Get to Know Us
Community Futures staff are business experts with extensive knowledge of our area's local economy. They are experts in business planning, financial forecasting, and entrepreneurship.
Most importantly, they are great business advisors and mentors. Our team is dedicated to working one on one with clients to help them in the best way possible.
Cathy volunteers with community organizations such as the Duncan-Cowichan Chamber of Commerce and participates in many local fundraisers.
Away from Community Futures, Kevin enjoys family time, golf, and the Seahawks.
Holly is an avid runner who has completed several half marathons, one full marathon and other events. She loves volunteering for local races and believes exploring is best done on foot. Holly is passionate about helping others, active living, and animal welfare. She has two rescue dogs, Nala and Luna, and enjoys camping with her husband.
Holly is currently on maternity leave expecting her first child. We look forward to her return.
Dale was born and raised in Port Alberni and has lived in the Cowichan Valley since 2010.
Dale brings her knowledge and experiences of travel and working with entrepeneurs and organizations, local and international, for the past 28 years.
Dale is thrilled to be working at Community Futures as she enjoys being surrounded by the creativity and to beable to support the growing Cowichan business community.
In her spare time, Dale enjoys family and friends, photography, travel, golf, and any activity on the water.
When not working, Raf spends time with his wife and two young daughters and also competes in beach volleyball and Olympic weightlifting.
He enjoys hiking and walking his dog throught our beautiful corner of the world, buidling up an appetite to enjoy the many culinary treats our region has to offer.
In her spare time, Wendy enjoys hiking, kayaking, and fishing with her family.