Green Bricks

Eco-Integration

Team

Diana Klein
P.Eng., CSBA, LEED AP BD+C

Diana is a sustainable design consultant and founder of Eco-Integration. She has over 25 years experience in the building industry as a structural engineer and sustainable consultant. She will bring to your building design her extensive project management experience and an ability to help you and your team embrace new ideas and attitudes.

Diana partners with Skye Consulting to develop a green building program designed to encourage youth, in partnership with schools, to explore, appreciate and adopt green building principals.

Alexi Zawadzki
MES

Trained as a hydrologist with a Masterís degree from Wilfrid Laurier University (1997), Alexi has over 17 years of experience in developing resource projects. Alexi is a sustainability and business development consultant and provides technical expertise for our youth programs. Prior to that, Alexi worked for over 10 years for a large multi-national engineering consultancy servicing various sectors across the Americas.

Alexi is a director of Skye Consulting and is a sustainability and business development consultant and provides technical expertise for our youth programs.

Kathryn Wynn Dulvy

Kathryn is an international scientific expedition leader and youth sustainability education specialist. She has worked in youth development, particularly in the teaching of life skills and environmental awareness for the past twenty years. She has taught in schools, field centres and on youth expeditions. These expeditions have spanned four continents, ranging from the Hindu Kush in Pakistan to the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. Before moving to BC, she was a Personal Advisor for a UK government agency (Connexions) wherein Kathryn provided advice and guidance and more substantial one-to-one support for vulnerable young people aged 13-19.

Silke Hockemeyer

Silke works in outdoor education and guiding, weaving environmental conservation through both fields. As an ocean kayak guide, Silke takes groups into remote areas of B.C. and connects individuals with nature as they paddle the province's coastlines. She has a degree in tourism management with a focus on sustainability, and has taught natural history and heritage interpretation through an outdoor college program. Silke has led many educational programs in several environments for both youth and adults. Some highlights include, snowshoeing while explaining adaptations of nature, ziplining and addressing the need for old growth forest protection, and paddling past fish farms while discussing the environmental woes. Silke's work is driven by her love for nature and her desire to create awareness.

Kirin Lamb

Kirin is an environmental and outdoor educator with a strong background in music and performance. Her experience as a Park Interpreter has taken her across Canada to Nova Scotia, where she interpreted for Parks Canada, to Alberta, where she developed and delivered nature-based musical amphitheatre programming for Alberta Parks, and home to the North Shore Mountains each winter where she snowshoe guided at Mount Seymour. Beyond presenting with Green Bricks, she also coaches rock climbing for kids aged 4-12 and is an assistant to local teen fiddle group the North Shore Celtic Ensemble.

Sarah Richardson

Sarah grew up exploring the forests and coasts of the Salish Sea, which led her to pursue a career creating positive environmental change through outreach and education. Since graduating from the University of Victoria with BSC in Geography and Environmental Studies, she has worked in a variety of capacities related to the environment, including whale watching naturalist, bird bander, coastal biomapper, dockside fisheries monitor, municipal kitchen waste program coordinator, and ENGO administrator. She is passionate about the significant impacts quality environmental education can have on the community, especially children and young adults, and in the summertime she takes the teaching outside as a kayak guide for a local ecotourism company.

Karly Pinch

Karly is an environmental educator and organic farmer, with a BA in International Relations. She has taught children, youth and adults in the areas of climate change and sustainability for over 5 years, as well as having worked in program coordination with a number of environmental and farming related non-profit organizations. She has lived and worked in Japan and Cameroon, but always calls Vancouver home.