Volunteer Prince George is currently recruiting board members. Please see links for information on our board and the application to become a member of our team.
Our Board of Directors
Nadine was born and raised in Germany and has lived in Prince George, BC, since 2007.
In 2013, she graduated from the University of Northern B.C. (UNBC) with a Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management. She also completed her Bookkeeping Certification at the College of New Caledonia in 2015 and her Administrative Assistant Professional Certification at UNBC Continuing Education in 2022. In addition to her duties as a mother and Office Coordinator, she is incredibly active in the community. Whenever she gets the chance, she passionately volunteers for various community organizations, such as Volunteer Prince George, the Northern Interior Communities Association, and Central BC Railway and Forestry Museum. Since 2019, she has been serving on the Board of Directors for Volunteer Prince George. Since 2022, she also serves on the Board of Directors of the Northern Interior Communities Association.
Travis Trussler grew up in the Kootenays and is a Professional Engineer who manages heavy civil design/build construction projects with Ruskin Construction Ltd. A 25 year veteran of the Canadian Army Reserve, Travis has served all across Canada and taken part in two overseas deployments. He holds a degree in Integrated Engineering from UBC and in 2019 he was named to the Order of Military Merit for exemplary service throughout his military career. Travis is very active in the community currently acting as the Group Commissioner for Scouts Canada in Prince George and Chairs the Scout’s Canada Camp Management board for the three camps in the local area. Father of two very active sons, Travis and his family enjoy the challenges of the outdoors.
Ken began volunteering with the Canadian Cadet Organizations when he was 15 years old in Ft St James BC. During his time there, he learned valuable skills about volunteerism, leadership, citizenship, and life skills. These and other learning opportunities including voice training, carried him through some long hard years after early diagnosis with MS in 2000. After some lifestyle changes like quitting tobacco, Ken became involved in diverse nonprofit volunteer positions. Today he is extremely busy as he volunteers for the Handy Circle Resource Centre and Volunteer Prince George (VPG). Along with being a director at VPG, Ken assists in maintaining the website and social media pages. He is also an advisor for accessibility with the City of Prince George. Ken is involved with the MS Peer Support Group paving the way for a new future for people living with MS.
Born in the United States, Margaret was a newcomer to Canada in 1979. She worked in several departments of TELUS before retiring and continuing her volunteer work supporting the non-profit community with workshop facilitation and grant writing. Margaret was elected as a director for Volunteer Prince George in 2022. In addition Margaret serves as a Board member for the Prince George Council of Seniors and she is also President of the Board for Live Well Prince George Society. Margaret has 1 daughter and 5 beautiful young adult grandchildren. She likes spending time with family and friends while also enjoying the peacefulness of Ness Lake where she gardens, reads and plays with grand-dogs.
Biography coming soon.
Maria is the Program Manager for Volunteer Prince George and she has extensive history working in social services. Maria has supported people living in poverty, adults facing physical or mental health challenges and isolated/lonely seniors. Maria is passionate about community work and strongly believes in supporting volunteers that diligently help the residents of our city. Maria is also a volunteer with the Community Response Network for Senior Abuse Awareness as well as a Board member for the Live Well Prince George Society. Maria has two adult children and she enjoys the outdoors like hiking on the beautiful trails around Prince George. Contact Maria either by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 250-564-0224.