The Northwest Invasive Plant Council (NWIPC) is a not-for-profit organization with a Board of Directors representing a diverse range of stakeholder groups. The NWIPC currently has directors representing provincial government, First Nations, local government, agriculture, environmental groups and utilities.
Les Yates, Skeena Valley Regional Cattlemen's Association, 250-846-5138
Environmental, Conservation & Naturalist Groups
Paul Glover, Northwest BC Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides, 250-847-5575
Barry Seymour, Lheidli T’enneh, 250-981-3300
Livestock and Guide Outfitters Associations
Trevor Tapp, Nechako Valley Regional Cattlemen’s Association, 205-699-6466
Janette Derksen - Regional District of Bulkley Nechako, 250-692-3195
Member at Large
Ian Hayes, Skeena Environmental Consulting, 250-635-0226
Member at Large
Grace Stevens - Treasurer, Accutech Bookkeeping, 250-562-8847
Alvin Cober, Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations, 250-559-6247
Christine Friedrichsmeier - Secretary, Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations, 250-567-6392
Ben Heemskert, Ministry of Lands & Natural Resource Operations, Recreation Sites & Trails BC, 250-559-6247
Janice Joseph, Ministry of Environment, Parks & Protected Areas, 250-847-7316
Lavona Liggins, Ministry of Agriculture, 250-614-7438
Anna McIndoe, Ministry of Environment, BC Parks, 250-614-9901
Transportation and Utility Companies
Erik Swanson - Vice-Chair, BC Hydro, 250-561-4863
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