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So far ITG has created 12 blog entries.

Tony Sprackett

President - Active member of Spring Ridge Co-op Housing Assn. since 1983, raised 2 of 3 grown kids there. Former Fernwood business owner at Soho Village Bistro. Lifetime member of BC Govt. & Service Employees Union and longtime activist with Victoria Labour Council. President of the FCA since 2006. Contact Email: president (at) thefca (dot) [...]

Joanne Murray

Vice-President - Joanne lives in Fernwood, works in Fernwood and volunteers in Fernwood. She is the vice-President of the FCA and sits on the Sobering and Assessment Centre's advisory board as neighbourhood liaison. Contact Email: joannemurray (at) telus (dot) net

Stephanie Hill

Treasurer - Stephanie is a long time volunteer at the Fernwood Community Association. She currently serves on the Executive as Treasurer, is the Chair of the Building Committee, and is an active member of the Land Use Committee. Contact Email: scary (at) islandnet (dot) com

Carlos Flores

Director - Municipal worker affiliated to CUPE Local 50. Tradesman by necessity and a Socialist by conviction. Interested in volunteering in the community to foster social justice and the building of a better world. Member of the Central America Support Committee and organizer of the Cafe Simpatico coffee house, an activist coffee house operating for [...]

Clayton Jevne

Director - As head of Theatre Inconnu for 20 years, Clayton is a respected and strong voice in Victoria’s cultural community. During the past four years, he has facilitated some 20 cultural events at the FCA’s Little Fernwood Hall – with over 5000 attendees. Having helped to establish this building as a major cultural gathering [...]

Bill McKechnie

Director - A long term Victoria resident, Bill moved to Fernwood in 2007 attracted by the vibrancy and action in this community. As a director of the FCA, Bill attends the Land Use committee meetings and liaises with the North Park Neighbourhood association. He is involved with a unique cohousing development, the Fernwood Urban Village [...]

Richard Olafson

Director - Richard is a book publisher, and chairs the FCA Cultural Committee. Contact Email: ekstasis (at) islandnet (dot) com  

Laurie Rubin

Director - Laurie began his career after leaving the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba (2 years). Matters relating to public policy and social justice remain among his ongoing passions. Moving into the managing and marketing arenas, Laurie worked with the federal government, the Toronto Board of Education, and Telefilm Canada while simultaneously [...]

Luranah Polson

Director - Luranah is a business owner who purposefully chose to locate her studio in the heart and energy of Fernwood. A jewelry designer, she worked for many years as Executive Director of a non-profit agency serving adults living with traumatic head injury and managing community and health care services. She was a member of [...]

Dorothy Field

Director - Dorothy (aka Dotter) moved to Fernwood in 2004 after three decades farming in Cobble Hill. In the Fernwood tradition, she now farms her backyard. She is a visual artist and a writer, primarily of poetry, and has shepherded the creation of the Fernwood Community Green Map. Contact Email: dotter (at) seaside (dot) net