Board of Directors

  • Avery Deboer-Smith, Chair
  • Audry Durham
  • Morag Carter
  • Cindy McCallum Miller, Secretary
  • Rebecca Richards, Treasurer 
  • Lorna Visser
  • Peter Wood, Vice-Chair

Staff

Sarah Beauchamp (she/her or they/them)

Sarah Beauchamp (she/her or they/them)

Communications Director

Sarah is both Indigenous and settler. She was born on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabek, Haudenosaunee, Lūnaapéewak and Attawandaron Peoples and now lives on the traditional and unceded territory of the Sinixt Peoples, also known as Nelson. (sarahb @ ecosociety.ca)

Raymond Belmonte (he/him)

Raymond Belmonte (he/him)

Digital Organizer

Raymond was born in Manila, in the Philippines. He now works and lives in Burnaby, British Columbia, which is located on the ancestral and unceded homelands of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ (Halkomelem) and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) speaking Peoples. (raymond @ ecosociety.ca)

Montana Burgess (she/her or they/them)

Montana Burgess (she/her or they/them)

Executive Director

Montana is a white settler who was born on Blackfoot traditional territory. She now lives on the traditional and unceded territory of the Sinixt Peoples, also known as Slocan Valley. (montana @ ecosociety.ca)

Clelie Chevrier

Clelie Chevrier

Bookkeeper

Bio Coming Soon!

Natasha Edmunds (she/her)

Natasha Edmunds (she/her)

Organizing Director

Natasha is originally from the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee, Anishinabewaki, Attiwonderonk, and Mississauga Peoples. As a visitor to this place, Natasha recognizes that she currently lives and works on the traditional and unceded territory of the Sinixt Peoples, also known as Nelson. (natasha @ ecosociety.ca)

Laura Johnson (she/her)

Laura Johnson (she/her)

Development Associate

Laura moved here from England to enjoy the beautiful landscape that this area has to offer. She acknowledges that she works and lives on the traditional and unceded territory of the Sinixt Peoples, also known as Nelson. (laura @ ecosociety.ca)

Kade Moroney (they/them)

Kade Moroney (they/them)

Community Organizer

Kade was born and raised on the traditional and unceded territory of the Sinixt Peoples, also known as Rossland. They spent time in Montreal but have returned to live and work in their hometown. (kade @ ecosociety.ca)

Craig Mullin (he/him)

Craig Mullin (he/him)

Farms to Friends Program Director

Craig honours the traditional Blackfoot territory and Métis communities whose land he was raised on. He acknowledges that he currently resides on the traditional and unceded territory of the Sinixt Peoples. (craig @ ecosociety.ca)

Kendra Norwood (she/her)

Kendra Norwood (she/her)

Conservation Program Director

Kendra honours the Snuneymuxw and Stz’uminus First Nations and the Coast Salish Peoples whose territories she grew up on. Kendra now lives on the traditional and unceded territory of the Sinixt Peoples, also known as Beasley. (kendra @ ecosociety.ca)

Sarashmi Saker (she/her)

Sarashmi Saker (she/her)

Administrative Coordinator & Digital Engagement Specialist

Sarashmi was born in Calcutta (Kolkata), India and lived on Treaty 6 territory before relocating to the traditional and unceded territory of the Sinixt Peoples, also known as Nelson. (sarashmi @ ecosociety.ca)