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Jennifer Campbell BSc, PMP, EP
President

Jennifer Campbell is TWC’s proud founder and President. Jennifer is an experienced Project Management Professional and Environmental Professional. She began her career in the environmental field over two decades ago where she has worked as a project manager, government regulator, and consultant. She is client and community focused, and is passionate about incorporating reconciliation into each project that TWC is involved with. Jennifer’s experience and expertise allows her to effectively lead her team through complex projects, incorporating TWC’s Reconciliation Action Plan through each step of the way.

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Aurora Van Buren, BSc
Operations Lead & Facilitation Specialist

Aurora is our Operations Lead, and is a facilitation specialist with over 10 years working with Indigenous communities to document Indigenous knowledge for use in community planning, consultation and regulatory processes. Aurora has been a technical lead on both federally and provincially regulated environmental assessments throughout Canada, providing expert testimony for review panels. The landscape of environmental management is rapidly changing, and Aurora has developed new assessment methods to address emerging project risks and respond to increased regulatory requirements. A proven public speaker, Aurora has also led public open houses and workshops for controversial projects.

Kausaliya (Kay) Rangarajan, MGM, PMP, Finance & Governance Lead

Kay is TWC’s Finance and Governance Lead. Kay is a Project Management Professional who holds a Master of Global Management and Graduate Certificate in Project Management. She has senior level experience delivering projects, managing PMOs and financial operations, and developing business process architectures. In her versatile role, Kay supports TWC in developing project management processes and controls, financial administration, corporate governance, and office management. She is inspired by solution-oriented thinking, process efficiencies, and collaborative leadership.

Kirsten Krywko, BSc, MBA, CPHR
HR & Corporate Services Lead

Kirsten Krywko is the Manager of Human Resources and Corporate Services at TWC and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Conservation Biology, an MBA, and a designation as a Chartered Professional in Human Resources.  She brings extensive familiarity with the challenges and opportunities faced by rapidly growing companies and experience in leading the development of internal systems and processes to support growth.   She is excited to work with an organization that values reconciliation as highly as TWC.

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Aidan Downing
Business Administrator

Aidan Downing is our Business Administrator and he is from Métis and European decent. Aidan has worked for TWC since day one, supporting the team by coordinating office activities, supporting bookkeeping and budgeting, and assisting his colleagues whenever necessary. His work allows him to gain valuable knowledge about social and environmental consulting, business development strategies, and interpersonal skills that will enrich his other experiences. Aidan’s desire to learn about environmental and social consulting makes him a great asset and enables him to make the most of his experience at TWC.

Amy Bourbeau
Office Manager

Amy Bourbeau is the Office Manager for TWC.  Amy brings over 10 years of diverse experience in legal administration, immigration, event coordination, office management, and finance.  As the Office Manager, she is relied on by TWC employees for various administrative tasks to keep the office and all forms of communication organized.  In her spare time, she expresses her creative side through painting and artwork and loves spending time with her family and pets.

Cayra Tansey, BCOMM
Sustainable Development Analyst

Cayra Tansey is a Sustainable Development Analyst at TWC. She has an undergraduate degree in commerce, specializing in entrepreneurship. She is passionate about  the relationship between commerce and sustainability in both social and environmental dimensions and she has started a non-profit organization to educate youth and young adults about intersectional sustainability leadership. Her skills include business development, communication, public engagement, and risk management and she values empathetic communication and continuous learning.

Desiree Givens, BA, MCRP Community Planner

Desiree Givens is a Community Planner at TWC. She identifies as African American and Nuu-chah-nulth from the Ucluelet First Nation. Her interests include affordable housing, community development, social equity, and cultural and language revitalization. Desiree specializes in Indigenous Community Planning and has experience working alongside First Nations and government bodies to find creative solutions for gathering community input, identifying common themes, and reporting on key findings. She strongly believes in the potential of community-driven planning and decision-making processes and aims to uphold principles of respect, transparency, inclusion and collaboration within her work at TWC. When not in the office, she might be found dancing fast and fancy at local pow wows or hosting small arts and cultural workshops for family and friends.

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Emma Wilson, BA
Community Relations Specialist

Emma Wilson is a Community Relations Specialist at TWC. She holds an undergraduate degree in economics and environmental studies and has experience working throughout British Columbia, Alberta, and Northwest Territories on community based monitoring, social and economic research, and management of cultural and historical environmental data. She has strong engagement skills and is experienced in facilitating and conducting interviews based on Traditional Knowledge and Indigenous laws. Emma has successfully developed and delivered community feedback sessions and workshops and is passionate about incorporating Indigenous perspectives into local management systems and policies.

Erin Prelypchan, BA, MBA
Senior Socio-Economic Specialist

Erin is the Senior Socio-Economic Specialist at TWC. She has 15 years of experience in impact assessment and community engagement for major resource development projects, both in Canada and abroad. Erin’s focus is on data collection, analysis, writing, and editing for the socio-community aspects of environmental assessments, following both the BC provincial and federal processes. She also has 15 years of experience advising mining and oil/gas clients in the private sector on identifying and managing community risks to projects, both in Canada and overseas. As a former journalist and copyeditor for news media, Erin also brings skills in writing and copyediting that result in clear, consistent, and accessible documents. She is also a skilled workshop facilitator.

Heidi Klein, BSc, MES
Human and Community Well-Being Lead

Heidi Klein has 25+ years of experience in the practice of environmental assessment, including legislation advisor, project assessment, socio-economic impact assessment, Indigenous knowledge collection and documentation, cumulative effects assessment, and Indigenous and stakeholder relations. Heidi has extensive experience in bringing Indigenous knowledge into decision-making documents going back to the early 1990s. She has worked with Indigenous people across Canada, but most specifically the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Heidi has a technical foundation in wildlife biology, land use planning, environmental assessment, and facilitation / mediation. She has a practitioner foundation in facilitation, consultation, Indigenous relations, socio-economic impact assessment, Indigenous knowledge research, and cumulative effects assessment and environmental assessment training.

Hereward Longley, BA, MA, PhD
Indigenous Knowledge and Impact Assessment Practitioner

Hereward is the Indigenous Knowledge and Impact Assessment Practitioner at TWC. He holds a PhD in environmental history from the University of Alberta, which focused on environmental policy, Indigenous history, and land and resource management issues in Alberta’s oil sands region. Beyond his rich academic background, Hereward has over 6 years of experience as an Indigenous land use and historical researcher with Métis and First Nation communities in northern Alberta. Hereward’s work prioritizes community-engaged research to improve consultation, impact assessment, and resource governance practices.

Hillary Ashley, BA, MES 
Project Coordinator

Hillary Ashley is a project coordinator at TWC. She holds an undergraduate degree in environmental sustainability and a graduate degree in resource management and Indigenous engagement. Hillary’s research has provided her with experience conducting interviews, facilitating Indigenous events/workshops and developing comprehensive reports. Hillary has a strong academic background and applied professional and intercultural experience that serve as the framework to think critically, lead projects, find solutions, and manage data following the principles of sustainability and resource management.

Ian MacKichan, BCOMM
Proposal and Communications Coordinator

Ian MacKichan is the Proposal and Communications Coordinator at TWC. Having earned an undergraduate degree in commerce, and with professional experience in marketing, Ian has contributed to the growth of firms in the private, non-profit and public sectors, at various scales, and stages of life. He has worked in a myriad of capacities, from analyst, to fundraiser, business developer, coordinator, and communicator. Ian is a firm believer in the power of collaboration and was drawn to TWC for its ability to bridge talent from so many disciplines, in its pursuit of environmental and social solutions.

Jennifer Chapman, BSc, PhD
Social Impact Assessment Specialist

Jennifer Chapman is a Social Impact Assessment Specialist at TWC. She has been pursuing collaborative solutions to environmental problems throughout her career, and has diverse experience from working within industry, academics, and conservation. She earned her PhD in Environmental Science from the University of York. Throughout her doctorate degree, she actively crossed many disciplines to combine regulatory decision-making, ecotoxicology, and stakeholder perspectives. Jennifer has rich experience working with local communities to support mobilizing scientific, community, and Indigenous knowledge for improving environmental health. Her motivation in conducting impact assessment is to support communities with a deep appreciation for the importance of honouring all voices and perspectives.

Kiana Bonnick, BSc, MES
Impact Assessment Analyst

Kiana is an Impact Assessment Analyst at TWC and holds a Masters’ degree in Environmental Science. Her academic focus was on urban resiliency, equity/equality, green infrastructure, and storytelling and she is interested in bridging the physical and socioeconomic aspects of climate change to create solutions for equitable and sustainable communities. Kiana has Canadian and international experience in sustainable development, building collaborative partnerships, community capacity building, policy analysis, food insecurity, youth leadership, research, and communications.

Kyle Hilsendager, BA, MEM, PhD 
Natural Resource Specialist

Kyle is a Natural Resource Specialist at TWC. He is a member of ‘Namgis First Nation and is motivated by a strong interest in the land and resource management challenges that affect Aboriginal communities. Kyle earned a PhD from the Department of Forest Resource Management at The University of British Columbia and has significant experience conducting research relating to the management of natural resources in both British Columbia and Australia. Kyle also has over ten years of experience teaching and developing curriculum for various natural resource management, business, and tourism related courses at the post-secondary level, with much of this time spent working with First Nations students.

Magena Warrior, BSC, MMM
Impact Assessment Analyst

Magena Warrior is an Impact Assessment Analyst at TWC specializing in marine planning. She holds a BSc in Global Resource Systems and a graduate degree in Marine Management where she focused on marine planning initiatives, Indigenous consultation, and the incorporation of Indigenous Knowledge within marine planning processes. Magena has experience conducting interviews, analyzing social and scientific data, facilitating workshops, and collaborating with Indigenous  Nations, stakeholders, and other government bodies.  She values honesty, respect and collaboration and aims to integrate those principles within her work and is passionate about finding ways to improve marine governance in a way that respects Indigenous rights, laws, and knowledge.

Maria Egerton, BSc
Wildlife Biologist

Maria Egerton is a wildlife biologist with 17 years of experience conducting wildlife monitoring and impact assessments related to projects spanning local urban development to remote exploration settings. Through her experience, she has developed a wide range of skills to direct mitigation efforts to avoid and/or minimize project related impacts. Her skill set includes extensive experience pertaining directly to construction mitigation and monitoring programs for terrestrial wildlife including Species at Risk. Throughout her career, Maria has developed environmental protection plans and wildlife impact mitigations in compliance with municipal, provincial and federal permits, and has conducted associated wildlife monitoring while providing client and regulatory reporting from planning through construction.

Rodrigo Marufuji de Almeida, BBA, MBA
Finance Coordinator

Rodrigo is TWC’s Finance Coordinator who holds both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Business Administration. He is a finance professional with over eight years of progressive experience in Financial Planning & Analysis, Treasury, Corporate and Project Finance, and Internal Controls specializing in financial services, budgeting, reporting, and providing financial support for business initiatives. Rodrigo has demonstrated ability in improving operational efficiencies, implementing processes and systems, and building close relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders. He is also passionate about local communities, sustainability, and social responsibility issues. At TWC, he wants to make a positive impact on the world by harnessing his finance skills for social and environmental projects.

Teresa (Terry) Pratt, BSc, P.Ag.
Senior Regulatory & Engagement Specialist

Teresa (Terry) Pratt is a Senior Regulatory and Engagement Specialist with over 34 years of experience in the natural resource and tourism sectors with the Province of BC. As a former Project Assessment Director with BC’s Environmental Assessment Office, Terry’s experience includes leading comprehensive environmental assessments for a variety of projects including major mine, tourism resort and industrial projects, working with Indigenous nations to develop engagement and other agreements, engaging with stakeholders and the public to understand interests and resolve conflicts. Terry has extensive experience living and working in small, rural communities and is passionate about working with Indigenous nations and communities to bring diverse interests together on the land base.

Tessa Gaudet, BA
Social Impact Assessment Analyst

Tessa Gaudet is a social impact assessment analyst at TWC. She holds an undergraduate degree in anthropology and has proven skill in communications, technical analysis and writing, interpersonal relations, and research. Tessa is passionate about projects that incorporate processes of reconciliation, and has experience supporting a wide variety of collaborative projects with Indigenous Nations, industry, government, academic, and non-profit institutions.

Christine Callihoo, BA, MSc, RPP 
Senior Associate

Christine is a Registered Professional Planner with 25 years of experience in a diverse range of planning areas including land use and community planning, community‐based climate change mitigation and adaptation research and planning, and asset management planning. She has had the opportunity to work with First Nations, Métis, Inuit, the private sector, communities throughout western and northern Canada, and with all levels of government. Christine brings significant experience in land use and community planning with the strategic inclusion of climate change, natural assets, sustainability (with a specific focus upon the Sustainable Development Goals), economic development, environmental management, in addition to developing and executing training programs from ‘climate change 101’ programming to asset management. Throughout her career, she has designed and facilitated a wide variety of engagement, facilitation and training programs, in addition to developing guides / learning-focused products for audiences from ages 12 to adults of various learning capacities, including as an Adjunct Professor at Simon Fraser University in the Faculty of Environment.

Ellen Frisch, BA
Senior Associate

Ellen Frisch is a Senior Associate who brings more than twenty years of experience working with Indigenous and non-indigenous communities on the forefront of important BC land, resource, energy and green economy projects. From Treaty Negotiator to Executive Director in the energy and clean economy fields, Ellen’s work has focused on identifying ways to build relationships across and between people on complex regulatory and socio economic topics of our day, whether it is energy security, environmental impact assessment, labour mobility or emerging regional economic opportunities. Ellen has a demonstrated ability to develop meaningful and appropriate engagement plans which both enable listening and demonstrate that messages have been understood. Through her work, Ellen leads regulatory analysis and provincial and municipal permit planning, interdisciplinary regulatory project management and designs and facilitates strategic and stakeholder engagement processes.

Laila Adam
Senior Associate

Laila Adam is a senior associate with over fourteen years of experience in both the public and private sectors, working to build economic and organizational capacity with Indigenous communities. Her experience across the country includes managing the regulatory and Indigenous engagement program for Canada’s largest proposed infrastructure project to serving as senior advisor to the Ontario Minister of Indigenous Relations where she was involved in key files including Ontario’s resource revenue sharing policy and Indigenous consultation office. She currently operates Adam Strategies where her continued leadership in community engagement and economic development has assisted communities, the private sector and Indigenous governments in facilitating collaborative and mutually beneficial relationships.

Lisa Nye, MA
Senior Associate

Lisa Nye is a senior associate with over 33 years of experience working with Indigenous organizations and communities, governments and industry in various areas including social and economic development, strategic planning, Treaty Negotiations, First Nation economic development, resource management, energy initiatives, innovative policy and regulatory operations. Lisa worked for 28 years with the BC Government primarily in consultation and engagement roles with Indigenous Nations and organizations across British Columbia. Working as a consultant over the last 9 years, Lisa is facilitating dialogues on critical issues, engaging with Indigenous Nations and communities, developing strategies, creating achievable plans, collaborating on economic and social innovation and developing practical policy . In 2007, Lisa’s work with Indigenous Nations and communities was recognized when she received the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Excellence in the Public Service.

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Natasha Thorpe, MRM
Senior Associate

Natasha Thorpe is a senior associate who was trained in the physical sciences yet “schooled” on-the-land. She is a leader in bringing together western scientific information and traditional knowledge in resource management. Her innovative on-the-ground research has yielded integrated approaches in environmental assessment; guardianship programs grounded in TK and scientific indicators; a database management system used by Indigenous communities to document TK in situ through mobile devices; TK indicators related to water, wildlife and fisheries; and a model for bringing Elders expertise to mine closure operations that regulatory agencies have mandated other mines to follow. She has directed, managed, raised funding for, and contributed to a broad range of resource management projects, largely in the mining and energy sectors. She has authored over twenty publications and frequently presents alongside research partners.

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Dr. Paleah Black Moher, PhD
Senior Associate

Dr. Paleah Black Moher is a senior associate with a specialization in environmental toxicology and human health risk assessment. She has worked closely with a wide range of Indigenous communities across Canada and the Arctic on matters related to environmental and human health, policy impact, and cancer awareness. Some of her past work has focused on outdoor air quality, traditional food contaminants, drinking water safety, as well as human health risk assessments. Paleah brings a strong academic background with a PhD in Environmental and Chemical Toxicology (UOttawa), and a postdoctoral fellowship in occupational exposures (UVic).

Interns

It’s important to us to support the next generation of people who will continue our work in environmental and social consulting. We believe that our interns bring valuable knowledge to the team and allow us to challenge ideas and perspectives to keep us ever adapting with the environment we work in!

Brooklyn Glass
Environmental and Social Analyst

Brooklyn Glass is an Environmental and Social Analyst with TWC. She is completing her BA in Psychology and Business. Her academic focus was on motivational psychology in its application to developing programs that foster pro-environmental and pro-social behaviors, as well as organizational psychology in its application to building and leading effective teams. Brooklyn has experience leading sustainable development, climate change mitigation, and public engagement projects. From this experience, Brooklyn has gained skills in facilitation, Indigenous engagement, research, and project management. She is passionate about supporting projects that are rooted in principles of reconciliation and environmental stewardship.