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David A. Cheyne, RPF
Brian has spent the past 25 years bringing people together to work on common priorities for achieving sustainability on the landscape. Working throughout the diverse landscapes of Alberta, Brian has partnered with individuals, organizations and all levels of government to design and implement conservation and stewardship programs that benefit landowners, land managers and biodiversity.
Pamela grew up in rural northern Alberta. Much of her passion for the environment stemmed from growing up with her Métis and Ukrainian ancestry in experiencing both traditional and modern land use practices. She has a Degree in Environmental Management from University of Alberta Augustana Campus and a Diploma in Land Reclamation and Remediation from Olds College. With an academic background in conservation and stewardship, environmental education and ecology, and professional background in various sectors such as oil and gas, parks and recreation, laboratory/research, and non-for-profit organizations, this broad foundation of experience supports her passions to engage and collaborate with those seeking positive relationships with the environment through continued education, outreach and conservation/stewardship practices. Pamela is thrilled to be sharing experiences, stories of living on the land and connecting with youth, Elders, partners, communities and establishing lifelong relationships.
Kristina thrives on working with organizations and companies to bring order and efficiency to their communications and marketing programs, services and activities through her company, Sagewood Communications Solutions Ltd. With strong roots in and years of experience working with companies and associations in Alberta’s food, agriculture, environment and conservation communities, Kristina brings a unique perspective and understanding of the needs and expectations of organizations in these sectors.
Milena grew up in rural northern Alberta and has a Master’s in Resource and Environmental Management from Dalhousie University and a degree in Biology from the University of Alberta. With a professional background in stewardship outreach, environmental education and project management, Milena is thrilled to be working with rural municipalities and landowners to promote and facilitate stewardship initiatives on privately-held acreages and recreational properties across the province through the Green Acreages Program.
Kelsie obtained a Diploma in Renewable Resources from NAIT’s Biological Sciences Program, graduating on the Dean’s Honor Roll. Starting her career with field work and gradually networking with many memorable associates has led her into various sectors of the industry such as laboratory, forestry and education. Having a broad foundation of experience has given her a passion for aquatic ecology, environmental education and conservation, giving her the expertise to engage and collaborate which she can ultimately turn into progressive action.
With years of office administration experience to her credit, Mary knows that efficiency, good workable routines and excellent records management are essential to the success of any organization. She is keen to assist Land Stewardship Centre in whatever capacity she can, but her focus is putting well-organized, supportive administrative functions in place to ensure that the office runs as smoothly as possible.