Colin is the Calgary Forest Educator for Inside Education, he also works with our partner organization Work Wild on forestry career education. Colin has always loved spending time outside and in Alberta’s forests. Colin attended Mount Royal University and earned a Bachelor of Applied Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership. Through university, he found his passion for inspiring young people and taking them outside. Nowadays when he isn’t learning with kids in the forest you can find Colin gardening, fly fishing, skiing, or riding one of his numerous bikes – road, mountain, cyclocross, he does it all!
It is one of my great pleasures as Executive Director to work with the talented, energetic, innovative staff at Inside Education. Our professionals in education, business, communications and human resources work tirelessly to maintain Inside Education’s reputation as a leader in environment and natural resources education…and they are a wonderfully fun group of people on top of all that. It’s my pleasure to introduce them to you!
We have our roots in forest education, which brought Laura to our door. Laura is an impressive and competent educator, completing her double Masters in both environmental management at UNB, and science in forestry and agriculture at the University of Eastern Finland. She is a leader, mentor and teacher in both team sports and the classroom. Laura brings a unique perspective and depth of experience to our part of the woods.
- Member-at-large on the Athabasca Watershed Council
- Laurier Heights Food Forest Steering Committee Co-Chair
Chloe brings a range of communication experience to the Inside Education team ranging from non-profit, corporate and government. She has provided leadership, great ideas and new direction to the team! When Chloe isn’t surfing the interwebs, you can find her hanging with her husband, Dan, 1 year old son, Jack, and pup, Walter.
Ken is new to the Inside Education Board. He is looking forward to supporting Inside Education on its mission to provide Alberta educators with the resources and tools to engage their students about the environment and sustainable resource development. A Calgary based lawyer specializing in corporate/commercial disputes and employment law, Ken works with a diverse client base including individuals, the energy sector and advises not-for-profit and charitable organizations. Outside of the office, Ken enjoys traveling and being outdoors with his family.