Member at Large – Besire Culhaoglu
Besire Culhaoglu is an Environmental Engineer with over 25 years of combined education and industry experience and is the Founder of BEC Green Group that focusses on research, project management and business development.
She has an MSc in Environmental Management (University of Stirling) and a Professional Communications Certificate (Capilano University). She will start her Doctorate of Social Sciences Program at the Royal Roads University on sustainability, leadership and advancement/retention of women professionals in the workplace.
She has over eight years of non-profit accomplishments including mentoring with the GVBOT Leaders of Tomorrow, YWCA NextStep and Futurpreneur Canada. She is active on several boards: as the Vice-President/Fundraising Chair of Parkgate Community Services Society and Secretary/Fundraising Chair of Seymour Art Gallery.