Directors

KATHLEEN LAUSMAN

President

president@amcsbc.ca

Kathleen and her husband John became residents of Anarchist Mountain the fall 2019 after completing the construction of their home as Owner/Builders. Originally from Manitoba, Kathleen and John have lived, worked and vacationed across Canada, but kept chasing the sun to the Osoyoos area.

Kathleen has a background in Architecture and Business and spent her career in the building industry. She has worked with in both the public and private sectors delivering design & construction projects and managing portfolios of physical assets. Building teams has been a focus of her work with the goal of improving processes and outcomes. Balancing work with play, Kathleen is an avid curler and has rediscovered her ski legs inspired by much snow and the close proximity to all the great ski resorts in the area.    

 

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JAMIE V. WRIGHT
Vice President/Webmaster

vicepresident@amcsbc.ca 

Jamie moved to Anarchist Mountain in 2015 with her husband Ken after living in Cranbrook, BC for 28 years.  Born, raised and educated in BC and Ontario, she is grateful to live here on the mountain.  Jamie and Ken raised their son, horses and dogs on their five acres in the East Kootenays and outdoor life has always been very important.  Newly retired, working on and enjoying the land has become her focus.

Having worked many years in retail, caregiving, clerical and administrative positions, she brings different experiences and perspectives to the community.

 

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PETER HUMPHREY
Treasurer/Membership Chair

 treasurer@amcsbc.ca

“Peter is a newcomer to the mountain having moved here in April of 2020 with his wife Debbie. Peter was born in Vancouver and spent his entire life and career in the Lower Mainland. After selling his business and retiring in 2018 a decision was made to get out of Dodge and move to Osoyoos. This has worked out better than expected – Peter and Debbie absolutely love the mountain, the climate, the neighborhood and the neighbors.”

Giselle LeClair

GISELLE LeCLAIR
Secretary

secretary@amcsbc.ca

My name is Giselle LeClair and I live at 200 Sasquatch Trail.  We moved here in 2015 and have enjoyed the wonderful community that we have become part of here on the mountain. We enjoy the winter snowshoeing with folks on our street, and enjoy the hiking, and the cycling on the mountain as well as the  golfing in town. My background includes 30 years in the field of education and presently I am involved with a few non-profit organization in Osoyoos. I am pleased to be part of the Anarchist Mountain Community board.

Jim Gray

   JIM GRAY
    Director

Director1@amcsbc.ca

Born and educated in Ontario, Jim worked as a mining geologist for the first 12 years of his career. In 1997 Jim relocated to BC, with his wife Brenda and two daughters, for a corporate position in Vancouver. Jim and Brenda moved to the mountain in 2012 where Jim continues his profession as a consultant to mining and exploration companies. The Grays have settled into the calm and friendly mountain lifestyle and are thankful to have found this fantastic playground in their little piece of paradise.

TERESA SALAMONE
Director

Director2@amcsbc.ca 

Born and educated in Texas, Teresa worked as an environmental attorney for more than 35 years. Relocated to Saskatoon in 1995, bought property on Anarchist Mountain in 2001, built right after the 2003 fire, and moved here full time with husband Jim in 2005. Husband retired, now consults as aqueous geochemist but prefers old car restoration. Teresa is currently appointed to the BC Environmental Appeals, Forestry Appeals, and Oil and Gas Appeals tribunals.  Also winery experience. Love living on the mountain.

 

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  MARK McKENNEY
Past-President & Founder

Mark was a founding director of the AMCS and recently retired from the Board, as our long-standing President. His services and guidance have been appreciated by all – and will be missed.

E:  mark@mckenney.me