Born and raised in Calgary Alberta, Jayme Friedt earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario. After graduating she went on to have a 20-year career in Marketing and Communications holding senior positions within some of Canada’s top cultural organizations including Honens International Piano Competition and Alberta Ballet. She also spent many years working in the media as Editor of an international chain of tourism publications, as well as a Reporter/Producer for CKUA Radio a listener-supported, province-wide radio broadcaster. A keen advocate of arts and culture, Jayme has served on the Boards of Directors for many performing arts festivals and educational organizations.
Jayme and her husband James live just outside Kaleden, BC where they enjoy boating, golfing, swimming and playing and listening to music with their nine year old twins and their endless stream of Alberta visitors!