Meet our Volunteer Leaders!

From all over BC, our leaders are the glue that hold our organization together and make it possible for us to connect children with nature. We can't thank them enough!

Alena McInroy

NatureKids Eastern Fraser Valley Club Co-Leader
I look forward to exploring with you!

Alethia Perry

Bulkley Valley co-leader

Alex King

NatureKids Nanaimo Club Co-Leader
Linda Brooymans and Alex King co-lead the Nanaimo Nature Kids. We love connec...

Anthea Farr

NatureKids Nicomekl Club Co-Leader
I look forward to exploring with you!

Barbara Everdene

NatureKids Vancouver Co-Leader
Barbara is a community planner (alumnus of UBC’s School of Community and ...

Boleyn Relova

NatureKids Cowichan Valley Weekend Club Co-Leader
I look forward to exploring with you!

Cheri Naslund

NatureKids Oceanside Club Co-Leader
I am Cheri Naslund.  I am the co-coordinator of the Oceanside Nature Kids ...

Courtney Patenaude

NatureKids Otter Home Learners Club Co-Leader
I am a mom to two wild and beautiful girls who come alive in the great outdoo...

Crystal Wallace

Merritt Club Leader
I have always been a nature enthusiast. I grew up in Logan Lake BC where we ...

Dawn Germyn

NatureKids Nass Valley Club Co-Leader
I look forward to exploring with you!

Des Belton

NatureKids Nass Valley Club Co-Leader
I look forward to exploring with you!

Geoff & Emily Styles

NatureKids Salmon Arm Club Co-Leader
I'm extremely excited to be leading this group.  We are both elementary ...

Guy Scharf

NatureKids Prince George Club Leader
I look forward to exploring with you!

Hayley Datoo

Comox Club Leader
I have a background in environmental management and am a parent of two childr...

Heather Lane

NatureKids Victoria Club Co-Leader

Jackie McQuillan

NatureKids Otter Home Learners Club Co-Leader
Growing up in rural Alberta, Jackie McQuillan has been enamoured with wildlife ...

Janelle Parchomchuk

NatureKids South Okanagan Club Co-Leader
Hi there! My name is Janelle. I was born and raised in the Okanagan and I think ...

Jen Von Gradulewski

Leader of NatureKids Nelson
I look forward to exploring with you!

Jenni Stol

Leader of NatureKids Nelson
Jenni grew up on the BC coast, following her love of nature to a biology degree ...

Jenny White

NatureKids Cowichan Valley Home Learners Club Co-Leader
I look forward to exploring with you!

Jocie Brooks

NatureKids Comox Valley Club Co-Leader
I'm a local nature-enthusiast and parent. I look forward to exploring nature ...

Katelyn Kutzner

NatureKids Kelowna Club Leader
After living on a rural farm all my life, moving to Kelowna for university was ...

Katie Kuker

TriCities Club Leader
My name is Katie Kuker and I'm excited to be part of Nature Kids BC. I have ...

Katrina

NatureKids Cowichan Valley Weekend Club Leader
I enjoy hiking, biking, skiing, kayaking and exploring the mountains,  fore...

Kimberly Blais

Ridge Meadows Club Leader
Kim grew up on a rural acreage next to a mountain range on Vancouver Island in ...

Krystal Jeffrey

Kamloops Club Leader
Let's develop a deep appreciation of nature through experiential learning! ...

Kyle Fossett

NatureKids South Okanagan Club Co-Leader
I look forward to exploring with you!

Laurie de Jong

NatureKids Eastern Fraser Valley Club Co-Leader
I look forward to exploring with you!

Leslie Bol

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

Linda Brooymans

NatureKids Nanaimo Club Co-Leader
Linda Brooymans and Alex King co-lead the Nanaimo Nature Kids. We love connec...

Lynn Pollard

NatureKids Nicomekl Club Co-Leader
I look forward to exploring with you!

Mairi Lippa

NatureKids Eastern Fraser Valley Club Co-Leader
I look forward to exploring with you!

Mandy Ross

NatureKids Kamloops Club Co-Leader
Hi! I'm Mandy, your new NatureKids co-leader. I love all things outdoors and ...

Maritza Matheson

NatureKids Cowichan Valley Home Learners Club Co-Leader
I look forward to exploring with you!

Marnie Williamson

NatureKids North Okanagan Club Co-Leader
I look forward to exploring with you!

Megan McMillan

NatureKids North Okanagan Club Co-Leaders
Hi! My name is Megan McMillan (nature name: Heron) and I'm an educator in ...

Michal Sirton

NatureKids Delta Home Learners Club Leader
Michal is a mother of 2 girls. She fell in love with the sea the first time she ...

Paula Laita

NatureKids Williams Lake Club Co-Leader
I look forward to exploring with you!

Paula Rodriguez de la Vega

NatureKids South Okanagan Club Co-Leader
My name is Paula and I have an adventurous little daughter. Playing and ...

Rob Wharf

NatureKids Kamloops Club Co-Leader
I look forward to exploring with you!

Roxanne Wallace

Merritt Club Leader
Hello, my name is Roxanne. I have lived in the interior of BC for over 25 ...

Sarah Brookes

NatureKids Nicomekl Club Co-Leader
I look forward to exploring with you!

Sarah Wright

Bulkley Valley Leader
I am a mom of four very busy nature loving, adventurous children who learn ...

Shannon Turner

Delta Home Learners co-leader

Sonia Powers

Sooke Home Learners Leader

Stephanie Weinstein

NatureKids Victoria Club Leader
Hello! I’m Stephanie. I’m excited and honoured to be a leader of NatureKids ...

Sue Hemphill

NatureKids Williams Lake Club Co-Leader
I look forward to exploring with you!

Susan McGarvey

NatureKids Fort St. John Club Co-Leader
I look forward to exploring with you!

Tawnie Fehr

NatureKids Fort St. John Club Co-Leader
I look forward to exploring with you!

Tricia Edgar

NatureKids North Vancouver - Lynn Valley Club Leader
Tricia grew up in the damp forests of North Vancouver and has lived in the ...

Wes Wong

Tricities Club Leader
Wes is a home schooling parent that believes outdoor exploration is an import...

Team Members

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Louise Pedersen

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

Sofia Stalner

Membership and Office Coordinator
Sofia is happiest when she's outdoors and spends as much time as possible on ...

Tammy Keetch

Nature Clubs Coordinator
Tammy strives to create opportunities for every child to connect with nature in ...