CEO K’ómoks Economic Development Corporation (KEDC)
Jen is a proud Coast Salish member of the K’ómoks First Nation. She is passionate about entrepreneurship and marketing, but what she is most whole-heartedly fervent about is happiness, health and inclusion for all our members. Jen draws on her well-rounded educational and professional background to be successful in her role as CEO for KEDC. She has completed several post-secondary courses, including Applied Business Technology, Bachelor of Business Administration at VIU, Community Economic Development at SFU, and Esthetics at Blanche Macdonald. An entrepreneur at heart, she has worked in several capacities, administration, Housing Coordinator, economic development, teaching women’s fitness and pole fitness classes, photography, and even running her own personal businesses. Jen loves the variety of her role, as she helps in the daily operations of the nation’s 100% owned and operated businesses by giving guidance and support to the managers, reviewing the financial statements, budgets and working on future development projects, as well as many other duties to aid her community in becoming successful, by growing the economy and creating jobs, with minimal impacts to the land.