HASTe is a program managed by the Environmental Education Action Program Society (EEAP). The EEAP board members are:
Heather Bauer - Secretary
Heather is the Senior Climate Action Analyst in the Climate Action Secretariat for the Province of BC. Her position, coupled with her curiosity, creativity and enthusiasm for new ideas, enables social mobilization based on current research, with stakeholders including local governments, NGOs and public sector organizations. Heather has worked as a public servant in the resource management and environmental fields since 2003. Her work on climate change began with a focus on international approaches and partnerships. This role gave her a broad perspective of the challenges and opportunities associated with climate change, and extraordinary appreciation for the work being done in communities around BC, which is the current focus of her work. Heather also manages an online community for climate action leaders in BC and the LiveSmart BC social media presence on Twitter, Facebook and Youtube.
After a career in youth work, counseling and outdoor education, Bill joined the Vancouver School Board where he worked for 17 years as a Community Schools Coordinator. In this role he supported elementary and secondary student leaders in active transportation initiatives and other environmental education projects partnering often with green community organizations. Bill’s experience includes teaching and evaluating climate change resources and active transportation curriculum. As the founding Program Manager for the VACC (now HUB) Bike to School Program, Bill created and delivered cycling related education, programs and celebrations at schools throughout Metro Vancouver for 3 years. Bill continues to share his enthusiasm and expertise for active transportation through student led initiatives.
Dr. Gordon Lovegrove, PEng, MBA
Dr. Lovegrove is an Assistant Professor for the School of Engineering in the Faculty of Applied Science at UBC Okanagan. He is the School of Engineering’s expert in applied sustainable civil engineering, making valuable contributions to the School’s teaching and research programs, as well as to the larger UBCO community as the Director of Kelowna's Fresh Outlook Foundation, and a member of the UBC Senate. He has worked variously as a project and transportation engineer and consultant for over 20 years in communities throughout BC, and has regularly asked to speak on sustainable communities and transportation at conferences across the world. Dr Lovegrove is an author, contributor and/or expert consultant on sustainability texts used today by governments and universities across North America. His leadership has facilitated research, planning, and implementation of projects emphasizing the promotion of sustainable land use and transportation.
Ken Martin, MBA - Executive Director
Ken has over 20 years’ experience managing business development, sales and engineering teams worldwide including four years managing an Asia Pacific sales and support division for Motorola in Singapore. He also spent five years in a wireless e-commerce start-up as VP of Business Development, assisting with raising $30M in venture financing, managing major Canadian and US bank clients and building a 100+ strong organization. For the past 10 years, Ken has been managing Passion4Action, a developer of environmental sustainability programs and tools, has served as the Executive Director for HASTe, and for the past 2 years, Director of Operations for Gobi Carbon Management Solutions.
Councilor Andrea Reimer
Andrea Reimer was elected to Vancouver City Council in 2008. She previously served as a Vancouver School Board Trustee (2002-2005). As a School Trustee, Andrea played a leadership role in successful advocacy campaigns to restore provincial funding for public schools and worked to increase community access and expectations for the public school system. A long-time supporter of sustainability and community economic development, she has volunteered with many community organizations including serving as: past President of the CCEC Credit Union and the Canadian Women’s Voters Congress; Vice-Chair of the local Farmer’s Market Society; and a former Co-Chair of the City of Vancouver’s Food Policy Council. She currently serves as a Director of Environmental Education Action Project, and sits on the Vancouver Foundation’s Health and Social Development Advisory Committee.
Randy Yeung - Treasurer
Randy is a software engineer with over 20 years experience. He has managed the development of numerous wireless e-commerce, hand held device applications and interfaces to Enterprise Resource Planning systems. Randy has developed carbon calculators and engagement tools for over a dozen organizations, making him one of the foremost designers of carbon management applications in North America. Randy is the Director of Software Development for Gobi, a co-founder of Passion4 Action, and a software development consultant for HASTe.