The Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative team is pleased to welcome Fay Weller to our board of directors.
Fay Weller is a community organizer, homesteader, writer and researcher with a PhD focused on social transformation. She is involved in the development of local investment and energy co-operatives as well as a broader cooperative network. She has been involved in the creation and implementation of a community bus system, turning waste vegetable oil into fuel and soap, and other community enterprises. She worked in the Green Economy Secretariat, Cabinet Policy, and Community Partnerships within the BC government prior to moving to Gabriola Island where she lives with her partner, three sheep and numerous chickens. She has just released her first book entitled Changemakers: embracing hope, taking action and transforming the world.