Wow it has been a busy fall with lots going on around Pemberton! We are so grateful for all our volunteers and donors who have contributed to getting trail users outside and on the dirt. We will miss working with our former board members and we look forward to the new members joining us. Read on: Click here
Please join us in welcoming our New Board Members!
The mission of the PVTA is to improve, maintain, and build a sustainable trail network for both residents and visitors to the Pemberton Valley. We are a team of dedicated volunteers here to support the trails we all LOVE!
We would like to extend a warm welcome to our new members of the board:
Mark Beaton - Fundraising
Thea Sturdy - Director at Large
Caleb Smith - Equestrian rep
Julia Poetschke - Membership
Madison Perry - Community Engagement
Aimee Fishman - Secretary
Our new members will be taking over existing director roles such as Equestrian rep and Secretary and also adding some new roles to the board such as Community engagement and Fundraising.
And - a thank you to the board members staying on: Kyle Leitch, Emily Slaco, Crystal Conroy, Luke De Jager, and Aime Fear.
We are currently still on the look out for Treasurer and Membership directors so if you know someone please let us know!
We are all looking forward to 2023 with this fantastic team and our new Executive Director Allison Gilchrist! Together we are going to be up to great things!
For contact info please visit our board members page: click here
The PVTA would like to start by acknowledging that we are on the traditional unceded territories of the Lil’wat First Nation.
Thanks to everyone for coming out, 30+! Hope everyone was able to grab a pastry from our friends at Blackbird Bakery and Coffee from Pemberton Valley Coffee.
We’re excited to share our stats for the year and believe we had a really productive year putting us on the right track for more great work to be done through relationship building, community advocacy and of course trail maintenance and management.
I’d like to acknowledge all the wonderful Directors we’ve had on board this year and thank them for all of their hard work. It’s not easy adding a volunteer gig on top of your regular life, especially when we wanted to get some much stuff done, so big kudos to everyone for stepping up.
Lend your voice, experience, and expertise to Pemberton's trail network by joining the PVTA Board of Directors.
We encourage all members of the PVTA to consider submitting nominations for the PVTA board for consideration at the AGM that will take place this October(details to follow soon).
We will be looking to fill the following volunteer board positions:
If you are interested in fulfilling one of the following roles we would love to hear from you.
Please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to express your interest.
Not quite sure what role might be for you? We are open to candidates to sit on the board and get a feel for things before deciding which role or projects you think you would be best suited to.
* Any Member, or person willing and able to become a Member, of the Association can nominate a relevant candidate for election to the Board of Directors.
* Board meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of every month
* Director commitments are 1 -2 years.
Please join us in welcoming our new Executive Director Allison Gilchrist to our team! Allison has a background in the non profit sector in Community Program Management, and experience in strategic planning and outcome management frameworks. She is an avid trail user and has lived and worked in Pemberton previously for 7 years. Allison we are so thrilled to welcome you to our team at @pvtatrails!
We hope everyone has had a great start to summer! All of us here at the PVTA have been out enjoying time on the trails in numerous ways. We are once again thankful for our volunteers and donors who help to create opportunity for our organization to do great things!
Read all about what's been going on and what's to come: Click here
We are seeking a self-motivated Executive Director (ED) to lead the organization and manage its operations.
Key tasks & responsibilities include overseeing the organizations administrative tasks, operations management, assisting with board governance, coordinating monthly board meetings, and ensuring the execution of the organizations Strategic Plan.
Additionally, the ED will represent the PVTA in the community nurturing existing and developing new partnerships with a variety of organizations and stakeholders.
This position is approximately 15 hours/week and runs from July 2022 until December 31, 2022.
Compensation is $35-38/hour, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The position may be renewed in January 2023, contingent on formal Board review and funding. The role is remote-only and flexible depending on the needs of the organization and the ideal candidate.
Our ideal candidate is dedicated, works well individually and as part of a team, and is resourceful & adaptable to respond to the organization’s requirement (needs oriented versus role oriented). The ED will report directly to the Board.
Ready to Apply?
Please send resume & inquiries to email@example.com
FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS ROLE VISIT THIS LINK:
(Applications close July 28th)
The PVTA would like to give a very special thank you to the @whistlerfoundation for generously awarding the following 2022 grants to The Pemberton Valley Trails Association.
We are the proud recipients of two grants this year. A caring Communities Grant for The Pemberton Trail Network Cultural Signage Project ($3,319), as well as a Learning Grant towards Working Effectively With Indigenous Peoples Training ($3,307.50).
Thank you so much @whistlerfoundation for your generous support!
More info can be found here: https://whistlerfoundation.com/2022-grant-season/
Update: No further logging will take place in this area as of June 2022.
Lil’wat Nation / Lil’wat Forestry Ventures, through their First Nation Woodland Licence have started harvesting in the Railroad Creek area. The harvesting areas are accessed via the Old Hurley Mainline. The bottom of the old Hurley Mainline, where it branches off the Upper Lillooet River FSR, will be signed to warn recreation users of active operations. Also the junction of the Hurley FSR and the Tenquille Branch (10km on the Hurley) will be signed to warn recreation users of downslope harvesting activities. This round of harvesting started April 18th and is expected to run until mid-June. Please respect the signs and stay safe!
For further info please visit: https://lilwat.ca/business/business/
Harvesting Activities in Mackenzie Basin on are ongoing. The Mackenzie Basin FSR has been plowed, 4x4/chains currently recommended if driving this road. There is still snow covering the ground at the block locations.Harvesting activities in the blocks will be ongoing until approximately March 1st, 2022. During harvesting activities, the Mackenzie Basin Forest Service Road may be closed for short periods of time to ensure safety during harvesting activities.