North Pender 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 North Pender Island Local Trust Committee

Deb Morrison

North Pender Island Trustee


T: 1-250-539-8200

Benjamin McConchie

North Pender Trustee

T: 1-250-885-5534

Laura Patrick



T: 1-250-537-6822

About Deb Morrison

Deb Morrison is serving her first term as a local trustee for North Pender Island. Deb has a background in resource and environmental management, and she is actively engaged in efforts to improve scientific and environmental literacy, particularly around climate justice. Community is important to her, and she seeks to serve North Pender and the Islands Trust area by preserving and protecting our amazing islands.

About Benjamin McConchie

Benjamin McConchie is an Island trustee on Pender Island, currently serving his first term. As a father, educator and musician who is living, working and raising his family on the island he brings unique perspectives to his role in supporting and serving Pender Island residents.

About Laura Patrick

Laura Patrick is serving her first term as a Salt Spring Island Local Trustee and is a Vice-Chair for the Executive Committee. She moved to the island full-time in 2006 after having lived on Salt Spring part time since 1995. Laura has a background in environmental management, and international consulting. Laura believes the Islands Trust has important work to do to ensure a healthy, vibrant community that is in harmony with the natural environment, both for today and for tomorrow.


Deb Morrison
By appointment. Please text 1-250-539-8200

Ben McConchie
Every Thursday 10 am – 12 pm

Note: Trustee McConchie can meet with applicants during spring break and the summer months by appointment.

North Pender Island Local Trust Committee Office
IT Office – Community Resource Center (Driftwood Center) – 4605 Bedwell Harbour Road

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