As Development Manager, Cheryl is a key member of the team charged with finding the financial resources GSA needs to protect the Strait of Georgia and increase the sustainability of our coastal communities. Cheryl has been a professional fundraiser for almost two decades, managing capital campaigns and annual programs for Amnesty International, Ecotrust Canada and several other international, national, and local charities. She has also worked in publishing and communications and holds a BA in English and Sociology. An active member of her community, Cheryl is committed to the health of our environment and to building strong, resilient communities. Cheryl enjoys traveling, running, and spending time with friends, along with exploring Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands with her husband, two children and pup.