firstname.lastname@example.org Bio: Edith is a professional biologist who has her own environmental consulting company. She has been working with the SWS since 1998 and was involved with the original Squamish River Watershed Committee back in 1993. Edith has a degree in Biology from the University of Waterloo, a diploma in Resource Engineering Technology from Seneca College of Applied Arts, and a certificate in Watershed Management from UBC. She has extensive knowledge in watershed management, habitat restoration, hydrology, municipal design, storm water and silt control planning as well as skills in office management, events planning, and computer programming. One of her many passions is mapping wetlands and watercourses and raising awareness on their importance.
Kim Slater, Education Coordinator
email@example.com Bio:Kim hails from Guelph, Ontario, although she is delighted to now
call Pemberton her home. She became acquainted with the West through
summers spent planting trees and fighting fires, but now spends her time
outside running or biking. Over the years, Kim has worked with local
government, non-profits and the private sector to address issues related to
social justice, poverty and the environment. She holds a B.A. in International
Development from the University of Guelph and an M.A. in International Relations
from the University of Toronto and will soon complete an award of achievement
in Sustainability Management from UBC Continuing Studies. She is the
Educational Outreach Coordinator for the Squamish Watershed Society as well as
the Executive Director of the Sea to Sky Clean Air Society. She can also be
reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Karenn Bailey, Wetlands Monitor
email@example.com Bio: Karenn Bailey, Dip. Tech., is a graduate of BCIT’s Fish and Wildlife Program and is currently completing her Bachelor of Technology in Ecological Restoration at BCIT. She has worked extensively on sampling programs focusing on fish and wildlife, water quality, and vegetation in coastal BC. She has two years in field sampling for ISMPs and other urban stream projects including vertebrate and benthic invertebrate sampling and four seasons conducting presence/not detected visual surveys for pond-breeding amphibians. She compliments her education with nine years in regional and provincial park maintenance, and over a decade as an interpreter. Currently involved in two multi-year urban stream restoration projects; one for fish passage and the other daylighting, she sees urban wetland and stream projects as a way to inspire like-minded nature lovers, educate and train citizen scientist and engage the public in moving toward a more sustainable and healthy future for critters and mankind alike.