Mitchell O’Brien

Clean Marine BC Assistant

Mitchell has joined GSA on an eight-week assignment that focuses on supporting the development of Clean Marine BC’s online platform and preparing outreach materials for the program’s dock-walking program. Before joining GSA, Mitchell worked with BC Parks and Parks Canada in roles ranging from Parks Facility Operator to Lock Operator. Most recently, he was located near Smithers B.C., working as a Student Park Ranger and volunteering as a farm hand on an organic farm.

Originally from Ottawa, Ontario, Mitchell moved to B.C in 2020, and he now lives in present-day Squamish on the unceded territories of the Skwxwú7mesh-ulh Temíx̱w. In his spare time, Mitchell enjoys camping, hiking, soccer, fly fishing and snowboarding.