Senior Manager, Indigenous Partnerships and Programs
Theresa 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.