Presentations at the event will include the following three Guest speakers from B.C.:
• Karen Wristen is the Executive Director of BC’s Living Oceans Society, with a background in environmental law. Living Oceans specializes in research and public policy to help coastal communities protect their ocean resources. Karen has been advocating on behalf of wild salmon habitat and promoting sustainable aquaculture for more than a decade.
Karen Wristen of Living Oceans: https://livingoceans.org/about/team/karen-wristen
Bob Chamberlin is the former Chief Councillor of the Kwikwasutinuxw Haxwa’mis First Nation, serving seven two-year terms, and former VP of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, which represents over 100 BC First Nations. Bob, a passionate champion of wild salmon, founded the First Nations Wild Salmon Alliance, an organization of Indigenous leaders united to protect and conserve wild salmon.
Bob Chamberlain, Chief Councillor of the Kwikwasutinuxw Haxwa’mis First Nation: http://robertchamberlin.ca/bio/