Staff & Contractors
Dawn DeydeyBeyond Recycling Coordinator
EducatorFounder of the Rocky Mountain Education Series, Dawn Deydey brings the experience and understanding of for over a decade of Beyond Recycling coordination and development to the table. As Community Program Coordinator for the Wildsight Elk Valley Branch, her ability to weave environmental education and community action into successful programming that moves our community towards sustainability has been proven repeatedly.
Jennifer LennonLocal Store Coordinator -- Wildsight Elk ValleyAfter over a decade as a performing arts designer, Jennifer arrived in Fernie in late 2020. With a passion for local and more sustainable food systems, she joined Wildsight that winter to help establish the Local store. She loves a worthy challenge, walking in the woods, and making things beautiful.
Board of Directors
Myriam Bourdeau-PotvinBoard Director -- Wildsight Elk ValleyAfter obtaining her Science Degree at the University of Ottawa, Myriam got involved with not-for-profits, contributing to the preservation of the massive urban Boucher Forest. Her passion for biology, science popularization and sustainable lifestyles brought her to the Rockies where she made Fernie her home.
Casey BrennanRegional & Elk Valley DirectorCasey and his family live work and play in Fernie in the heart of Canada's beautiful Southern Rockies. Casey managed Wildsight's Southern Rockies Campaign for a decade and is grateful for the opportunity to continue to support progress on conservation and community sustainability through volunteering with Wildsight.
Mary CosmanPresident -- Wildsight Elk ValleyMary Cosman has been a grower-member of Seeds of Diversity Canada since the early 1990s. She was a member of the Prince George Community Garden while living there, and has been a director of Fernie’s Community EcoGarden since moving here in 2005.
Randi JenningsBoard Director -- Wildsight Elk ValleyOriginally from Kimberley, BC, Randi had a love for the conservation of nature from a young age. After finishing a BSc. in Biology from University of Victoria, Randi ventured to Yellowknife, NT for a Wildlife Management Biologist career. Randi and her husband have made the move back to BC and are excited to call Fernie home! She is excited to bring her passion for conservation, wildlife protection and environmental stewardship to the Wildsight...
Robyn PeelBoard Director -- Wildsight Elk ValleyAs an avid supporter of local, social enterprises and people making positive change, Robyn joined Wildsight Elk Valley as a volunteer in 2020 to help bring Local, their social enterprise local food store, to life.
Kaitlyn PhilipBoard Director -- Wildsight Elk ValleySince her arrival in Fernie, Kaitlyn has spearheaded and supported multiple project campaigns throughout the region. With a deep love for the outdoors, Kaitlyn strives to build a future where humans can leave a positive impact on the environment.
Kristina WoodfordAccountant & Board Director -- Wildsight Elk ValleyKristina studied Biology at UVic and more recently studied Accounting at COTR. She now lives in Jaffray, BC with her husband and two kids where she raises chickens and loves working in her garden and camping at the local lakes. She is passionate about environmental protection and wants to foster more awareness in the South Country community
Join The Team
Want to protect wildlife, clean water and wild spaces? Volunteer with us! Wildsight volunteers are a very special group of people who give generously of their time to stuff envelopes, attend rallies, help run events, put up posters, keep tabs on forestry practices in their communities and participate in citizen science initiatives.