Team

  • peter-evans

    Peter EvansPhD

    Partner, Research & Outreach

    Peter is a human geographer and anthropologist working at the intersection of a burgeoning resource sector and aboriginal communities’ subsistence economies. He looks at this relationship through qualitative and mixed-method tools, including historical and geographical analysis, land use and local knowledge studies, resource use and wildlife harvest analysis, and environmental impact assessment.

  • joerg-tews

    Joerg TewsPhD

    Partner, Software Development & Ecology

    Joerg is the technical lead of Trailmark and responsible for aligning Trailmark's IT strategy with its business strategy. Joerg has been designing and developing small to enterprise level software solutions for 15+ years, primarily in the environmental information systems sector. He also has an extensive research background with numerous publications in the field of wildlife biology, simulation modelling and system analysis.

  • beth-keats

    Beth Keats BA

    Partner, TLU / TEK Specialist

    Beth is driven by an interest in participatory research, oral history, ethnographic video and the ever-evolving fields of digital communications and digital humanities. Her land use and occupancy research, traditional ecological knowledge studies, and local histories have informed negotiation and decision-making processes related to consultation, land claims, litigation, and environmental assessments.

  • Dave King

    Dave KingBAA

    Writing & Communications Specialist

    Dave brings 15 years of professional writing and communications experience to Trailmark's research and consulting services. A former broadcast journalist based in Canada’s North, Dave understands the stories many aboriginal communities have to tell, and the importance of gathering the best information to convey them effectively.

  • roman-sarayev

    Roman SarayevAEC

    Software Developer

    Roman is Trailmark's web developer and knowledgeable in both client-side and back-end programming, including numerous frameworks and libraries. He loves the constant challenges and seemingly endless learning that goes on in the field of programming and updates and deepens his skills on a daily basis.

  • Mark Pierog

    Mark PierogMSc

    Mobile Developer

    Mark Pierog started his IT career as a GIS technologist in environmental assessment then continued on to GIS software development. His skill set includes current web, mobile and desktop technologies, using them all to create great tools for our clients. Mark enjoys solving complex problems with elegant solutions, always learning something new along the way.

  • Kristen Kilistoff

    Kristen KilistoffMSc

    GIS Analyst

    Kristen is a spatial ecologist and comes to Trailmark with ten years experience in GIS and spatial analysis. She is continually amazed by the exciting and seemingly endless possibilities of how our understanding of ecological and social systems can be strengthened by place-based inquiry. Kristen finds great reward as a skilled educator, and is adept at communicating complex subjects to new learners.

  • Ed Rossr

    Ed RossMSc

    Senior Project Manager

    Ed is Trailmark's Senior Project Manager who's managed 100+ environmental monitoring and information management projects. He believes that by beginning with a careful understanding of people's needs, modern technology and managerial processes will serve communities better. Ed strives to foster relationships and promote effective communication amongst all people who share interests.

  • Pamela Wong

    Pamela WongPhD

    Research & Outreach

    Pamela is a specialist in developing interdisciplinary approaches to integrate both traditional knowledge and science in environmental monitoring. With a background in ecology and evolutionary biology, her expertise stems from over 10 years of consultations, community-based projects, land-use mapping, stakeholder engagement and building collaborative capacities in Indigenous and decision-making communities.

  • Anna Socha

    Anna Socha

    Researcher & GIS analyst Assistant

    Anna is a geographer passionate about communicating alternative understandings of place through relationship building and multimedia tools. She is fascinated by the interconnectedness of land and sea and the diverse roles of people within these ecosystems. Her background includes resource conservation field work, GIS analysis, and program planning and coordination.

  • Jordon Dueck

    Jordon Dueck

    Software Developer

    Jordon is a software developer with a background in information and computer systems and business administration, and is interested in the latest web technologies and application performance and security. He enjoys the fast-paced nature of the field and the endless possibilities it has to offer, and is always improving his skills as a developer.

  • Ben Mason

    Ben Mason

    Mobile Developer

    Ben is a mobile software developer who comes from a background in Lidar technology and developed his IT skills providing solutions for remote data collection on mobile platforms. He loves the challenges that come from starting new and diverse projects and enjoys implementing the small details that make for a great user experience

  • Cory Morrison

    Cory Morrison

    Co-op Student Software

    Cory is a computer science and psychology combined major in his 4th year at the University of Victoria. He has been accepted into the Master of Engineering in Telecommunications & Information Security (MTIS) program and will be starting in January. He is looking forward to learning software development in the work field.

  • Nathan Wong

    Nathan Wong

    Co-op Student Enterprise System Integration

    Nathan is a diversified commerce student with a background in computer science and is currently enrolled at the University of Victoria. His interests are in working with business technologies to improve efficiency in the workflow. He is a team player who enjoys the social aspects of his work which includes experience in accounting, finances and marketing.