FireSmart Provincial Representative for British Columbia
Kelsey started her career with the BC Wildfire Service on a fire crew and as a Fire Information Officer. Kelsey is now a Communications and Engagement Specialist for Prevention which is a provincial position. Kelsey has her Masters in Natural Resources and a Masters Certificate in Fire Ecology, Management and Technology.
The Communication and Engagement Specialist plays a critical role in developing and facilitating collaborative outreach and awareness programs, and activities to foster widespread community engagement in wildfire prevention. On behalf of the BC Wildfire Service, Kelsey collaborates with subject matter experts across governments and in other agencies provincially and federally. Kelsey is excited to work closely with other wildfire partners to champion public safety and preparedness initiatives. Her prevention dream is to see majority of homes in areas of wildfire risk have a large sticker in the front window saying, “This home is FireSmart.”