Kasha currently volunteers as VoiceLab's Director of Communications. Raised in the bonniebrook neighbourhood here on the Sunshine Coast, and a 2009 graduate from Elphinstone Secondary; Kasha has returned to the Coast after ten years away and is excited to be part of the community once more. Kasha holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Geography with a concentration in Urban and Development Studies, and a minor in English from the University of Victoria. She also holds a Post Graduate Degree Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario. Kasha currently works for the Sunshine Coast Regional District as a Planning Technician and is a Director and Junior Planner with JB Coast Consulting Inc.
As a Planner, Kasha strives to ensure that growth and development on the Sunshine Coast is environmentally friendly, sensitive, accessible, mixed-use, affordable and sustainable. Outside of work and university, Kasha is an active volunteer with the Planning Institute of British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast Chapter, and enjoys hiking, kayaking, playing softball and golf, and spending quality time with family, friends, and her cat Misty.
Evan is a professional nerd, determined homebody, and newly transplanted to the Sunshine Coast. He believes the intersection of political engagement, youth, and technology can be a powerful engine for change, and looks forward to investing his time and energy into the future of Sechelt and its surrounding communities.
Matt McLean is currently a councillor at the District of Sechelt and serves as the Voice Lab Treasurer. He is trained as a Mechanical Engineer, but finds himself working for not for profits on the Sunshine Coast. After growing up on the Coast, he moved away like many young people. He is working with Voice Lab to help create a better place to live so young people don't have to move away. In his spare time Matt enjoys riding his bike through the many local trails.
Perennial multi-tasker, event host, and writer of few words.
Peter is an event production and audio visual expert residing in Gibsons. He is an advocate for the arts connecting youth and communities, and as a member of VoiceLab is excited to help strengthen our great sense of community as the Coast continues to grow. Peter is also an avid musician and birdwatcher who has spent time living in Winnipeg, the Okanagan, and Vancouver before finding home.