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. Throughout her time at UBC, Thea was involved in research on waste reduction practices in high-density residential buildings in Vancouver. She joined the AWARE team in 2017 as a Zero Waste Hero, spent the following summer as the Projects Coordinator, and has since taken on her current role as a Zero Waste Programming Assistant.
Thea combines her passion for community programming, environmental protection, and human-powered adventure through her involvement as Co-Founder of Mountain Mentors. When she isn’t at the office, she is normally out exploring the beautiful backcountry of British Columbia by skis, bikes, or canoe.