To protect, restore and enhance pacific salmonids and their habitat in Nootka Sound, Esperanza Inlet and their contributing watersheds. We aim to achieve this through sustainable, science-based practices.


We are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and have over 200 members from all walks of life. The Board meets monthly to discuss conservation, enhancement, restoration, assessment, stewardship and economic development pertaining to Pacific Salmon in the Nootka Sound and Esperanza Inlet areas.
2019 - 2020 Board of Directors
Kent O'Neill, President
Kadin Snook, Vice President and Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation
Teresa O'Neill, Treasurer
Pat Dennison, GR Resources Ltd
Richard Dennison, GR Resources Ltd.
Roger Dunlop, NTC Uu-a-thluk Biologist
Ken Smith, GR Streamkeepers Section
Joe Sinclair, Councillor, Village of Gold River
Paul Kutz, Western Forest Product
Gaylene Jacobson, GR Rod and Gun Club
John Bruce, Gold River resident
Randy Watson, Area D Gillnetter
Craig Blackie, Grieg Seafood 
Louis VanSolkema, Resident, Village of Tahsis
Frank Collins, Tahsis Salmon Enhancement Society
Amanda Knibbs, Tahsis Salmon Enhancement Society
Marcel Miner, GR Streamkeepers
Lyle Billy, Ehattesaht First Nation
Archie Little, Nuchatlaht First Nation
Charles John, Ehattesaht First Nation
Barbara Malone, Resident, Gold River
Sarah Foster, Councillor, Village of Tahsis
Adele Larkin, Nootka Marine Adventures

Secretary: Samantha Kagan