Dave works as a molecular biologist on the faculty of the University of British Columbia. He has also held faculty positions at Cornell and Queen’s University. Dave is on the Environment and Social Justice Committees of the Unitarian Church of Vancouver. Dave has been Earthsave’s President since 2009, his responsibilities also include our weekly email update and ensuring that information disseminated is scientifically accurate. He is also a regular contributing writer to the Earthsave newsletter and various other publications.
& Office Liaise
Robert Sugimoto works as a Director of Operations with a major fortune 500 Corporation with responsibilities that span across Canada. His background includes 20+ years in the corporate environment in the telecommunications, manufacturing, strategic management and print industries. Rob’s responsibilities include Operations, Finance, HR Management, Marketing and Reprographics. Rob is not only our treasurer and office liaise, but also our front ‘runner’ in the Scotiabank charity challenge!
(+ IT director)
Volker is currently enrolled in a MA for Environment and Management at the Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC, to broaden his knowledge about environmental issues and solutions.Volker works for Kodak in the Technical Response Center as a Remote Support Engineer and is the chair for the Kodak Green Team. This team is committed to lead Kodak into a more sustainable and green future for their employees. Volker worked for Dell Ireland and IBM USA before and has a wide experience as Project and Team Manager. Volker is active in the animal rights scene, and is our current Vice President and IT director.
(+ Veg Directory coordinator)
Our new secretary has been the driving force behind our very up-to-date veg directory and is committed to making the most of his time and resources by volunteering for various community initiatives. Peter is from Australia and currently works for a legal firm in Vancouver, and is active in the animal advocacy community.
Staff & Key Volunteers
Office Manager, ED
Carolyn is a veteran of the entertainment industry where she manages, writes, and performs alongside her husband (and ESC volunteer) Reid Jamieson. She learned much regarding philanthropic work over 15 years as personal assistant to Officer of the Order of Canada Molly Johnson (founder of Kumbaya). From bookkeeper to web mistress, statistician to journalist, Carolyn has worn many hats over the years, and she thrives on a challenge. Carolyn is especially happy to have found a position here at Earthsave where she can put her passion for a plant-based diet (and spreadsheets) to work. Please reach out if you have any questions or suggestions on how best to serve our membership. firstname.lastname@example.org