Kathy Hamilton


The first picture of Kathy fishing is at the tender age of two off a dock in New Brunswick. She has remained a fisher throughout her life. Kathy became aware of Casting for Life at the Western Canadian Fly Fishing Exposition and signed up to be a fishing buddy at the 2003 retreat. She has never looked back. Today, as a Director for Casting for Life she contributes her skills as the CFL webmaster, organizing events and teaching about fly fishing and casting.

Judy Dean




Judy Dean came to Casting for Life as a participant in 2014. After moving from BC back to Calgary in 2016, Judy felt it would be a privilege to join the board of such an amazing charity. Judy brings many years of finance, fundraising and charities experience to the team. While she is not in front of her computer she loves to cook and entertain with friends and family, golf and travel.

Carrieanne Fonger



Carrieanne comes to Casting For Life with a rich history of practicing alternative medicine. She is a Traditional Doctor of Chinese Medicine, focusing on Acupuncture, Herbs, Tai Chi and Qi Gong, bringing a diverse health component to our retreats. Carrieanne caught her first fish on a fly line this past summer while on a weekend with the Calgary Women Fly Fishers.

Erin Langridge



Erin joined Casting for Life as a director in 2016 and brings with her a history of being involved in the Calgary fly fishing community for many years and has served on the board of directors for the Calgary Women Fly Fishers.

Trish Evans



Trish came to Casting for Life as a participant and liked us enough to become a director. She brings a fresh perspective and is enthusiastic about making Casting for Life the best it can be.





2004 to present