Expanded BCCFA Extension Service

Organizations can benefit from more in-depth support, tailored to their unique needs on a fee for service basis.

The service offers the skills of Susan Mulkey and her expertise gained through 18 years of dedication to the success of community forest organizations.

Susan is available to help community forests navigate the strategic planning process in an engaging and focused way. Drawing on the best practices in the Guidebook II, Susan can help you develop needed policies to bring focus to your organization and align expectations and priorities. With her insight and coaching Susan can help with problem solving and with tricky issues such as clarification of respective roles and communication between your board and paid staff, how to make the most of volunteer time and efforts and effective community engagement.

The BCCFA currently offers free extension services through 2 avenues:

  • The core operations budget which includes a limited allocation for our Manager of Extension and Communications to provide extension services by phone and email.
  • The UBC Extension program which offers “In community” sessions that average 3 hours per session.

The service helps an organization design effective governance mechanisms and supports the changes and structure that is needed to go forward with clarity and confidence.  For more information contact Susan or call 250 353 2866