“I believe in supporting individuals to advance total worker health in occupational settings from both physical and psychological perspectives. Every person should be safe at work, every day, in every way.”
Wendy is the Executive Director of AgSafe in British Columbia and has been a health and safety professional since 1995.
As an advocate for positive and safe work environments, Wendy is a member of various provincial, national and international safety boards and committees.
Starting with a BA Honours in Psychology and Sociology, Wendy went on to earn her EMBA, Health and Safety Leadership and is a Certified Registered Safety Professional. She has an Advanced Certificate in Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.
Joining AgSafe as the Director of Programs in 2013, Wendy became the Executive Director in 2014. Having worked for more than ten years as the Health and Safety Manager with one of British Columbia’s largest school districts, Wendy brings her knowledge and experience to agriculture.
AgSafe benefits from Wendy’s leadership skills and her experience designing and delivering training and education resources. Her goal is to ensure everyone in agriculture has the resources they need to create a safe and healthy working environment.
Wendy also uses her knowledge and experience in her role as a course tutor with the BCIT Occupational Health and Safety Certificate program, a professor with UFred, and as a mentor to those building a career in Occupational Health and Safety.