Denman Island Local Trust Area Trustee Corner

Welcome to our local trustee corner, where you can learn more about the trustees working for you! Here you can access trustee newsletters and other information and resources that local trustees want to share.

Meet your Denman Island Local Trust Committee

David Critchley

Denman Island Trustee


T: 1-250-218-3214

Laura Busheikin

Denman Island Trustee


T: 1-250-218-3216

Sue Ellen Fast



T: 1-604-833-2418

About David Critchley

David is serving his second term as a Denman Island Local Trustee and he is also a member of the Islands Trust Council Trust Programs Committee. He is a retired attorney with 47 years of experience.

About Laura Busheikin

Laura is serving her third term as a Denman Island Local Trustee and is also chair of the Islands Trust Council Regional Planning Committee. A 22-year resident of Denman Island, she became interested in local politics when she and a few friends spearheaded an affordable-housing land co-operative project, leading through a successful rezoning process. She currently lives in the co-op, where, as well as being a trustee, she works in the local non-profit sector and is a freelance writer.

About Sue Ellen Fast

Sue Ellen Fast is in her second term as a municipal trustee and councillor for Bowen Island Municipality. This follows a career in nature education and visitor experience planning, and 20 years as an active community volunteer including serving as chair of the Bowen Island Conservancy and other committees and groups. As well as serving on Bowen Council, Sue Ellen is a vice chair of the executive of Islands Trust and the Islands Trust Conservancy; and chair of the Hornby, Denman and Gambier local trust committees.


One of the trustees is available to sit down and discuss any business related to the Islands Trust or the Denman Local Trust Committee during Trustee Office Hours.

These sessions occur on the second Saturday of every month from 10 am until 12 pm in the Trust office of Marcus Isbister Old School Centre.

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