Ecotrust Canada is comprised of a team of professionals skilled in a multitude of disciplines including forestry, GIS, planning, community economic development, marine resource management, eco-certifications, governance, and micro-finance.
Project Manager, Economic Development & FSC® Chain of Custody Certification
Racheal Weymer brings over six years of experience working in communities locally and internationally. She has worked across the province in environmental consulting; harbour management; at-sea fisheries observing; and regional, Provincial, and Federal First Nations fisheries policy. Currently, she is a Project Manager on the fisheries and community development team at Ecotrust Canada. Her work at the organization includes local economic development, fisheries and community planning, seafood traceability, land use and occupancy mapping, and marine monitoring.
She also has experience in consulting and working with First Nations, workshop facilitation, policy analysis, research, community engagement, data management, technical writing, and local food systems. Racheal studied biology with a focus on fisheries at SFU. She came to her work in local economic development through an iterative, learn-by-doing, boots-on-the-ground approach at Ecotrust Canada. She is currently completing the Community Economic Development program through SFU.
Racheal’s work includes:
- Community Fisheries Planning
- Raglan Community Sustainability Initiative
- FSC Chain of Custody
- FSC Certification
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