Staff & Contractors
Andrea ChapmanKim/Cran Branch Manager (Maternity leave until summer 2021)Andrea loves everything outdoors, be it a microscopic plant or heartwarming snowfall against a colourful sunset. She brings experience with education, research, and management to the Wildsight Kimberley/Cranbrook branch, and is excited to be working within the communities she calls home.
Corrine HighwoodInterim Branch Manager, Wildsight Kimberley CranbrookI moved to Kimberley in the summer of 2019 with my husband, dog, and 2-year-old daughter and am here to stay. I bring 14 years of environmental and outdoor education experience on three continents, along with a deep passion for promoting nature connection and wild adventures.
Courtenay HoldenOutreach and Fundraising CoordinatorWith over 15 years of experience helping global NGO’s grow their brands and community connections, Courtenay is excited to impart her experience at Wildsight. She looks forward to connecting with the people and businesses of Kimberley and Cranbrook, and helping them give back and thoughtfully engage with the environment.
Chad KileSustainability CoordinatorPreviously an urban farmer, Chad is interested in creating strong local food economies.
Kim UrbaniakEducatorKim lives in Kimberley, where she brings plenty of enthusiasm and passion for outdoor activities and connecting people with the natural world. She has a MA in Environmental Education and Communications, and a varied background in community engagement, program development, and volunteer management.
Board of Directors
Daryl CalderKim/Cran Branch DirectorGraduated UVic 1978, BSc Physical & Resource Geography. Built energy efficient home near Cranbrook in 1983. Self employed, with a variety of jobs according to the season. Active member of Rocky Mountain Naturalists, South Star Recreation Society, Kootenay Christmas Tree Association. I like birding, paddling, making things from ‘scratch’ and figuring out how to improve my community.
Sharon CrossKim/Cran Branch PresidentSince the late 1970’s, I’ve been active locally, regionally and nationally in environmental and social issues. Jim Campbell and I were the EKES team that started recycling in Cranbrook. I am actively involved in: Kootenai River Network, Inc. (Montana), Citizens for a Livable Cranbrook Society, EK Network for Humanity, Social Planning Society, Grow It Eat It Task Force, Cranbrook Food Action Committee, the Cranbrook Community Forest Society, and Yasodhara Yoga Cranbrook.
Woody MaguireRegional Director
Kimberley Cranbrook Director & Secretary
Marty MusserKim/Cran Branch Vice PresidentI was born and raised in Kimberley and am lucky to have grown up in the company of people who are connected to the earth.
Nadine RakeKim/Cran Branch DirectorOnce the coordinator for Cranbrook Composts and the Clean Bin project, Nadine now brings her educator background and fresh perspective to the Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook Board of Directors. Passionate about waste reduction and diversion, Nadine is doing her best to reduce her household waste to zero, and blogging all about it! Check out her work on the Zero Journey Blog.
Sally RuossDirector, Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook BranchI am a young outdoor enthusiast who is passionate about making a difference.
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.