Staff Members

Louise Pedersen

Executive Director
Louise grew up surrounded by heathlands in rural Denmark and acquired her love ...

Christina Chowaniec

Program Coordinator
Christina is responsible for volunteer engagement and program management of our ...

Niki Dun

Membership and Office Coordinator

Erin Udal

Project Coordinator, Pollinator Citizen Science
Erin Udal is a leader in pollinator conservation in BC and has collaborated in ...

Angie Hughes

Development Specialist
Angie is thrilled to be part of NatureKids BC. As a Vancouver Island resident ...

Board Members

Leslie Bol

NatureKids Vancouver Co-Leader & Board Director
Leslie Bol has never lost her child-like wonder at the experience of being ...

Cynthia Berg

President
Steeped in an organic farming tradition and raised on the fringe of wilderness, ...

Daphne Solecki

Founder, Honorary President & Board Director
Daphne Solecki is a past president, Nature Vancouver; past president, BC ...

Simon Briault

Board Director
Mostly a writer and sometimes a communications consultant, Simon Briault has ...

Eve Gottschling

Treasurer
Looking back to her childhood, Eve remembers playing outside always engaged and ...

Daniel Kell

Secretary
Daniel grew up in rural England, and spent much of his youth exploring local ...

Daniel Zajak

Board Director
Dan grew up in Calgary and Edmonton before moving to Vancouver for law school. ...

Brani Todorova

Board Director
Playing imaginative games outdoors during childhood and discovering the magic ...

Chris Wang

Board Director
Born and raised in a mountain town in central China, Chris has many fond ...

Clementina Oliveras

Board Director
Clementina was born and raised in Mexico City. Despite having grown up in one ...