Shawn Stebbins

With a background spanning three decades among commercial fisheries, Shawn has devoted 25 years to improving resource sustainability through effective fisheries monitoring and management. Since helping to develop BC’s world-class groundfish fisheries monitoring program, Shawn has worked closely with Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the International Pacific Halibut Commission, the Environmental Defense Fund, and a varied portfolio of commercial fisheries, regulators, and NGOs to develop and support sustainable seafood initiatives around the world.

Bud Sabiston

A work-to-live lifestyle has included road construction, woodworker, ranch-hand, saltwater fishing guide, and deckhand in the Canadian Coast Guard. Eventually spending 28 years employed with BC Ferries working up and down the coast as a deckhand, in terminal operations, and ultimately as an Instructional Designer in Information Technology. Exploring and fly fishing has been the catalyst to accessing remote areas of all the territories as well as areas of Mexico and Belize over the last 40 yrs. Bud has served as lead for one of the PSS BEACH Program teams, being part of the solution to motivate, educate and mobilize future generations.

Lawrence Statland

Lawrence has spent much of his life involved in music and finance. Lately he has been spending much of his time outside volunteering on restoration projects. Many afternoons he can be found in Rithet’s Bog working as part of the Rithet’s Bog Conservation Society. He also dedicates time as a director on the boards of numerous other local non-profit organizations. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy and a Master of Environmental Studies.

Kitty Lloyd

Kitty recently retired from the Capital Regional District, where she coordinated community stewardship initiatives on the Gorge Waterway, Esquimalt Lagoon and Bowker Creek. Prior to that she was a kelp farmer, marine biologist and educator in Bamfield, and a naturalist on sailboats doing multi-day trips along the BC and southeast Alaska coasts. Her other passions include native plants, ecological restoration, gardening and helping restore a classic 31-foot sailboat.

Daniel Healey

Past Chair
Daniel is a Chartered Accountant with over 18 years of experience. His practice is focused primarily on publicly accountable enterprises, approximately a third of which are not-for-profit entities and registered charities. As avid outdoor people, Daniel and his wife Jill have spent countless hours camping, hiking and kayaking in the natural beauty of this land and believes that it's imperative that we protect it for future generations. Daniel is passionate about giving back to the community and brings much experience and financial expertise to the Society.

Directors at large

Bill Thomas

Ian Cameron

Derek Miller

Jocelyn Gifford

Garth Van der Kamp

Kim Trace

Grant MacPherson

Peter McCully