The Fur-Bearers welcome new Board of Directors

The Fur-Bearers’ welcome new Board of Directors

The Fur-Bearers welcomed a new Board of Directors July 22, 2020 at our Annual General Meeting.The meeting was held virtually for the first time due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Our Board of Directors volunteers their time to steer The Fur-Bearers towards a sustainable future. They help to ensure our organization has the adequate resources, proper governance and policies to advance our mission. The Board of Directors are:

Erin Ryan, B.Sc., M.Sc candidate


Kitty Bourne, B.Sc


Ingrid Katzberg


Camran Monsef, B.A, M.A., J.D.


Anne Carchesio, long-time director, has fulfilled her maximum number of terms and stepped down. We look forward to working with Anne as a supporter and volunteer and thank her for her years of service on the Board.

Annual Report

The Annual Report for the 2019-20 fiscal year was presented by staff at the Annual General Meeting. This report contains highlights from the year, accomplishments and updates on campaigns. To view the Annual Report (PDF) click here.

Anyone interested in joining the Board of Directors may contact Executive Director Lesley Fox for more information at

Help Make A Difference

Join The Fur-Bearers today and help us provide alternatives to fur and non-lethal solutions to wildlife conflict. We receive no government funding and rely entirely on donations from supporters like you. To become a monthly donor (for as little as $10/month – the cost of two lattes) please click here and help us save lives today.



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About Us

The Fur-Bearers is a national non-profit based in Vancouver. It was formed in 1953 and advocates on behalf of fur-bearing animals in the wild and in confinement, and promotes co-existence with wildlife. More about our history and campaigns can be found at

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