Jen Walker-Larsen is taking on the role of acting regional manager in our Peace Region while Chelsea Coady is on maternity leave until fall 2022. Jen is a biologist and professional communicator who believes the best decisions incorporate diverse values and perspectives. Born in Churchill Falls, Labrador, she has a Master’s degree in plant evolutionary ecology from the University of Calgary and worked for seven years as a biologist with the Gwich’in Renewable Resource Board in Inuvik. She lives with her husband Ron in Revelstoke where she has spent the last 14 years raising her two children and working for BC Hydro as a stakeholder engagement advisor. She is happiest outdoors and can often be found exploring local cedar forests on foot, skis, or snowshoes, or at a nearby lake on her paddleboard.