Directors at Large

Paola Albano

Paola came from Italy to Invermere in January of 2018.  She is a graduate of Economics at the University of Turin and is a Senior Accountant. Paola lives in the Valley with her husband and their lovely daughter. She loves nature, animals, ecology and our wonderful lake! She is so proud to be a part […]

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Buzz Harmsworth

Born on the sandy shores of Vancouver Island, Buzz was educated at Oak Bay high, then trained to be a Marine Electrician. He spent most spare time fishing and hunting. Buzz took several extended courses at the University of Victoria on fisheries and in 1961 became a Game warden. He worked in several districts in […]

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Katie Watt

Katie serves as youth representative on the Ambassador’s board of directors. Katie has been a life long resident of the Columbia Valley and is a graduate of David Thompson Secondary School in Invermere. Among other things, Katie has a strong and deep passion for art and the environment. She enjoys the Valley for the opportunities […]

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Max Fanderl

Max has lived in the valley since 1994 and works in sales and marketing at Columbia River Paddle (www.ColumbiaRiverPaddle.com) and Trappeur Homes (www.TrappeurHomes.com). He also works instructing and speaking at  www.FlyingMax.com. 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 […]

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