Kris Brekke, Executive Director
Kris has worked with CPAWS-NWT since 2008. He worked as a Conservation Coordinator before becoming our Chapter Executive Director. Kris moved north to Yellowknife following 10 summers working as a guide on Great Bear Lake. His education includes a B.Sc. in Biology and Northern Studies. In 2009, Kris was part of a Training Resources for the Environmental Community (TREC ) leadership program, which has helped him expand the Chapter’s capacity to engage in conservation issues for the long term.
Tee Lim, Conservation Coordinator
Tee is the newest staff member of CPAWS-NWT, and brings knowledge and experience related to land and resource management in the NWT from his previous ENGO roles with the Pembina Institute and Independent Environmental Monitoring Agency. He completed an M.A. in Resource Management and Environmental Studies from the University of British Columbia in early 2013, then moved straight to Yellowknife. Through his graduate studies, Tee completed community-based research examining the socioeconomic, cultural and environmental implications of industrial development and mine closure in the Canadian North. Tee previously worked in the Australian ENGO sector on climate change and energy issues, and is originally from Aotearoa/New Zealand.
Shannon Moore, Conservation Outreach Coordinator
Hailing from south eastern Ontario, Shannon moved to Yellowknife in 2013. With her background as a Conservation Technician with Parks Canada and a former Interpreter with Ontario Parks, conservation outreach has been a part of her life for quite some time. Her academic background includes a B.A. in Environmental Studies with a focus on Policy & Law, as well as a diploma in Natural Resource Management. Shannon is thrilled to be working to protect the natural beauty and ecology of the NWT!