CKISS Team

Jennifer Vogel, Executive Director
jvogel@ckiss.ca, 1-844-352-1160 ext 205

  • Primary communications and information sharingJV_Headshot
  • Membership and partnership development
  • Strategic long-term program planning and development
  • Overall program coordination and management
  • Financial resource development and management
  • Human resource management
  • Overall education and outreach programming
  • Media

Khaylish Fraser, Aquatic Invasive Species Program Coordinator039
kfraser@ckiss.ca, 1-844-352-1160 ext 207

  • Clean, Drain, Dry & Don’t Let it Loose programs
  • Aquatic invasive species education, outreach and training
  • Zebra and Quagga mussel monitoring program
  • Bullfrog surveillance and eradication program
  • Columbia Basin aquatic invasive species program

Erin Bates, Operations Program Coordinator
ebates@ckiss.ca, 1-844-352-1160 ext 206

  • Operations development and planning
  • Inventory, mapping development and coordination
  • Coordination of invasive species treatments
  • Summer student supervisor
  • General education and awareness

Laurie Frankcom, Education Program Coordinator
lfrankcom@ckiss.ca, 1-844-352-1160 ext 208

  • Don’t Let it Loose, PlayCleanGo and PlantWise programs
  • Community weed pull and restoration events
  • School and youth programs
  • General education and awareness
  • Media, communications and marketing
  • Summer student supervisor

Morgan Sternberg, Research Program CoordinatorMorgan_headshot
msternberg@ckiss.ca, 1-844-352-1160 ext 209

  • Research partnership expansion
  • Bullfrog eDNA program management
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle program coordination
  • Herbicide efficacy trial consultation
  • ​Assist with funding proposals​

Contractors

  • Kootenay Weed Control
  • Robert Christopher Harkness
  • Silverwing Environmental Consulting
  • Angelica De Groot, Bookkeeper
  • Cathy-Scott May
  • Touchstone GIS Services Inc.
  • PinkDogDesigns