Galiano 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 Trustees

Tim Peterson


E: Email LTC Chair

T: 1-250-607-7094

Ben Mabberley

Galiano Island Trustee

E: Email Trustee Mabberley

Lisa Gauvreau

Galiano Island Trustee

E: Email Trustee Gauvreau

T: 1-250-539-2817

About LTC Chair

Tim Peterson is serving his third term as a Lasqueti Island Local Trustee, and his first as vice-chair of Trust Council. In addition, he serves as a Board member of the Lasqueti Community Association and the Lasqueti Last Resort Society. Tim is also a musician, artist, performer, event organizer, gardener, and chef, and he has lived on Lasqueti for over 45 years.

About Ben Mabberley

Ben Mabberley is in his first term as Trustee for Galiano Island. Having lived here
for over 50 years he has worked as an organic farmer, logger, fisher. He met his local Indigenous wife who came from a fishing family. Through them he was made aware of the many issues facing our local First Nations. Now semi-retired, he consults on various maritime projects such as the Oil Spill Response program, National and Pacific Harbour Authority Advisory Committee for DFO.
Maintaining the values of our rural communities and protecting them from urbanization is a priority.

About Lisa Gauvreau

Lisa Gauvreau is in her first term as Trustee for Galiano Island Local Trust Committee. She is from the traditional territory of the Ojibwe and Chippewa Nations, also known as Sault Ste Marie. As a 20-year resident, she operates a successful year-round eatery on Galiano Island with her young family in tow. She strongly advocates for common-sense governance that balances community needs and environmental responsibilities. Lisa is eager to continue the important work on the freshwater sustainability project and believes that this is a significant time for actions toward Reconciliation and the climate crisis.


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Galiano Island Local Trust Committee Office
23 Madrona Road, Galiano Island

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