Alicks Girowski is a skilled professional with over ten years of event and volunteer management. She launched the London Ontario Live Arts Festival (LOLA) in 2006, where she served as General Manager from 2006-2010. As Music Director (2002-2010) at 94.9 CHRW, she recruited volunteers and trained them in broadcasting techniques, radio and event production, and new music.
Since her move to Toronto in 2010, Alicks has been part of the Volunteer Resources and the Exhibitions team for TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) where she recruited and trained 2,300 volunteers annually. Currently Alicks works at Hot Docs, managing volunteers for the annual festival and for year-round operations at the Bloor. There, she has more than doubled volunteer participation and developed critical leadership roles. In 2012, Alicks joined JAYU, a human rights organization, as Director of Operations where she currently secures funding and is a key member in programming and operational decisions.