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Frances Woo

Program Manager, Flood Program

Frances WoodSince joining the Fraser Basin Council in 2019, Frances Woo has worked on initiatives related to flood management, including the Lower Mainland Flood Management Strategy initiative, a series of investigations on flood management issues in BC, and floodplain mapping projects in BC.

Prior to FBC, she was a policy planner at the Toronto and Regional Conservation Authority and at the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs, with a focus on land use, environmental, and hazard policy and regulation.

Frances has a master's degree in Planning from the University of Toronto and a B.A. in Sociology and English from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a Registered Professional Planner (BC) and a Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners.


About the Fraser Basin Council

The Fraser Basin Council (FBC) is a charitable non-profit organization that brings people together to advance sustainability in British Columbia.

Where We Work

We are grateful to live and work on the unceded ancestral territories of the Indigenous Nations of British Columbia.

Our Vision

Social well-being supported by a vibrant economy and sustained by a healthy environment.

Strategic Priorities

At the Fraser Basin Council, our strategic priorities are to take action on climate change, support healthy watersheds and water resources, and build sustainable and resilient communities.

With our partners, we work on a range of collaborative, multi-sector initiatives, such as those focused on flood management, community wildfire planning, air quality improvement, energy-efficient buildings, green transportation (including the uptake of electric vehicles and expansion of charging infrastructure), watershed planning and youth-driven climate action projects.

FBC Program Sites

Plug in BC:


ReTooling for Climate Change:

FBC Youth:

Climate Action Toolkit: 

Salmon-Safe BC

Realizing UNDRIP Initiative

Contact Us

FBC staff work from our Vancouver, Kamloops, Williams Lake and Prince George offices, and from several other locations.

To reach us, see FBC Offices and FBC Staff or contact our administration office:

Fraser Basin Council
1st Floor, 470 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 1V5

T: 604 488-5350