President - Claire Thompson (email)
President (2022/24), Vice President (2020/22, 2018/20, 2016/18), Volunteer (2014/16)
Claire is a local teacher who first became involved with Peach City Radio as part of a project to introduce the medium of radio to her
grade 1 - 5 students. The collaboration resulted in The Creation Station; six 30 minute episodes of student created radio that
was broadcast by and is now archived on Peach City Radio. The project may be over for now, but Claire's enthusiasm for community radio
is still going strong.
Vice President - Dave Del Rizzo (email)
Vice President (2022/24), Director (2021/22, 2019/21, 2017/19), Volunteer Director (2016/17), President (2014/16, 2012/14, 2011/12), Secretary (2010/11), Director (2010)
By day, Dave is a software developer for the National Research Council of Canada.
In his spare time, he is passionate about independent radio in Penticton. Dave is the host
of Dept. of Records and the co-host of the nationally syndicated Left Off the Dial. He is heavily involved in the Programming
and Technical aspects of the Society, as well as engaging current and new volunteers in working with Peach City Radio.
Secretary - Nils Finnsson (email)
Secretary (2021/23, 2019/2021)
Originally from the Fraser Valley, Nils works, eats and sleeps. When not doing those things, he's a dedicated husband, and father to two
wonderful boys. Having joined the CFUZ community recently, Nils offers help and assistance everywhere he can. Nils is currently wearing
two hats, first of Secretary on the Board, the second as the Technical Director. With a positive attitude and valuing everyone's time,
he constantly works to automate repetitive tasks and improve the station.
Treasurer - Karla Ziegler (email)
Treasurer (2021/23, 2019/21, 2019)
Karla and her family recently moved to Penticton from Vernon. Her passion for giving back to the community is what drew her to joining the Peach City Radio board. Although new to community radio, she is looking forward to learning!
Director - Craig Henderson (email)
Director (2022/24, 2020/21, 2018/20), Membership (2014/16), Vice President (2012/14), Director (2011/12)
Craig is a realtor by day and volunteer historian, writer and sometimes broadcaster in his spare time. He began a broadcasting
career in Penticton while in high school in 1977. After 10 years in radio and television, he shifted into print media. Getting
involved in Peach City Radio has provided the opportunity to give the region a grass roots vehicle for community and creative expression.
Director - Melissa McWilliams (email)
Past President (ex-officio) - Jackie Del Rizzo (email)
Past President (2022/23), President (2020/22, 2018/20, 2016/18), Communications (2015/16, 2013/15, 2012/13), Membership (2011/12)
Jackie is a logistics and export whiz, handling inventory and supply chain documentation for the international lumber trade company that is
BPWood. With a background in music that began with piano lessons at the age of 6 and led to a career in music education, music therapy and
performing, Jackie has been eager to branch out into the world of music over the airwaves.
Past Board Members
Ken Almond - Treasurer (2017/18)
Cameron Baughen - President (2010/11), Past President (2011/12), Director (2012/14)
Laurel Burnham - Secretary (2010/11, 2010)
Jackie Del Rizzo - Past President (2022/23), President (2020/22, 2018/20, 2016/18), Communications (2015/16, 2013/15, 2012/13), Membership (2011/12)
Andrew Dimma - Treasurer (2015/17, 2013/15, 2012/13)
Craig Henderson - Director (2022/24, 2021/22, 2020/21, 2018/20), Membership (2014/16), Vice President (2012/14), Director (2011/12)
Andrew Drouin - Volunteer Director (2017/18), Director (2016/17)
Lydia Frederick - Membership Director (2016/18)
Wally Hild - Vice President (2011/12, 2010/11, 2010)