Police Board Directors


Nelson Police Board Director Devon Caron
Provincial Appointment
Appointed June 30, 2022

Stay tuned for bio.

Nelson Police Board Director 
Municipal Appointment (coming soon)


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Nelson Police Board Director Sue Adam
Provincial Appointment
Appointed March 9, 2018

Sue Adam has over 30 years of experience in project management and business consulting in a variety of industries, from non-profit arts organizations to multi-national companies. Currently, she is a Principle at Sue K. Adam Consulting where she is focused on providing local small businesses with guidance and coaching in strategic planning, development or re-engineering of critical processes, workflow analysis, policy review, HR policy and management, and streamlining of contractual and informational documentation.  In the past, Ms. Adam was a Project Manager at the Nelson Civic Theatre Society, Senior Business Consultant at British Telecom Canada, Process Lead – Optimization Program at CIBC, Global Project Manager & Sr. Project Manager at Autodesk. Inc, Business Consultant at Synet Service Corporation, Manager at Oacis Healthcare Systems, Operations Manager at WDHB. Inc, and Assistant to Director of R&D Planning at Oacis Healthcare Systems.  Her community involvement spans from Whitewater to the Nelson Chamber of Commerce, to project management for the Civic Theatre. Ms. Adam’s board experience includes presiding as Chair of the Board of Kootenay Career Development Society since December 2012 and Treasurer of the Oxygen Art Centre board. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in French, with a minor in Spanish and a Bachelor of Science in Languages (Translation) with High Distinction.


Nelson Police Board Director Jane Byers
Provincial Appointment
Appointed July 8, 2019

Jane Byers holds a BSc in Kinesiology. Ms. Byers owns and operates an ergonomics and rehabilitation business. She is passionate about supporting the LGBTQ+ community and the city of Nelson and has volunteered for social justice, arts, and youth sport organizations.


Nelson Police Board Director Lena Horswill
Provincial Appointment
Appointed July 8, 2019

Lena Horswill is a retired Executive Director for Nelson Communication Services. Ms. Horswill immigrated to Canada at the age 25 from Malaysia. Shortly after moving to Nelson in 1987 she accepted a position as the Executive Director of Nelson Community Services Centre. Over the next 26 years Ms. Horswill frequently liaised with both the Nelson Police and RCMP especially regarding issues related to violence against women.

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Nelson Police Board Chair Mayor Janice Morrison
Elected October 15, 2022

Mayor Janice Morrison grew up in Vancouver attending Crofton House School for girls. She went on to obtain degrees in Microbiology from UBC, an Interdisciplinary Masters with a Specialty in Physiology from New Mexico State University and a Physical Therapy Degree at the U of A. She also has certification in acupuncture. Janice was originally elected to Nelson City Council in 1999, and again in 2014 and 2018.  Janice has called Nelson home for 25 years with members of her family first settling here in the 1920s. She worked as a Physical Therapist at Kootenay Lake Hospital for 25 years and with her partner Mike, owns Kastlerock B&B. They have no children, but do own a friendly cat called Mr. Mouse. Janice has been a Director of the Nelson Leafs Junior hockey team, chaired the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation, was president of the Chamber of Commerce, chaired the City Advisory Planning Commission and has been a Nelson Rotary Club member for 27 years. In her free time, Janice likes to stay active and is involved with the Mountain Spirit Triathlon Club.