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Theresa Fresco

Senior Manager, Indigenous Partnerships and Programs

Theresa FrescoTheresa Fresco is the Senior Manager, Indigenous Partnerships and Programs for the Fraser Basin Council. 
Prior to this role, Theresa served as the Regional Manager for the Greater Vancouver-Sea to Sky region. Her projects have included managing the Salmon Safe BC program, supporting recreation management strategy processes for the Sea to Sky corridor, and developing new partnerships to advance sustainability projects in the region.
Theresa also served as the Assistant Regional Manager for the Upper Fraser office based in Prince George (2016-2018) and as Program Coordinator for the Watersheds and Water Resources Program based in the Vancouver office (2012-2016). Her work on watershed sustainability and collaborative watershed governance has included six years of coordination and research support in the formation, launch and operation of the Nechako Watershed Roundtable, a collaborative initiative aimed at protecting and improving the health of the Nechako River Basin. She also served as the manager of the Prince George Air Improvement Roundtable from 2016 to 2017.  
Theresa has a Masters degree from the University of British Columbia's School of Community and Regional Planning and a Bachelors degree in Geography and English Literature from the University of the Fraser Valley.  In addition to her research and work experience across BC, she has worked and lived in the Philippines, Ireland, Japan and Mexico.

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