SOCAN Foundation’s Charlie Wall-Andrews appointed Executive Director of Folk Music Canada

September 11, 2017

SOCAN Foundation Manager Charlie Wall-Andrews has been appointed the Executive Director of Folk Music Canada (FMC). In her new role at FMC, Wall-Andrews will be responsible for FMC’s operations, programming, member services, and advocacy work.

Wall-Andrews has extensive experience working with cultural organizations, and specializes in brand marketing, non-profit management, and strategy. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music from Laurentian University and a Master’s Degree in Music from York University.

Wall-Andrews is also a member of the Arts Consultants of Canada. She has served as Vice-President on the Board of Directors at Choral Canada, and now serves on the Board of Directors of WorkInCulture, and the Telus GTA Community Investment Board, among other professional activities.

"I'm very pleased to be the next E.D. of Folk Music Canada,” says Wall-Andrews. “The organization has a proud history of being the national voice for the folk music community in Canada. I look forward to working with the Board of Directors to evolve the organization to ensure it can continue to support its members, and collaborate with its stakeholders to champion Canadian folk music at home and abroad."

Outgoing FMC Executive Director Tamara Kater is pursuing other opportunities after almost six years there. SOCAN congratulates our own Charlie Wall-Andrews on her new executive directorship!