Shona Thorne

Robson Valley Agriculture Development and Regional Business Liaison

An avid environmental steward, Shona Thorne joined Community Futures Fraser Fort George to facilitate the Robson Valley Agriculture Expansion and Regional Business Liaison outreach positions in June 2020, and is committed to developing resilient communities within sustainable and biodiverse ecosystems. With a commitment to rural communities and a diverse background of culture and home Shona’s experience revolves around education, business development, and operations management in a variety of countries.

Previous roles range from Zimbabwe Professional Safari Guide, English Language teacher, rafting and interpretive guide and business development officer round the world, to continued education coordinator, community outreach, and finance and operations supervisor for not-for-profits in Valemount, BC. Shona brings a wealth of knowledge and skills and a life long love of learning to Community Futures and is excited to continue to build strong and vibrant communities in the Robson Valley.