Who We Are

Alfonz Koncan


Alfonz Koncan has had a long career in academe, the private, and the public sectors. His career has unfolded in Ontario and Manitoba working with SME’s, universities, research institutions, hospitals, colleges and Indigenous communities. During his career, a broad set of technology transfer skills and business management skills have been honed, while building a considerable investment portfolio of projects. Alfonz Koncan’s education is multifaceted and is comprised of science, business and accounting. He is a life-long learner and most recently completed his M.Sc. program.

Frances Koncan


Frances Koncan is a writer, director, and producer working in the arts. She studied at the University of Manitoba, where she earned her B.A. in Psychology, and the City University of New York Brooklyn College where she earned her M.F.A in Creative Writing. Her writing awards include: Harry Rintoul Award (2016), REVEAL Indigenous Artist Award Winner, Winnipeg Arts Council Emerging Artist Award Winner, CBC Future 40, and the Manitoba Association of Playwrights (2017). Frances supports our organization with her writing and communication expertise, and well as her skills in social media development.

Phanie Koncan


Phanie Koncan is a web developer, designer, marketing expert and our tech guru. She has a Photojournalism degree from Loyalist College in Belleville, Ontario and has been working in the tech/marketing industry for over eight years. Phanie is always excited to solve any tech problem, strategize impressive marketing techniques or create impressively designed web or print products. Phanie supports our organization with her marketing skills, vast computer/technology knowledge as well as photographing important events.