Dan is a new director with an interest in assisting the management of outdoor rec not-for-profits. After spending 30+ years wandering across Western and Northern Canada as an outdoor recreation/ land-use planner and manager, Dan has settled once again in Victoria. Although semi-retired, he continues to learn and pursue interests in outdoor recreation ecology, ethics, valuation, equity/equality, and economics. He spends time reading, keeping up with outdoor recreation trends, cooking, fly-fishing, and photography.
Taylor works on communications and she’s excited to help NTS engage members in a transparent manner. She’s an environmental science graduate and is inspired to support initiatives align with sustainable land-use planning and healthy communities.
Adam lends his legal insights and hands-on trail knowledge. He’s passionate about the outdoors– from under the seas to the top of the mountains. Born in Vancouver, he visited the Island regularly and fell in love with the abundance of rec opportunities available. As a lawyer, he has worked for the government, in private practice, and as General Counsel in the resource sector, all of which have given him a unique exposure to land management, corporate governance and other legal issues.
Hagen’s an all-around helper in supporting society’s vision of a world-class trail network! Hagen has lived on southern Vancouver Island since he moved here from Berlin, Germany at the age of 8. You can find him on the trails every weekend now that he's finished studying for his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Victoria....
As treasurer, Bernard supports the organization's financial health so it can be in a position to take action and be sustainable. He’s a seasoned Executive in the BC public service, chartered professional accountant, and has extensive experience on other non-profit boards...
Lorna enjoys connecting and organizing volunteers for Nature Trails Society. She’s been an avid hiker and runner for most of her life and enjoys other outdoor activities, like skiing. She has been serving NTS for 3 years by coordinating the volunteers for trail building events and following up with prospective volunteers.
Morgan is awesome at keeping us nice and organized as the secretary. Through her sport and education (Bachelors of Science in Neuroscience and in Psychology), she knows how nature can restore the mind and body. She’s been an elite rower, racing in triathlons, and spending time out on the trails with her dog....
Mia is a dedicated Human Resource professional who lends her time and skills to our nature trail community with guidance, development and implementation of organizational people policies, practices and worker relations. Mia is a humanitarian who gives back through volunteering with us and other not-for-profits.
Kimberley works to promote a network of shared-use nature trails as a vital part of a healthy community. She’s an organizational and leadership consultant who worked with the Canadian Red Cross for over 30 years. As a lifelong nature enthusiast, she often takes advantage of local trails. Kimberley was born in Winnipeg, fell in love with the west coast since moving out here as a teenager, and continues to find new places to explore.
Susan seeks out fundraising options to help support Nature Trails Society. She has spent her career as a physical therapist and with that knowledge of health care initiatives in BC, she now volunteers and works to connect people with options that promote healthy families.