Darlene Winterburn has recently returned home to Vancouver Island to enjoy a new challenge as (incoming) Executive Director for the BC Shellfish Growers Association, which is the voice of the province’s shellfish aquaculture industry. She graduated from the University of Victoria (BA) and continued to pursue educational opportunities in the areas of leadership, adult education, change management and process improvement. Most recently, she received her certification as a Governance, Risk and Compliance professional.
Darlene has deep expertise in communications, business management, coaching and project management as well as a strong track record of developing strong working relationships with government, private sector and community partners. She brings over 15 years of experience as a business owner and consultant specializing in business documentation and training development. Darlene received ATCO I-Tek’s inaugural STAR Award for Leadership in recognition of leadership and effective interaction with clients.