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Brent Collingwood, Executive Director

Brent is responsible for executing the Business Plan as approved by the Board and managing the day-to-day operations of the RVA. Brent is an avid runner and enjoys nature photography.

Phone: 587-401-3355 ext. 7 


Kristine Archibald, Finance Manager

Kristine’s role encompasses a wide variety of duties from accounting to legal work to payroll. She is currently studying holistic nutrition and reflexology and is an avid DIY’er.

Phone: 587-401-3355 ext. 3


Connie Smart, Marketing & Communications Manager 

Connie shares the RVA’s message by leading the organization’s Marketing and Communications strategy and programs. She is a long distance runner who loves being outside in nature.

Phone: 587-401-3355 ext. 8 


Jennifer Ward, Administrative Coordinator

Jennifer provides support to the RVA Board and committees, while managing the office operations. She is a long distance runner and enjoys doing arts and crafts in her spare time. 

Phone: 587-401-3355 ext. 1 


Arielle Demchuk, Communications Coordinator

Arielle works on content strategy to creatively bring the RVA’s message to life. She’s an intrepid traveller, hiker and photographer who’s always up for an adventure.

Phone: 587-401-3355 ext. 4