Project Watershed’s staff work on short-term contracts and the scope of their work changes depending on their program’s current focus and funding.

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Below are the people who currently work at Comox Valley Project Watershed Society and their roles:

Caila Holbrook

Caila Holbrook

Manager of Fundraising, Outreach and Mapping

Caila has been with Project Watershed since November 2008. She has a Masters in International Nature Conservation and a BSc in Environmental Science. She has been involved in environmental projects all over the world.

Kathryn Clouston

Kathryn Clouston

Office Administrator and Volunteer Coordinator

Kathryn has been volunteering with streamkeeping groups since her retirement from the Air Force in 2007. While doing this she also spent a few years at North Island College improving her knowledge of biological systems with an Associate of Science in Biology degree.

Jennifer Sutherst

Jennifer Sutherst

Estuary Coordinator and Staff Biologist

Jennifer is a Biologist and Environmental Scientist that has worked as an environmental professional and stewardship leader most of her career; and has extensive experience working in freshwater, marine and terrestrial ecosystems. Ranging from projects as diverse as research on climate change for Simon Fraser University to traditional ecological knowledge surveys of marine mammals for the ‘Namgis First Nation. She has won awards for her work with Fisheries and Oceans Canada and for the production of the Lost Streams of Victoria informational map. She is a Streamkeepers and Wetlandkeepers Instructor and has worked extensively with multi-disciplinary teams of volunteers, First Nations, government agencies and non-profits to achieve habitat protection and stewardship objectives.

Fran Kwiecien

Fran Kwiecien

Bookkeeper

Fran has much experience keeping things and people in order, making her a great bookkeeper for the variety of projects and initiatives we have going on at Project Watershed.She worked for the Coast Guard for 20 years and has a deep love of animals and wildlife.