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The Salmonid Enhancement and Habitat Advisory Board is the voice of the volunteer community dedicated to:
                Educating and
                    Supporting its endeavours.
SEHAB and the community have a shared commitment of ensuring functioning ecosystems supporting viable, genetically diverse and abundant indigenous fish populations.

Lee Hesketh
Community Advisor: Tom Nevin
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Community Advisor: Rob Schaefer

Elizabeth Hardy
Community Advisor: Rod Bell-Irving
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Dianne Sanford
Community Advisor: Vacant
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Currently Recuiting
Community Advisor: Stacey Larsen

Cindy Verbeek
Community Advisor: Natalie Newman

Cindy has a BSc from The King's University College in Edmonton and moved to northern BC in 2003. She has worked for A Rocha Canada, a Christian Conservation organization, in various capacities since 1996. Most recently she has taken on the role as the Bulkley Valley Project Coordinator for A Rocha Canada and has been involved in a myriad of environmental initiatives from farmer's markets, recycling and community garden's to a pilot coho hatchery in 2015/2016. At present she works for A Rocha to coordinate the Upper Bulkley River Streamkeepers in beautiful Houston, BC where she can be seen entering random wildlife sightings into iNaturalist or challenging her three children to a game of "name that bird".

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Leandre Vigneault
Community Advisor: Patrick Fairweather
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Jan Lemon
Communiity Advisor: Rob Dams
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Zo Ann Morten
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Jan Lemon

Jan Lemon
Communiity Advisor: Ian Douglas
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Jan Lemon is the Programme Coordinator/ Hatchery Manager with Oona River Resources Association. As a volunteer and sometimes as a paid employee, Jan coordinates volunteers, summer students and project staff in all aspects of Hatchery/Resources Centre work, including salmon enhancement, stream assessments and inventory, habitat restoration, interpretive river and forest hikes and education and public awareness, mainly around fish, wildlife and the North Coast environment.

 Brian Smith
Community Advisor: Sandie Hollick-Kenyon
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Brian graduated from the Fish and Wildlife Technology program at Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology in Sault Ste. Marie Ontario in 1989. Brian moved to B.C. in 1990 and has worked on behalf of the fisheries resource ever since. Brian currently is the manager of the Seymour Fish Hatchery and has worked with the Seymour Salmonid Society for over 11 years.

Jim Shinkiewski
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Community Advisor: Guy Scharf

 Jack Minard
Community Advisor: Dave Davies, Erica Blake
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Ian Bruce
Community Advisor: Chantal Nessman

Ian Bruce founded the Peninsula Streams Society on the Saanich Peninsula in 2002 where he serves as its Executive Coordinator. Additionally, through his consulting firm, he provides ecological and fisheries services to industry, governments and First Nations. Ian is a registered professional biologist, having studied Marine Biology at UVIC originally and much later completed a Diploma in Restoration of Natural Systems (2003). Ian grew up in Victoria, moved to the Island’s West Coast for 20 years, and then returned to the Saanich Peninsula in 1997. Ian has been working in the field of salmon and salmon habitat since 1980 has served on the SEHAB Board since 2014.
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Paul Cipywnyk
Community Advisor: Scott Ducharme
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