Coalition Members

Connect with a Coalition Member Near You

The following is a list of regional contacts* who can assist you with your event (e.g. obtaining promotional items such as National Forest Week posters, pencils, stickers, tattoos and colouring books).

Central Interior | Lower Mainland/Fraser Valley | Mid Island | North Coast | North Island | Northern Interior | Southern Interior | South Island | General Contact

Central Interior

Andrew Vander Putten (100 Mile House/Williams Lake/Quesnel)


Lower Mainland/Fraser Valley

Dean Pelkey


Mid Island

Michel Vallee (Nanaimo)


North Coast

Greg Cowman (Terrace/Kitimat/Prince Rupert)


North Island (Campbell River)

Brooks Yancey


Northern Interior

Tara Dzenis (Smithers/Vanderhoof)
Peter Forsythe (Prince George, Mackenzie)
Anna Monetta (Prince George: Walk in the Woods)
Frank Varga (Burns Lake)


Southern Interior

Emily Carpentier (Kamloops/North Thompson)
Daniel Gratton (Creston/Kootenay-Boundary)
Scott Hicks (Cranbrook/South Columbia)
Lisa Marak (Okanagan)
Chelsea McBride (Vernon)
Diane Millar (Revelstoke/North Columbia)


South Island

Annette van Niejenhuis (Saanichton)


*If your area doesn’t have a contact person, please e-mail:

Dean Pelkey.

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