Directors at Large

Eli Riedl

Eli was born and raised in California. He moved to British Columbia to study Geological Engineering at the University of British Columbia. Eli currently works for the BC Wildfire Service, where he is starting his fourth season in Invermere.


Carole Ruault

Born and raised in Invermere, I lived for summers at the beach and as an adult Lake Windermere was what brought me back to the valley.  We are so lucky to have a beautiful lake which provides locals and tourist a play ground in the summer and winter.  It is important to me to be […]


Max Fanderl

Max has lived in the valley since 1994 and works in sales and marketing at Columbia River Paddle ( and Trappeur Homes ( He also works instructing and speaking at Max is a dynamic personality who people warm to easily, he engages people in a way which helps them see the possibilities of life and […]