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Meet Your Trustees
About David Maude
David Maude is serving his second term as a local trustee for Mayne Island. His family goes back many years here, owning property on the island since the 1800s. David has been involved in numerous planning committees, ratepayers associations, task forces and commissions. Most recently, he served as Trustee and Chair of the Mayne Island Improvement District. David is committed to providing ongoing opportunities for islanders to have an engaged voice in the process of local government.
About Jeanine Dodds
Jeanine Dodds is serving her seventh term on the Mayne Island Local Trust Committee. Jeanine arrived on Mayne Island as a young child when her family bought the historic Springwater Lodge in 1960. Her career includes 10 years as a past School Trustee, long time farmer and current operator of Mayne Island Courier Inc. In her work as an Island Trustee, Jeanine has long focussed on finding creative housing options for her rural Island community.
Jeanine is also working with local First Nations artist, educator and activist, Johnny Aitken, seeking ways to recognize park lands that have significance to First Nations and decolonizing where possible.
About LTC Chair
Tobi Elliott has lived and worked on Gabriola Island, Snuneymuxw First Nation territory, since 2012. She advocates for healthy island communities and ecosystems through a biocultural approach that respects Indigenous knowledge in land use planning. Exploring low-impact housing solutions for rural communities, Tobi organized tiny house education courses around B.C., culminating in building a demonstration tiny home. She works in communications, documentary film and media, and is finishing a Masters in Leadership Studies at Royal Roads University. Her action research project explores how local government and community groups can develop better ways of engaging with First Nations.
Other Trustee News & Resources
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