Regional Manager, Greater Vancouver-Sea to Sky
Theresa Fresco is the Manager of the Greater Vancouver - Sea to Sky (GVSS) Region of the Fraser Basin Council. Prior to this role, Theresa 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). The main focus of Theresa's work has been in areas of watershed sustainability and collaborative watershed governance. This included 6 years of coordination and research support in the formation, launch and continued operations of the Nechako Watershed Roundtable, a collaborative initiative aimed at protecting and improving the health of the Nechako River Basin. She has also served as the manager of the Prince George Air Improvement Roundtable from 2016 to 2017.
In her new role as GVSS Regional Manager, Theresa's major projects include managing the Salmon Safe BC certification program for urban development, a recreation management strategy process for the Sea to Sky corridor and developing new partnerships to advance sustainability projects in the region.
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.