1620 Mt. Seymour Rd.
North Vancouver, BC
Since 2013 Victor has been the Vice Principal at Norgate Community Elementary where he is continues his work on nature-based and placed based experiential learning for children and families. He also works at the district level to enable “Learning with Nature” initiatives throughout North Vancouver SD. Prior to this current position Victor was both a full-time teacher and Principal Co-Administrator for the North Vancouver Outdoor School (NVOS) where he started working in 1984. Victor is a member of various environmental, education and sustainability committees as well as working groups; principle among these are Walking the Talk Society (Environmental Educators of BC), Association of Nature Center Administrators (ANCA), NatureKids BC, VancouverMetro Education Advisory Committee, North Vancouver and Archives Commission and past member of BC Premier’s Citizen’s Conservation Council.
Over the decades Victor’s work and accomplishments through Environmental Learning endeavours including North Vancouver Outdoor School have included the Hilroy Fellowship Program Award (CTF), BC Ministry of Environment Excellence Award, Roger Tory Peterson Institute, ROEE Jim Jackson Award, NS Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards (Environment), Canadian Environmental Awards (Silver), Habitat Canada Excellence Award, Fraser Basin Council Salmon Hero Award, Coho Society Excellence Award and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. Victor joined the Board in 2013.