Pacific regional harbour authority advisory committee members

Name Phone Biography
Lutz Budde
Oona River HA
250-628-3214 Lutz Budde has been Director of the Oona River Harbour Authority for the last 17 years. He has also been involved with the HAABC and PRHAAC over the years and is always keen to present the challenges of smaller harbours and communities.
Jaime Da Costa
General Manager
Steveston HA
604-272-5539 Jaime Da Costa is the Harbour Manager at the Steveston Harbour Authority, Canada’s largest commercial fishing harbour. Jaime has many years of experience as the office administrator at the Steveston Harbour Authority and has been the General Manager at Steveston since the summer of 2017.
Bruce Evans
Fanny Bay HA
250-465-1326 Bruce Evans has been a Director at the Fanny Bay Harbour Authority for 15 years and managed the wharf expansion project through the Western Economic Diversification Program that benefitted local and First Nations businesses. He is also a biologist and has been in the shellfish aquaculture business for the past 40 years.
Mike Griswold
Quadra Island HA
250-285-3702 Mike Griswold has been fishing commercially for the past 46 years. He has been a representative of his salmon troll group since 1982, and also represents Canada’s interests on the Fraser Panel of the Pacific Salmon Commission. He has sat on the board of the Quadra Island Harbour Authority since 2000, serving as president from 2007-2016. He helped to coordinate the Heriot Bay harbour rebuild, which was completed in 2016.
Mike Jacobs
Harbour Manager
Haisla HA
250-639-9361 Mike Jacobs is the Harbour Manager at the Haisla Harbour Authority in Kitamaat Village. He is also the Fisheries Managers for the Haisla Fisheries Commission and has years of experience working with other First Nations, community consultation on marine use planning, industry development, habitat restoration and compensation, commercial and communal fisheries development, catch monitoring, conservation issues, stock assessment and fisheries program development and expansion.
Ben Mabberley
Whaler Bay HA
604-250-5263 Ben Mabberley has spent most of his life on the Gulf Islands and has been a commercial fisherman since 1974. He has been Involved with the Harbour Authority program and President of the Whaler Bay Harbour Authority since it was formed in the 90s. His interest and contributions in the Harbour Authority program extends much further than just his own community, but reaches to regional and national interests. He has been a continuing and ongoing member of the PRHAAC and NHAAC since 2003, and is also the chair for both the national Harbour Authority Corporation (HAC) and the Southern Gulf Islands Harbour Commission (SGIHC).
Frank Mauro
Pender Harbour HA
250-883-9749 Frank Mauro has been the Chair/President of the Harbour Authority of Pender Harbour for past 10 years and a director for 12 years. He has also served on the PRHAAC since 2012. Frank's experience as the Electoral Area Director for the Sunshine Coast Regional District brings a local government perspective to PRHAAC. The HA of Pender Harbour manages four locations and some highlights include the float expansion, widening the approach roadway, turnaround and ramp improvements at Hospital Bay.
Janet Rooke
Harbour Manager
Tsehum HA
250-655-4496 Janet Rooke has been the Harbour Manager for Tsehum Harbour Authority for the past 20 years. Having a background in the commercial fishing industry the position was a natural fit for her. Janet has also volunteered as the South Island Director for HAABC since 2003. She is the HAABC’s representative on PRHAAC for 2018/19. Janet is a strong supporter of the commercial fishing industry and proudly stands behind her slogan “let’s all work together to keep our working harbour working”.