Brenda Baker is a writer, performer, and creativity coach from Saskatoon, who holds a BFA in visual art. For adults, as a songwriter she toured Canada, releasing two critically-acclaimed CDs and a story collection that won a Saskatchewan Book Award (SBA), among other accolades. A novel for young adults also won an SBA, as well as a JV Hicks Award and a High Plains Book Award in the U.S. For children, she starred in a national TV series, released three CDs and a DVD, and was shortlisted for a Canadian Indie Award. Since 2005 Brenda has been the Founding Director of Kids of Note, Saskatoon's hit choir for children with and without disabilities. She will be forever grateful that she had the opportunity to work part-time for CBC Radio as a host and arts journalist from 1985 to 1990. Significant leadership roles include Access Copyright, Sask. Writers Guild, Sask. Arts Alliance and “captain” of CBC: Ours to Keep Sask. Campaign, 1996-97.