Rachael Roussin, MLWS, BA

Program Coordinator for KBFA

Rachael holds a Masters’ degree in Land and Water Systems and a B.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of British Columbia. She has over nine years’ experience as a consultant for the natural resource sector for community engagement, facilitation and meaningful public consultation including the Columbia River Treaty Review. Rachael’s passion for agriculture and environmental science led her to advance her training in soil science, agricultural development and watershed management where she focused her Masters’ thesis on Canada’s Soil Capability Classification for Agriculture and climate change impacts to BC’s agriculture sector. Rachael has conducted feasibility studies and research for the agricultural sector including abattoirs and greenhouse operations and has experience conducting baseline environmental assessments for soil and water including leading water sampling programs. Rachael is skilled in program coordination and public communications and has coordinated the Canadian Columbia Glacier and Snow Research Network since 2015 where she facilitates the development and collaboration of glacier and hydrology research.

In her free time, Rachael can be found skiing powder, playing in the mountains or engulfed in her veggie garden and soil food web.