Staff and Volunteers

Staff

Heidi Klaassen (Administrator) is a Calgary-based writer and editor. Her work has appeared in Salon, The Calgary Herald, Westword, Living Hyphen, Literary Heist, Alberta Views, and The Sprawl. Her personal essay, “Been Caught Stealing: Life Inside The Lorraine” was a finalist for the 2021 Digital Publishing Awards. Heidi holds a BA and a Certificate in Creative Writing from the University of Calgary and a Professional Editing Standards Certificate from Queen’s University. She is the program director for the Alexandra Writers’ Centre and the administrator for the Creative Nonfiction Collective.

Volunteers

We are grateful to the following CNFC members who volunteer their time and energy to support our efforts.

Online Programming Committee

Chris Moore (chair)
Michèle Dawson Haber
Myrna Kostash
Darryl Whetter

Membership Committee

Margaret Lynch (chair)
Nia McCash
Lenore Rowntree
Bernadette Wagner

Marketing & Communications

Margaret Lynch (chair)
Fiona Campbell
AnnMarie McKinnon
Bonnie Zink

Fundraising and Program Development

Marsha Faubert (chair)
Taslim Jaffer
Jessica Payne

2023 Conference Planning Committee

Margaret Lynch (chair)
Fiona Campbell
Lori McKay
Sue Nador
Sandra Phinney
Wanda Taylor
Darryl Whetter

2023 CNFC-HLR Nonfiction Contest

Nancy O’Rourke (Coordinator)
Readers (TBD)

 

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