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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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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Monica Oliva

Administrative & Finance Coordinator

Monica Oliva has recently joined the BVRC as our new Administrative & Finance Coordinator. For the past three years, she has been working as a Bookkeeper and Business Administrator for two different organizations in Smithers. Monica will be responsible for recording revenues and expenses, assets,...

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