Meet Our Team

Shauni McDonald

Shauni McDonald

Office Manager

Shauni McDonald, a member of the Ts’kw’aylaxw community,  is the Office Manager at Splitrock and has been with the company since 2014. At the helm of office operations, Shauni is responsible for administrative support, payroll administration, accounts receivable, accounts payable; providing financial reports for projects; clerical services and all other related services. Shauni is proud to be part of a conservation organization that educates young minds about the natural world and is particularly passionate about the annual Walk With The Smolts Festival. When she’s not at work, Shauni can be found spending time with family, hiking or traveling.

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Maike Engelbrecht

Maike Engelbrecht

Financial Controller

Maike Engelbrecht is the Financial Controller at Splitrock Environmental and has over 30 years-experience in the finance field. At Splitrock, Maike’s duties encompass all accounting functions, with a focus on compliance, analysis and financial reporting. Prior to Splitrock, Maike owned and operated her own award-winning bookkeeping and personal income tax services company in Vancouver. Maike has been with Splitrock since 2018 and takes pride in working for an organization committed to repairing the planet. When she is not at the office, Maike can be found spending time with her kids, woodworking or engaging with the community.

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John Redan

John Redan

Land Use Advisor | Environmental Technician | Fisheries Technician

John Redan, a member of the Sekw’el’was and Qaqy’ten community,  is a Lands Use Advisor, as well as an Environmental and Fisheries Technician. He has been with Splitrock since 2010. John is integral in his technician role, having earned an extensive list of technician certifications, and he contributes to land use responsibilities through mapping for community and company. Additionally, John is responsible for the organization and management of company information, on ground field work, and attending important company, cultural and community meetings and working groups. When not at work, John enjoys video games, socializing and admiring the great outdoors.

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Daryn Scotchman

Daryn Scotchman

Land Use Advisor/Environmental Technician/Fisheries Technician

Daryn Scotchman, a member of the Sekw’el’was and Qaqy’ten community,  is a Lands Use Advisor, as well as an Environmental and Fisheries Technician. She has worked at the company since 2011. Her responsibilities at Splitrock consist of mapping, data management and field surveying. Daryn obtained an Environmental and Fisheries Technician Certification and has completed various coursework related to wildlife tracking, environmental assessments, GIS and GPS training and cultural monitoring. Some previous projects Daryn is proud of are the Grizzly Bear DNA project, as well as the Texas Creek Watershed Closure. When not working, Daryn enjoys drawing, painting, photography and exploring.

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Mariah Ediger, B.Sc.

Mariah Ediger, B.Sc.

Junior Biologist

Mariah Ediger is a Junior Biologist at Splitrock Environmental and her responsibilities involve wildlife research, processing wildlife data, conducting environmental monitoring and more. Mariah graduated from Thompson Rivers University with a Bachelor of Natural Resources Science. During her studies, Mariah worked as research assistant in two entomology labs related to cereal crop pest management and integrated pest management at Agriculture and Agri-food Canada. She also conducted an honours project on the thermal dynamics of Western Rattlesnake hibernacula sites during her last year at TRU. When not working, Mariah enjoys rock climbing, hiking and spending time with family and friends.

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Bradley James

Bradley James

Environmental Technician

Bradley James, a member of the Sekw’el’was community, started as a summer student in 2019 and since then has grown into his position as Maintenance/Technician when needed. Bradley’s main responsibilities include maintaining the upper and lower spawning channels to facilitate a healthy and happy habitat for fish species. He obtained his First Aid and Transportation Certification. Bradley is most proud of his time planting trees at Gun Lake and is passionate about working in the great outdoors. In his time off, he can be found fishing or playing games with friends.

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