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About Kristina Evans
Kristina Evans (formerly Peszel) is serving her first term as Local Trustee for South Pender. She lives there full time with her husband who is third generation on South Pender. Kristina’s background as a Proposal Manager provided her with direct experience working with various government agencies which required proficiency at working collaboratively in a team environment to facilitate finding solutions to complex problems. Kristina is a strong advocate for a balanced approach to protecting our islands and believes that both our natural environment and the social and economic network of our vibrant communities are what make these islands uniquely beautiful.
About Dag Falck
Dag Falck has lived on South Pender since 2019 and lived 5 years on North Pender prior to that. This is the first term served as Trustee for South Pender. Dag was born in Nelson BC but spent his formative years living in Norway and was educated as an agronomist there. After returning to BC as an adult he worked in the organic industry for over 32 years. 14 years as an organic inspector of farms and processing facilities, and 18 years as the Organic Program Manager for Nature’s Path Foods, North America’s largest certified organic breakfast food and snack manufacturer and brand. He has been actively involved in the development and review of government organic regulations and standards and was the President of the Canada Organic Trade Association for 10 years. Dag has first-hand experience in seeing the positive progress and accomplishments that can be reached when working together in a collaborative and creative environment. He is focused on finding ways to have clear, open, and transparent communications and action plans on South Pender and the Gulf Islands.
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.
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