leadership & Coordination

Research & Education

Governance

Staff for the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region and its associated research institute at Vancouver Island University receive guidance and direction from a Roundtable of regional representatives from local First Nations (Snaw-Naw-As, Qualicum, and Snuneymuxw), local and senior levels of government, Vancouver Island University, conservation organizations, forestry industry and local businesses, as well as two elected community representatives. 

May 2016 Top row, left to right: David Witty, Provost & Vice-President Academic, Vancouver Island University - Daniel Sailland, CAO, Town of Qualicum Beach - Neil Horner, Councillor, Town of Qualicum Beach - Chris Burger, MABR Liaison for the City of Parksville - Tyler Brown, Intergovernmental Liaison, Regional District of Nanaimo - David Bob, Health Director & Former Chief, Snaw-Naw-As First Nation - Mark Stephens, Band Manager, Snaw-Naw-As First Nation - Marc Lefebvre, Mayor, City of Parksville - Steve Adams, TimberWest Front row, left to right: Makenzie Leine, Island Timberlands - Julie Pisani, Drinking Water and Watershed Planning Program Coordinator, Regional District of Nanaimo - Anne Bob, Elder, Snaw-Naw-As First Nation - Pam Shaw, Research Director, Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region Research Institute (MABRRI) - Monica Shore, Coordinator & Roundtable Facilitator, Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region - Sarah Lumley, Assistant Research Coordinator, MABRRI

May 2016

Top row, left to right: David Witty, Provost & Vice-President Academic, Vancouver Island University - Daniel Sailland, CAO, Town of Qualicum Beach - Neil Horner, Councillor, Town of Qualicum Beach - Chris Burger, MABR Liaison for the City of Parksville - Tyler Brown, Intergovernmental Liaison, Regional District of Nanaimo - David Bob, Health Director & Former Chief, Snaw-Naw-As First Nation - Mark Stephens, Band Manager, Snaw-Naw-As First Nation - Marc Lefebvre, Mayor, City of Parksville - Steve Adams, TimberWest

Front row, left to right: Makenzie Leine, Island Timberlands - Julie Pisani, Drinking Water and Watershed Planning Program Coordinator, Regional District of Nanaimo - Anne Bob, Elder, Snaw-Naw-As First Nation - Pam Shaw, Research Director, Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region Research Institute (MABRRI) - Monica Shore, Coordinator & Roundtable Facilitator, Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region - Sarah Lumley, Assistant Research Coordinator, MABRRI