The Team

Dr. Nicole Vaugeois

Dr. Nicole Vaugeois

Principle Investigator

VIU – BC Regional Innovation Chair in Tourism and Sustainable Rural Development

Sharon Karsten

Sharon Karsten

Project Coordinator

SFU – Ph.D Student, Comox Valley Art Gallery – Director

Alanna Williams

Alanna Williams

Technical Director

VIU – Professor Digital Media Studies

Dr. Pam Shaw

Dr. Pam Shaw

Co-Applicant

VIU – Director, Master of Community Planning Program

Dr. William Garrett-Petts

Dr. William Garrett-Petts

Co-Applicant

TRU – Professor of English & Associate Vice-President Research

Matt Rader

Matt Rader

Co-Applicant

UBC Okanagan – Assistant Professor, Creative Studies

Sara Vipond

Sara Vipond

Co-Applicant

ECUAD & NIC – Instructor, Fine Arts

Angela Somerset

Angela Somerset

Co-Applicant

ECUAD & NIC – Instructor, Fine Arts, Comox Valley Art Gallery – Curator

David Petroziello

David Petroziello

VIU – MA Sustainable Leisure Management

Liz Kawahara

Liz Kawahara

VIU – Digital Media and First Nations Studies (minor in each)

Melanie Messier

Melanie Messier

VIU – Bachelor of Tourism Management

Lan Le Diem Tran

Lan Le Diem Tran

VIU – Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management

Elise Boulanger

Elise Boulanger

VIU – Global Studies

Sarah Holden

Sarah Holden

VIU – Geography

Olivia Li

Olivia Li

VIU – MA Sustainable Leisure Management

Sunny Rosser

Sunny Rosser

VIU – Tourism and Recreation Management