Department Contacts

Corrine Swenson
Manager of Regional Economic Development

Deneve Vanderwolf
Regional Economic Development Assistant

Nellie Davis
Grant Writer

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Local Government

Regional District of Bulkley- Nechako
Corrine Swenson
Manager of Regional Economic Development
Phone: 250-692-3195 /1-800-320-3339
RDBN Regional Profile
Village of Fraser Lake
Jolene Webb
Economic Development Officer
Phone: 250-699-8844
Fraser Lake Community Profile

District of Vanderhoof
Economic Development Co-ordinator
Phone: 250-567-4711
Vanderhoof Community Profile

Village of Burns Lake
Name: Krystin St. Jean
Economic Development Officer
Phone:  250-692-7587
Burns Lake Community Profile

District of Fort St James
Emily Colombo
Economic Development Officer
Phone: 250-996-8233
Fort St James Community Profile

District of Houston
Maureen Czirfusz
Economic Development Officer
Phone: 250-845-7640
Houston Community Profile

Village of Granisle
Sharon Smith
Chief Administrative Officer
Phone: 250-697-2428
Granisle Community Profile

Village of Telkwa
Jane Stevenson
Economic Development Officer
Phone: 250-846-5212
Telkwa Community Profile


Economic Development Associations

Southside Economic Development Association
Kelly Friesen
Economic Development Officer
Phone: 250-694-3219
Electoral Area E Community Profile

Community Futures

Community Futures Stuart-Nechako
Serves Fraser Lake, Fort St James, and Vanderhoof
Graham Stanley
General Manager
Phone: 250-567-5219
Community Futures Nadina
Serves Smithers, Telkwa, Granisle, Houston, Burns Lake
Jerry Botti
General Manager
Phone: 250-845-2522


Ministry of Jobs, Tourism, and Skills Training

Northwest Region
Rick Braam
Regional Project Manager
Phone: 250-847-7797