Staff Members

Louise Pedersen

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

Niki Dun

Membership and Office Coordinator

Christina Chowaniec

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

Erin Udal

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

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, ...

Frances McCoubrey

Board Director
The natural world stumbled into Frances’ life at a very young age when her ...

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 ...

Jessie Mok

Assistant Treasurer
Jessie joined NatureKids BC as a volunteer this year, and was appointed ...

Eve Gottschling

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

Kaley Robinson

Secretary
Kaley grew up in the prairies of Manitoba and would spend summers as a youth ...