Credit
Raven Eye Photography

Avalanche Canada Staff

Operations

Gilles ValadeExecutive Director
gvalade@avalanche.ca
JF
James FloyerProgram Director
jfloyer@avalanche.ca
GH
Grant HelgesonProduct Manager
ghelgeson@avalanche.ca
Lisa PerazzoliCommunications Coordinator
lperazzoli@avalanche.ca
Sarah TaylorDigital Content Coordinator
staylor@avalanche.ca
BH
Breeana HartleyFinancial Controller
bhartley@avalanche.ca
JG
Jennifer GeorgeProcurement and Grants Coordinator
jgeorge@avalanche.ca
AE
Amy ErvingFinance Assistant
aerving@avalanche.ca
NG
Nancy GeismarEducation and Outreach Coordinator
ngeismar@avalanche.ca
BS
Brent StrandSnowmobile Outreach Coordinator
bstrand@avalanche.ca
SW
Shannon WernerYouth Education Coordinator
swerner@avalanche.ca
BS
Bryce SchroersTech Lead & Senior Developer
bschroers@avalanche.ca
RM
Russell McWhaeSoftware Developer
rmcwhae@avalanche.ca
CD
Cameron DunningSoftware developer
cdunning@avalanche.ca
Vince JauvinProperty and Building Upgrade Manager
vjauvin@avalanche.ca
Karl KlassenAdvisor
kklassen@avalanche.ca
Mary ClaytonAdvisor
mclayton@avalanche.ca
JB
Janis BordenAdvisor
jborden@avalanche.ca

Forecasting

Ryan BuhlerForecast Program Supervisor
rbuhler@avalanche.ca
Mark BenderEquipment Manager/Forecaster
mbender@avalanche.ca
BC
Brad ChristieAvalanche Forecaster
bchristie@avalanche.ca
MC
Mike ConlanAvalanche Forecaster
mconlan@avalanche.ca
LD
Lisa DreierAvalanche Forecaster
ldreier@avalanche.ca
AH
Arienne HannaAvalanche Forecaster
ahanna@avalanche.ca
SH
Simon HortonAvalanche Forecaster
shorton@avalanche.ca

WL
Wendy LewisAvalanche Forecaster
wlewis@avalanche.ca
Tyson RettieAvalanche Forecaster
trettie@avalanche.ca
ZR
Zoe RyanAvalanche Forecaster
zryan@avalanche.ca
Diana SalyAvalanche Forecaster
dsaly@avalanche.ca
Josh SmithAvalanche Forecaster
jsmith@avalanche.ca
Ilya StormAvalanche Forecaster
istorm@avalanche.ca
SW
Shannon WernerAvalanche Forecaster
swerner@avalanche.ca

Field Teams

JC
Jennifer CoulterField Program Supervisor
jcoulter@avalanche.ca
Lisa LarsonField Tech/Forecaster - South Rockies
llarson@avalanche.ca
Leslie CrawleyAvalanche Field Technician, South Rockies
lcrawley@avalanche.ca
MH
Martina HalikField Tech/Forecaster - North Rockies
mhalik@avalanche.ca
Dave MerrittAvalanche Field Technician - North Rockies
dmerritt@avalanche.ca
BH
Ben HawkinsAvalanche Field Technician - North Rockies
bhawkins@avalanche.ca
PK
Paul KehlerAvalanche Field Technican - North Rockies
pkehler@avalanche.ca
James MinifieLead Field Tech/Forecaster - Yukon
jminifie@avalanche.ca
Jeni RudisillAvalanche Field Technican - Yukon
jrudisill@avalanche.ca
Drew NylenAvalanche Field Technician, Yukon
dnylen@avalanche.ca
CG
Colin GarrittyLead Field Tech/Forecaster - Vancouver Island
cgarritty@avalanche.ca
Karina BakkerAvalanche Field Technician - Vancouver Island
kbakker@avalanche.ca
Lucas HoltzmanLead Field Tech - Northwest
lholtzman@avalanche.ca
EJ
Emily JonesAvalanche Field Technician - Northwest
ejones@avalanche.ca
Andy NicholsAvalanche Field Technician, Newfoundland
anichols@avalanche.ca
PT
Peter ThurlowAvalanche Field Technician - Newfoundland
pthurlow@avalanche.ca

Youth Educators

Leslie CrawleyYouth Avalanche Instructor
lcrawley@avalanche.ca
Drew NylenYouth Avalanche Instructor
dnylen@avalanche.ca
Colin AdamsonYouth Education Instructor, South Kootenays
AC
Abby CooperYouth Education Instructor, South Coast
Mel SaarinenYouth Education Instructor, South Rockies
BD
Brittney DicksonYouth Education Instructor, East Kootenays
Heather AllenYouth Avalanche Instructor, West Kootenays & Okanagan
Claire ClarksonYouth Education Instructor, Alberta
Michelle BrazierYouth Education Instructor, Alberta
Oscar WhiteYouth Education Instructor, Kootenays