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Our Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The FVISS Board of Directors help to provide direction and support to the society. Board members are volunteers, and help to represent various stakeholder groups in the region. 

Board Executive:

Renee Prasad, Chair
Instructor, University of the Fraser Valley (Agriculture)

Ken Schwaerzle, Vice-Chair
Dairy Farmer

Nichole Marples, Treasurer
Executive Director, Langley Environmental Partnership Society

Directors at Large:

Janne Perrin, Director
Retired Schoolteacher, Chilliwack Field Naturalist, Miami River Streamkeepers

Alida Janmaat, Director
Instructor, University of the Fraser Valley (Biology)

Terisha Mitchell, Director
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Agassiz)

Samantha Peters, Director
General Manager, Chowethel Axwest Managing Partner Ltd., Chawathil First Nation

Victoria Brookes, Director
Retired Plant Ecologist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Agassiz)

Ron Bertrand, Director
Retired Soil Scientist, BC Ministry of Agriculture