STAFF

 

Violet Hill, Executive Director (Prince Rupert)

E-mail: vhill@shoal.ca

Violet grew up in a commercial fishing family and was married to a successful commercial fisherman. She has extensive knowledge and experience with commercial fisheries and coastal Native people and communities. Violet has worked as the Executive Director for The Native Fishing Association since 2005, and before that she was the NFA Loans Officer for 19 years. In addition to her position at NFA Violet was the Program Coordinator for the Allocation Transfer Program with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (2002-2007). She also was formerly a Board Member for the Pacific Region License Appeal Board. Prior to working with NFA Violet was employed as Office Manager at Northern Native Fishing Corporation.

 

Natasha Robillard, Project Coordinator (West Vancouver)

E-mail: licencebank@shoal.ca

Natasha  is passionate about supporting the NFA with its current projects and the Aboriginal Fisheries Survey Project. She also conducted research for the Native Brotherhood of BC in 2007. Her previous work has included working for the UBC Aboriginal Strategic Plan Committee, the St’at’imc Nation/Wilderness Committee, and the Native Friendship Centre of Montreal.

 

Chelsea Lenser, Receptionist (West Vancouver)

E-mail: reception@shoal.ca

 

Debbie Wealick, Receptionist (West Vancouver)

E-mail: reception@shoal.ca