BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Kamloops Music Collective Board of Directors
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Brant Zwicker, President
Brant Zwicker, who has lived in Kamloops since 1982, is a lifelong broadcaster, in both commercial and campus/community radio. He moved to the city to work with the startup FM station CHRK (K97), and for the past 20 years has managed the radio station at Thompson Rivers University. With a background that includes journalism, photography and music promotion, Brant has also maintained an active role in the city's nonprofit sector, with contributions to numerous organizations, including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kamloops. Brant is passionate about ensuring that children have access to a musical environment, and he is excited to be able to participate in the work of the Kamloops Music Collective.
Wilf Froese, Vice 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
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!
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
Graham Specht, Director
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!