Bulkley Valley Research Centre - Science in the Public Interest

Support Personnel

Leigh-Ann Fenwick

Executive Director

Leigh-Ann brings over 15 years of work experience in the natural resource sector to her role as Executive Director of the BVRC. She has previously worked as a forester, land use planner, project manager, and operations manager where she managed complex, high profile projects and led engagement...

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Barb McFee

Finance Coordinator

Barb has many years of experience in book-keeping and internal accounting. Originally from Burns Lake, Barb moved to Smithers from Edmonton in 2011. Barb is an avid reader, who enjoys travelling with her husband and two daughters, and spending time at her family's cabin on Francois Lake. 

In her...

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Laura Guillon

Administrative Coordinator

Laura Guillon is a microbiologist originally from Prince George. She received a B.Sc. (Honours) in Biotechnology from the British Columbia Institute of Technology and the University of British Columbia in 2009. She completed her M.Sc. in Interdisciplinary Oncology from UBC in 2012. Laura has worked...

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Melissa Sawatsky

Communications Coordinator

Melissa is a writer, editor, and library professional who grew up in Burnaby, BC. She has a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia and has published articles, creative non-fiction and poetry in various magazines and journals. Melissa relocated to Smithers in...

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