Radio Amateurs of Canada is a not-for-profit membership association with headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It is a national organization, representing the interests of Amateur Radio all across Canada. Speaking on behalf of Canadian Radio Amateurs, RAC provides liaison with government agencies and carries the Amateur voice about regulatory and spectrum issues to the discussion table with government and industry leaders, nationally and internationally. RAC is the Canadian voting member society of the International Amateur Radio Union, (IARU). RAC also provides many services, publications and supplies to its members to enhance their enjoyment of Amateur Radio.
The RAC National Executive, elected by the RAC Board of Directors, consists of the following: President; Vice-President; Corporate Secretary; International Affairs Officer; Community Services Officer; Regulatory Affairs Officer; Chief Information and Technology Officer; Treasurer; and an Honourary Legal Counsel. All are volunteers. RAC also employs a full time General Manager. The Executive are responsible for managing RAC on a day-to-day basis.