Vancouver digital-media maven Lynda Brown-Ganzert has been appointed by the British Columbia government to Simon Fraser University's board of governors, replacing Pauline Rafferty. Brown-Ganzert, who plans to attend her first official board meeting Jan. 29, earned a B.Sc. at SFU in the Faculty of Applied Science in 1990 and a Master of Education degree in 1999. She has been involved in the arts and new-media industries for nearly 20 years, working with local and international companies, and was president of New Media BC from 2002-07. She is currently the chief executive and co-founder of zuluMe, a start-up company leveraging the new frontier of mobile social networks. In her community work, Brown-Ganzert founded National Digital Media Day in 2008 and is currently a director of Interactive Canada and the Vancouver International Film Festival. From 2005-07, Brown-Ganzert was a director of the Great Northern Way campus where she played a key role in developing the Centre for Digital Media.