James is an experienced finance professional serving as the treasurer of NTS. With a CPA and CFA, he brings a...
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.
Noah is the vice president who assists with operations and communicates with our valued members. He works with emergency planning management for the provincial government and has been living in Victoria for several years, with roots in White Rock, BC. As a photographer and avid hiker, Noah is committed to the Nature Trails Society’s goals of improving the quality, accessibility and sustainability of the trail network in Greater Victoria.
Don enjoys participating and leading organizations in achieving their goals. While working with an array of organizations for over 45 years (both for-profit and not-for-profit), he has a strong understanding of the rules and regulations that govern many boards and committees. With this experience and his business background, Don is knowledgeable about board guidelines and how they can achieve the strategic goals and direction set by the board.
Andrew is the government relations liaison who helps raise awareness and navigates trail development proposals with local governments. He is thrilled to support the NTS as a Director and was the acting President in 2019. He helps because he’s been an active trail user for nearly 50 years as a trail runner, hiker, cross-country skier, mountaineer, and mountain biker across the eight Canadian provinces and territories he has lived in! ...
Daniel is a trail master extraordinaire with over 20 years of experience exploring the island trails on foot, wheels and horseback. This has resulted in invaluable and lasting connections within the trail community.
As the founder and Executive Director, Daniel works closely with the SVINTS board, volunteers, staff, landowners, government and indigenous partners to achieve the Society’s strategic plan and objectives. As a cartographer by trade, along with extensive trail building experience and training from the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA), Daniel manages the Society’s daily operations, including the design, build and maintenance of trails, guidance and supervision of projects and trail building activities and volunteer and staff engagement, while liaising with key stakeholders to keep everything on track or in this case, trail.
As a life-long Victoria local and father of two, he’s sincerely invested in this community. Author of two outdoor recreation guidebooks (one in its fifth edition) and a self-employed cartographer, he has published recreational maps for locals and visiting travellers and mapped the popular Hartland Mountain Bike Park in Victoria along with involvement in various sanctioned trail building efforts.
As a multi-year past president with the South Island Mountain Bike Society (SIMBS) and in his current role, Daniel advocates for the multi-access accessibility of our local parks and trails. This has resulted in building key relationships and connections with several other trail support groups including the South Island Mountain Bike Society (SIMBS) the Outdoor Club of Victoria, Habitat Acquisition Trust, Vancouver Island Trail Association, to name a few. His involvement in developing the Sea to Sea Management Plan, has illustrated his desire and ability to collaborate with CRD Parks and BC Parks staff and administration.