Chief Geologist and Executive Director - British Columbia Geological Survey Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum Resources

Adrian Hickin Scientific Advisor Biography As head of the British Columbia Geological Survey, Adrian directs the research activities of the Survey and oversees its mandate to provide geoscientific information for informed decision making and investment in BC mineral resources. Adrian has been the Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum Resources’ Chief Geologist since 2017 after…

Director

Jane Butters Geopark Director Snowshoeing at Babcock Falls Biography Jane has been involved in local government in Tumbler Ridge for six years, and is currently a leader in community development through her role as the Deputy Corporate Officer with the District of Tumbler Ridge. Jane moved to the area in 2011 as an employee of…

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Geography Professor - UNBC

Greg Halseth Scientific Advisor Biography Greg Halseth is a Professor in the Geography Program at UNBC, where he is also the Canada Research Chair in Rural and Small Town Studies, and the founder and Co-Director of the UNBC Community Development Institute. His research examines regional development processes, rural and small town community development, and community…

Dr Stephen Johnston

Earth Sciences Professor - U of A

Biography Stephen T. Johnston graduated with a B.Sc. in Geology from McGill University and completed an M.Sc. and Ph.D. at the University of Alberta in structural geology and tectonics. He has worked in exploration and development for Shell Canada Ltd.; as a geologist for the British Columbia and Yukon Geological surveys; and as a professor…

Secretary

Steve Tory Geopark Secretary Biography Steve runs an IT Contracting business in Tumbler Ridge – Dino High Tech Solutions.  He has been involved with the Geopark for a few years now and is keenly interested in marketing and emerging technology.   He is Vice-President of our local Search and Rescue group and gets out & into…

 

Executive Director