Police Board Directors
Nelson Police Board Director Devon Caron
Appointed June 30, 2022
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Nelson Police Board Director Lindsay MacKay
Appointed September 15, 2022
Lindsay MacKay was born and raised in Nelson BC. Lindsay completed an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education from the University of Victoria and a master’s degree from the University of British Columbia. After relocating to London, Ontario for 8 years Lindsay, her husband and two children came to settle in Nelson in 2011. Lindsay has held various teaching positions in many local School District 8 elementary schools. In 2018 Lindsay became Acting Principal at Blewett Elementary and in 2020 became Principal at Rosemont Elementary, where she currently works. Lindsay is passionate about building school and community connections, fostering lifelong learning and celebrating the diversity that makes Nelson unique.
Nelson Police Board Director Sue Adam
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
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
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.