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Laurie Rubin – President

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 developing and [...]

Tony Sprackett – Vice 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 from 2006 to 2018. Contact Email: communications (at) thefca (dot) [...]

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

Kristen Atwood – Secretary

Kristin moved to the Fernwood neighbourhood in 2009; prior to that she lived in North Park and was actively involved in the North Park Neighbourhood Association. She is an evaluation, research, and analysis consultant in health and social services. In addition to her community work she is a long-time volunteer for Intrepid Theatre’s Uno and [...]

Joanne Murray – Director

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

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 20 years [...]

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

Board Minutes April 9 2014

Minutes of the Fernwood Community Association Board Meeting, April 09 2014. Attendance: Tony Sprackett, Joanne Murray, Paul van Goozen, Richard Olafson, Bill McKechnie, Erik Kaye, Brad Slade, and Robbie Clarke. Regrets: Clayton Jevne, Cam Millar, John Rooney, Laurie Rubin, Stephanie Hill, & Carlos Flores. City Council Liaison: Councillor Geoff Young. Guest: Al Gallupe. 1.    CALL [...]