Kristin Smart Biography

Kristin Smart
Ch'nook Program Manager

Kristin Smart, Program Manager, Ch'nook
Kristin oversees the Aboriginal Management Program in her role as a Program Manager for Ch’nook. She also contributes to Ch’nook’s broader strategic planning and research initiatives.

Kristin was raised in Saskatchewan on Treaty 6 land; she is of mixed ancestry and is proud of her deep Metis roots. Prior to working with Ch’nook, Kristin worked for BC Wildfire Service and Emergency Management BC in different positions related to the coordination and planning of emergency response efforts. She has worked as a student, volunteer and freelance contractor on various research and community development projects.

Kristin holds a Bachelor of Science in Forestry (Honours) degree in Forest Resource Management from UBC. In her free time, she enjoys pursuing different creative and entrepreneurial projects as well as spending time outdoors with her dog.