Don Scarlett, president of KiN Board of Directors since 2009. Sees KiN’s Internet service as essential to the economy of Kaslo and North Kootenay Lake and believes rural areas deserve the same level of service as cities. Holds a mechanical engineering degree and has run a small electrical contracting business in Kaslo since 1973. Specializes in construction planning and volunteers for construction, equipment installation, and welding/fabrication when needed. Don is part of the Technical Services Committee.
Tim Ryan was born and raised in Edmonton Alberta. Tim has been involved in the photographic industry and information technology industries for most of his working career. Tim founded Technicare Inc. and later Technicare Imaging Ltd. with partners and built it into the largest digital imaging production company in Canada. Tim and his wife Anne bought property in Kaslo in 2001 and became permanent residents in 2003. The very limited internet services in Kaslo led him to join the Kaslo Broadband Committee and later the Board of Kaslo InfoNet to build the access capacity for Kaslo and North Kootenay Lake. Tim is our treasurer and serves on the Technical Services, Communications, and Finance Committees.
Josée Bayeur is originally from Québec city and became a Board director in 2015. Josée came to live in Kaslo in 1980 and raised her family here. After a few years in Latin America, she went to Montréal to get her Master’s degree in translation. She specializes in Environment and Renewable Energy terminology and translates from English to French and from Spanish to French. She joined KiN because her work is dependent on good internet service. Josée serves on the communications committee and looks after KiN’s website.
Maggie Winters and her husband Steve bought property in Kaslo in 2003 becoming permanent residents in 2005. A former healthcare executive, consultant, and university instructor, Maggie holds undergraduate degrees in Sociology and Nursing and a Masters in Business Administration. She has volunteered in a number of Kaslo organizations including serving as Secretary/Treasurer for the Kaslo and Area Chamber of Commerce, Secretary for the Kaslo and Area D Health Care Select Committee and member of the Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism Board. Maggie recognizes the importance of robust broadband service to successful economic development efforts in Kaslo and the surrounding communities. Maggie serves on the HR and Policy & Governance committees.
Graham Gilbert was born in Edmonton and as an armed forces dependent lived in many places across Canada and in Europe. He joined a bank after school and worked his way through positions of progressively increased responsibility with three different banks over 38 years until retiring as an executive officer. After retirement, he held a contract position as Ombudsman for a bank for fifteen years as well. During his career, he worked with many volunteer organizations and service clubs. He moved to Kaslo in 2003 and has continued to work with numerous organizations since his arrival. While not overly technically adept, his overall business experience will hopefully be useful to KIN. Graham is Vice-President and serves on the HR and financial committees.
Michael Campbell has joined the Board, picture and bio coming soon.