Board Members

Melanie Tardif

Melanie has been volunteering with AWARE since 2011, and now represents AWARE as president. Originally from the Laurentians north of Montréal, Québec, she studied Applied Ecology...

Andrew Runciman

Andrew joined the Board in 2011 and has acted as secretary since this time. He has a background in operational and strategic planning and personnel training and management...

Emma Mostrom-Mombelli

Emma spent many years traveling and working around the world before moving from Thailand to Canada in 2012, where she worked as a scuba diving instructor. During her time in Asia...

Marcus Culver

Originally coming here for snowboarding, Marcus has been calling Whistler home since '99. He often proclaims he could write a book about all that's to love about this unique small town...

Diana Boone

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: - MBA in Strategic Planning combined with 20 years of experience in marketing, communications - Expertise in developing content marketing...

Rowena Diggle

I arrived in Whistler in 2007 and fell in love with the mountains, wilderness and community. My time here inspired me to go back to school, where I completed a marine science & management...

Tanya Kong

Having travelled so much in my youth, I grew a real fascination for how every different culture interacts and appreciates the environment they live in, whether in the big city or in a rural...

Mark Little

I prefer to be in the mountains then in an office. Having spent the better half of the last decade living and working close to the ski hill, my background in finance and a Masters in Commerce...

Kim Maitland

I believe in AWARE’s mission and their efforts to advocate for our natural world. I can bring my marketing experience, digital design skills, non-profit experience, and community-building...

Current Staff Members

Claire Ruddy

Originally from the UK, Claire followed a Masters in Environment and Business by working with small and medium...

Stephanie Hubbard

Stephanie Hubbard is a graduate from the University of Victoria with a double major in Geography and Environmental...

Kristen Jones

Raised in Northern Ontario, Kristen’s passion for adventure and the outdoors ignited at a young age...

Thea Zerbe

Thea Zerbe is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on Environment and Sustainability...

Natalie Griffiths

Born and raised in Winnipeg, Natalie studied Marketing and Finance at the University of Manitoba. Drawn to the stunning mountains, lakes and forests...

Sula

A born nature lover, Sula enjoys long walks, bathing in swamps and belly rubs. Sula thrives on her plant based diet, which she chooses both for her health and the health of the planet. Sula will warm up to you...

Coastal

Born and raised in the Sea-to-Sky, Coastal is an outdoorsy mountain dog. She enjoys yoga and helping build garden boxes for the Community Greenhouse and Garden Program. Her herding nature brings the...

 

 

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