Lisa is a sessional instructor in the Department of Geography at the University of Victoria and has also taught at Camosun College. She received an undergraduate degree from McMaster University, a MSc from the University of Guelph and a PhD from University of Victoria. She has studied and taught about the impacts of climate change and adaption and mitigation strategies, since the 1980's. Her interests include disaster planning and community resilience; cultural perceptions of changing environments; and the relationships between food production, environmental conditions and local customs.
We welcome new Steering Committee members, September Smith, Yaqiong Wang and Scott Mellett. And we thank Eleri Davies, Jesse Fraser and Larissa Stendie, who are stepping down – our volunteers make it all happen!
Yaqiong Wang is a Research Associate at Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium. She has been working on an analysis of BC’s climate variability and is currently working on producing updated climate design data. Yaqiong holds a MSc. in Geography from the University of Victoria. She received her BSc. in Atmospheric Science from Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology in China.