Christa Sharp, Restoration Program Coordinator
What I Really Do: I work with a great team to complete restoration projects with private landowners, municipalities and community groups. We secure and manage grants, provide technical advice and implement projects.
Particularly Passionate About? Hangin’ with my family at the cottage.
Accomplishment I'm Particularly Proud Of: I have an uncanny ability to always pick the rainiest, snowiest and coldest days to drag people outside to do field work.
Random Fact: I was an amateur boxer for 2 years.
Colleen Newton, Administrative Assistant, Enforcement
What I Really Do: Gather information from citizen phone calls and emails to create enforcement/violation files. I also provide administration support to the enforcement team.
Particularly Passionate About? My hobbies and being creative. I enjoy making jewellery, as well as colouring nature, wildlife and birds to unwind and relax.
Accomplishment I'm Particularly Proud Of: Having made lasting and memorable friendships from travels around the globe.
Random Fact: I have 6 very adorable, spoiled and adored chinchillas.
Dan Andrews, Land and Resource Planning Technician
What I Really Do: Increase Conservation Area revenues by offering quality visitor experiences. I also strive to maintain the ecological integrity of the 35 conservation landholdings across our watershed.
Particularly Passionate About? Outdoor recreation and family. I love researching and leading people through outdoor recreation experiences.
Accomplishment I'm Particularly Proud Of: It’s still a work in-progress, but encouraging my three children to become contributing, meaningful citizens.
Random Fact: My kids and I volunteer teach canoeing-skills to Trails Youth Initiatives participants at Pangman Springs CA.
Kathy Reynolds, Payroll/Intermediate Accountant
What I Really Do: Monitor investments and ensure staff get paid and many other financial obligations.
Particularly Passionate About? Hockey….especially Toronto and a good cup (or more) of coffee.
Accomplishment I'm Particularly Proud Of: I have two degrees and two post grad diplomas. Three were accomplished on line while working full time.
Random Fact: I have a brown belt in Judo and I have been to Cuba 17 times mainly for the coffee.