quickly introduced to CKUA. She has been listening to Holger Petersen’s <em>Saturday Night Blues</em> for decades and was delighted to find his <em>Natch’l Blues</em> program on CKUA. Baba and his <em>Mid-Morning Mojo</em> quickly became another favourite. Tiffany enjoys the incomparable access to local, independent, and non-commercial artists that CKUA provides.

Currently Tiffany volunteers with the CPA Alberta Edmonton Chapter where she supports all activities that promote the accounting profession and foster networking opportunities for CPAs. She enjoys adventures with her partner Evaristo, and his children, that include food, music, culture, arts, hikes, and of course lots of laughs. Tiffany joined the CKUA Board of Directors in 2019.

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Committees

Finance & Audit Committee

Chair: Brad Trumble

The Finance & Audit Committee reviews the financial plans of the Foundation for consistency with the Foundation’s financial objectives and to monitor the ongoing finances of the Foundation.

Governance Committee

Chair:  Charity Callahan

The Governance Committee promotes best practice corporate governance principles within the CKUA Radio Foundation. The Governance Committee is responsible for the areas of Board policy development, ensuring Board duties and Committee structure are properly established and communicated, and for establishing the role of and the process to select the Board Chair, Directors, Committee Chair(s) and Officers.

Nominating Committee

Chair:  Adam Rozenhart

The Nominating Committee is responsible for ensuring that the CKUA Board of Directors is composed of qualified and skilled persons capable of, and committed to, providing effective governance leadership to the CKUA Radio Foundation.