Ellen Stewart is the General Manager of KAAD-LP, a community radio station in Sonora, CA., which she developed with her husband. She has participated with NATF since 2001 and has served as Treasurer for the group for the last decade. For the HEAR Now Festival, she produced Oh! What a Poetical War and 1917 as well as HEAR Now’s live show in 2013 and 2014. Her production, Licorice, was part of Podcast Palooza, 2019. She has spent a lifetime as a theatre director/producer/actor in Sonora where she was Artistic Director for Columbia Actor’s’ Repertory and Mountain Actor’s Conservatory. She is a retired instructor in theatre and speech from Columbia College in California.