NABA Secretariat Staff

The NABA Secretariat is managed by the Director-General, who is responsible for carrying out the association’s strategy as approved by the Board of Directors and ensuring NABA objectives are achieved. The Director-General is supported by the NABA Secretariat staff.

Michael McEwen

Director-General (ex officio)


Michael McEwen is Director-General of the North American Broadcasters Association (NABA) and was former Secretary-General of the organization from 2001 to 2005. From 2006 to 2012, McEwen was a consultant advising on media, strategy, policy and broadcast digital technologies. McEwen is a former Chairman and Director of the UK based Media Asset Capital, Ltd. He is past President of Canadian Digital Television (CDTV) and past President of the World Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB) Forum. In addition, McEwen spent 27 years with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC/Radio-Canada) including production and executive management roles.

Anh Ngo

Director, Administration

Jenn Hadfield

Senior Coordinator, Committees
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Ashley Lloyd Spanton

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