Andy Olson, Executive Director 


Andy was born at the mouth of the Columbia River.  He grew up fishing and hunting in Washington and Montana.  Once he completed his education at The Evergreen State College in Olympia Washington he worked for Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.  He then spent 5 years working with The Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation as their Fisheries Biologist.  Since 2010 Andy has worked with Tseshaht First Nation in Port Alberni as their Fisheries Manager and Biologist.  He has been involved in many DFO programs and projects like AFS, ATP, PICFI, WCMRC, and OPP.



Chelsea Lenser, Receptionist (West Vancouver)








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