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Kamloops Music Collective Board of Directors

2023- 2024

Please click here to access the Kamloops Music Collective's most recent Consititution and Bylaws

Wilf Froese, President


Wilf, who was initially introduced to KISSM through an invitation to attend a finale showcase performance almost 20 years ago, was so captivated with the organization that he has been involved ever since. Wilf’s own music background is extensive. He has a degree in Education with a major in Music and has played in a number of bands through the years including Barney Bentall’s band in the 1980s, as well as in Kamloops with the Beyond Brass Big Band and the Community Band. Professionally, Wilf is a partner in the software company, Idealever, which has offices in Kamloops and Vancouver and clients from across North America. When Wilf is not working, he can be found rehearsing for an upcoming gig or spending time with friends and family enjoying the local
arts scene.  

Karen Jensen, Vice President

Karen is a former student of the Kamloops Interior Summer School of Music and was overjoyed to introduce her child to the Kamloops Music Collective through Set the Stage and KISSM. Karen is a UBC Alumni with a Bachelor of Commerce and Masters in Science and Business. Karen and family relocated from Switzerland to Kamloops in 2021 for her to join the British Columbia Lottery Corporation as the Director of Corporate Procurement. Karen also is Sessional Faculty at Thompson Rivers University teaching in the School of Business and Economics. Wanting to further serve our community and enable access to music for children, Karen joined the Kamloops Music Collective Board in January 2023. 

Tobi Jensen, Treasurer

Tobi is a Commercial banker, holding a degree in Finance from University of Northern British Columbia as well as a Masters of Business Administration from Thompson Rivers university. She has spent her entire career in the banking industry with an emphasis on helping business clients with their business needs. In her personal time, Tobi likes to spend her time volunteering in the local community and spending time outdoors with her husband and her dog. Tobi is excited to bring her various experiences to the Board of Directors!

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Kristin Dangelmaier, Secretary

Kristin Dangelmaier is a professional engineer, holding a degree in Chemical Engineering (UBC, 1989). She has spent her entire career in the pulp & paper sector, with an emphasis on environmental management and control, working at facilities in Alberta, Orgeon and B.C.   Kristin joined the Kamloops Mill in 2002 and is presently Manager, Environment, Quality and Technical.  Kristin is also the proud parent of two KISSM alumni.

Cheryl Martin, Director


Cheryl joined the KISSM Board in 2012 after her two daughters attended the summer camp two years in a row.  Cheryl saw first-hand the benefits of the KISSM program and appreciated the camp’s approach to include ALL children, whether they had a musical background or not.  Her own love of music and dance keeps her enthusiasm for KISSM strong.  She appreciates how the program supplements other musical opportunities in the schools and the community.  Cheryl is a lawyer in Kamloops and is the managing partner of Martin & Martin Lawyers.  In addition to her professional practice and time spent volunteering, Cheryl enjoys chasing her musical pursuits in piano and tenor saxophone, as well as spending time outdoors with her family as an avid snowshoer, kayaker

and hike.

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Graham Specht, Director


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Lucas O'Fee, Director

Lucas O'Fee is currently enrolled in the faculty of law at Thompson Rivers University. Before pursuing law, Lucas worked as a trombonist and received degrees in music from the University of British Columbia and Indiana University. Lucas is a former student of the Kamloops Interior Summer School of Music and is excited to bring his various experiences to the Board of Directors!

Megan Alpaugh, Executive Director

Megan Alpaugh has been working at Kamloops Music Collective in multiple roles to help create, organize and facilitate events and programs for the past 5 1/2 years. Prior to beginning at the Kamloops Music Collective, Megan went to Thompson Rivers University and got her Bachelor of Business Administration, and then went on to Georgian College to get her graduate certificate in Event Management. Her position with the KMC allows her to combine her passions of helping to organize and run events, with her other passion; office administration. Following her predecessor, Kim Mangan, Megan is excited to continue her work with KMC and all the musical families of BC Interior!

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