Ian Douglas Bruce

Executive Coordinator
Ian is a registered professional biologist and completed a Diploma in Restoration of Natural Systems at UVic in 2003. Through his consulting firm, Watershed Ecological Services Ltd., Ian also provides ecological and fisheries services to industry, government and First Nations. Ian grew up in Victoria, and has spent all his life working with aquatic environments throughout Vancouver Island.

Francesca Loro

Office Administrator & Stewardship/Education Coordinator
A PSS team member since 2008, Francesca oversees administrative operations, organizes environmental education programming, and coordinates volunteer and stewardship activities. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science degree from Royal Roads University. When not working, she’s volunteering in local food security and exploring the beaches and parks around Victoria.

Kyle Armstrong

Restoration Coordinator
Kyle has an undergraduate degree from UVic and an MSc in Ecological Restoration from SFU/BCIT. His applied research looked at tidal channel ecology and restoration of these habitats in the Fraser River estuary for out-migrating and rearing juvenile salmon. A new addition to our team, Kyle is looking forward to implementing impactful and community-driven restoration projects.
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Katrina Adams

Environmental Support Technician
Katrina has a B.Sc. in biology from McGill University, a diploma in GIS from VIU and a diploma in Restoration from UVic. She has an immense passion for aquatic ecosystems and has experience working on a wide range of projects including water quality of lakes in Quebec, genetic evolution of Arctic char in Iceland and coral reef health in Australia. Katrina combines her expertise in ecology, restoration and GIS in supporting PSS with their goal of improving aquatic habitats.

Carmen Pavlov

Environmental Support Technician
A recent graduate from the University of Victoria, Carmen holds a BA in Coastal Geography and Environmental Studies. She assists with surveying, restoration and volunteer coordination through the BEACH Program, as well as other activities. Carmen loves all things coastal and has gained valuable volunteer and work experience during her time at UVic.