|Adam Taylor, B.A.
Habitat Acquisition Trust (Co-Chair)
Adam Taylor is the Executive Director of Habitat Acquisition Trust, and has been a Naturalist in Provincial and Regional Parks, and manager for many years at Nature Houses on southern Vancouver Island. He brings a passion for the natural world, environmental education, and community engagement, and a wealth of experience working with youth in outdoor settings.
Environmental Educator and Strategist
|Frank Arnold, BSc., CFP
The Pinch Group (Treasurer)
Frank heads The Pinch Group, a Victoria-based investment advisory practice that focuses on socially and environmentally responsible investment solutions for both individuals and institutions.
The Land Conservancy of BC (Secretary)
Membership Manager, TLC
Partner at Change Canada Consulting (Director)
Carol Hall, MSc, MPP
Islands Trust Fund
With a Masters in Environmental Studies, Jeff brings experience in field survey techniques, ecological restoration, and risk management to his work managing the Islands Trust Fund's nature reserves. His love of the outdoors bodes well for his position there, as he's often found in the field doing everything from invasive species removal, to trail building, to repairing composting toilets.
|Ben van Drimmelen, CLTA Board rep, RPBio, RPF
Natural Resources Lawyer (Director)
Ben van Drimmelen, now mostly retired, worked as a forester, biologist and lawyer for decades. He was involved in changes to legislation that finally allowed conservation organizations to hold conservation covenants in BC and has been a director/board member of both the Land Trust Alliance of BC and the Canadian Land Trust Alliance.
|Lesley Marian Neilson
Nature Conservancy of Canada
Communications Manager of BC Region
Lesley has been engaged in the environmental sector in BC for more than 20 years. As writer, editor, event organizer, gardener and public relations professional, she does what she can to spread the word and inspire action. Lesley holds a degree in Creative Writing and Environmental Studies from the University of Victoria.