Past Presidents

The first organizational meeting of the British Columbia Association of Broadcasters took place on October 11, 1947. Since that time BCAB Presidents have a set term of two years. Each volunteer president is selected from the Board of Directors with is a representation of the association’s member stations.

The following is the list of the association’s Past-Presidents. The year denotes the end of the term occurring at the BCAB Annual General Meeting held in May of each year.

 

Current President:
Year Name   Employer
2018 Kevin Gemmell Fabmar Communications Ltd., Chilliwack
2017 Kevin Gemmell Fabmar Communications Ltd., Chilliwack
2016 Kevin Gemmell Fabmar Communications Ltd., Chilliwack
Past Presidents:
Year      Name Employer (during term as President)
2015 James Stuart Hewson Bell Media, Vancouver
2014 James Stuart Hewson Bell Media, Vancouver
2013 Ken Kilcullen Jim Pattison Broadcast Group, Prince George
2012 Ken Kilcullen Jim Pattison Broadcast Group, Prince George
2011 Brad Phillips Astral Media, Vancouver
2010 Brad Phillips Astral Media, Vancouver
2009 Dan McAllister Jim Pattison Broadcast Group, Victoria
2008 Dan McAllister Jim Pattison Broadcast Group, Victoria
2007 Dan McAllister Jim Pattison Broadcast Group, Victoria
2006 Brett Manlove Global Television, Vancouver
2005 Brett Manlove Global Television, Vancouver
2004 Gerry Siemens Jim Pattison Broadcast Group, Vancouver
2003 Gerry Siemens Jim Pattison Broadcast Group, Vancouver
2002 Gerry Siemens Jim Pattison Broadcast Group, Vancouver
2001 Gerry Siemens Jim Pattison Broadcast Group, Vancouver
2000 Chris Pandoff Corus Entertainment, Vancouver
1999 Chris Pandoff Corus Entertainment, Vancouver
1998 Jack Tomik Global Television, Vancouver
1997 Jack Tomik Global Television, Vancouver
1996 Erin Petrie Rogers Radio, Vancouver
1995 Erin Petrie Rogers Radio, Vancouver
1994 Gord Leighton CKPG Radio & Television, Prince George
1993 Gord Leighton CKPG Radio & Television, Prince George
1992 Bryan Edwards Unkown
1991 Bryan Edwards Unkown
1990 Roy Gardner Unknown
1989 Tom Peacock Rogers Radio, Vancouver
1988 Tom Peacock Rogers Radio, Vancouver
1987 Bill Coombes Fraser Valley Broadcasters, Chilliwack
1986 Bill Coombes Fraser Valley Broadcasters, Chilliwack
1985 Jamie Browne Okanagan Broadcasters, Kelowna
1984 Jamie Browne Okanagan Broadcasters, Kelowna
1983 Hal Davis CKNW Radio, Vancouver
1982 Hal Davis CKNW Radio, Vancouver
1981 Noel Hullah Unknown
1980 John Skelly NL Radio, Kamloops
1979 Walter Gray CKIQ Radio, Kelowna
1978 Walter Gray CKIQ Radio, Kelowna
1977 John Ansell CJVI Radio, Victoria
1976 John Ansell CJVI Radio, Victoria
1975 Ron East Unknown
1974 Mel Cooper CFAX Radio, Victoria
1973 Bob Hall CFAX Radio, Victoria
1972 John Dalton “Dalt” Elton CKWX Radio, Vancouver
1971 Dennis Barkman Radio, Chilliwack
1970 Joe Kobluk CJAT Radio, Trail
1969 Don Hamilton CKLG Radio, Vancouver
1968 Don Hamilton CKLG Radio, Vancouver
1967 William A. “Bill” Speers CKWX Radio, Vancouver
1966 Ray (John Raymond) Peters BCTV, Vancouver
1965 Ray (John Raymond) Peters BCTV, Vancouver
1964 Roy Chapman CKOK Radio, Penticton
1963 Roy Chapman CKOK Radio, Penticton
1962 Ken Hutcheson CJAV Radio, Port Alberni
1961 Ken Hutcheson CJAV Radio, Port Alberni
1960 Jack Sayers CFUN Radio, Vancouver
1959 Jack Sayers CFUN Radio, Vancouver
1958 Gil Seabrook CJIB Radio, Vernon
1957 Gil Seabrook CJIB Radio, Vernon
1956 Maurice Finnerty CKOK Radio, Penticton
1955 Maurice Finnerty CKOK Radio, Penticton
1954 William “Bill” Rea CKNW Radio, Vancouver
1953 William “Bill” Rea CKNW Radio, Vancouver
1952 Frank “Tiny” Elphicke CKWX Radio, Vancouver
1951 Frank “Tiny” Elphicke CKWX Radio, Vancouver
1950 Frank “Tiny” Elphicke CKWX Radio, Vancouver
1949 George Chandler CJOR Radio, Vancouver
1948 George Chandler CJOR Radio, Vancouver
1947 George Chandler CJOR Radio, Vancouver