Groundbreakers

Board and Staff

Helene Fleury

Helene found her home in Smithers after a two-year snow hunt. The vibrant community with its vibrant farmers’ market keeps Helene in Smithers where she enjoys playing outside with her daughters. Helene has worked on environmental education projects, as a curriculum designer, and teacher. She is currently scheming to sell the tastiest product at the Smithers farmers’ market.

Gail Jenne

Gail is a community worker: her jobs and passions are about strengthening community. She is a coordinator of Ground to Griddle Neighbourhood Kitchen, a director of the Local Vocals Community choir, and founding member of Driftwood Foundation, Princess Neighbourhood Garden, and now Groundbreakers. She has always had an interest in real food and food security and is excited about the possibilities Groundbreakers brings to the community. She is also a wife, mother of three, and grandmother of three.