Chair – Eliott Fienberg
Elliott Fienberg is an ambient musician, sound artist and composer. Originally working in sound for film and video games, Elliott eventually added experimental electronics to his skillset. Elliott organized NAISA’s sound art salons for over ten years while NAISA was located in Toronto. Outside of sound and music, Elliott is an accomplished marketing director who currently oversees the marketing for Angel Investors Ontario (AIO). This organization helps get funding to early-stage start-ups in the province. He has also worked at UJA Federation for 7 years as a marketing manager where he became an expert at both email and social marketing.
Secretary/Treasurer – Adam Tindale
Adam Tindale is an electronic drummer and digital instrument designer. He is an Associate Professor of Human-Computer Interaction in the Digital Futures Initiative at OCAD University. He was previously the Associate Chair of the Digital Futures Undergraduate program and the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences & the School of Interdisciplinary Studies. He brings nearly 20 years of experience in the post-secondary sector in both teaching and administrative roles.
Member-at-large – Victoria Fenner
VVictoria Fenner is a radio producer, journalist, environmental sound artist living on Eagle Lake near South River Ontario. She has worked in all aspects of radio as a producer, journalist, documentarian and technician for CBC Radio and community stations in Canada and the United States in both programming and management. Victoria has worked with many arts organizations in management capacities as staff and as board member including CFMU (McMaster Community Radio, Huronia Symphony Orchestra (Barrie, Ontario), and The Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations’ Local Journalism Initiative. She has also served on the board of the Community Radio Fund of Canada and remains involved and committed to the development and promotion of community arts and media in Canada.
Member-at-large – Gayle Young
Gayle Young is a Canadian composer, musician, and author. Since the late 1970s she has designed and built sound installations and unique musical instruments to facilitate explorations in unusual tunings. Her system of tuned resonators merges environmental sound with musical pitch. Over two decades as editor of Musicworks Magazine she provided an inclusive perspective on experimental music. Her many publications include The Sackbut Blues, the biography of electronic music instrument inventor Hugh Le Caine (1914-1977).
Member-at-large – Karen Shenfeld
Karen Shenfeld is a filmmaker, writer, poet, and teacher, now based in Magnetawan, Ontario. After working as a magazine journalist, she branched out into the film industry, and produced two independent documentaries: Il Giardino and Maggie & Merly. She is currently writing a feature screenplay that has been optioned by Director Bruce McDonald. She has had four books of poetry published — including To Measure the World (Ekstasis Editions, 2020). In Toronto, she taught Business Communication at Sheridan College.