Appointed to the Green Communities Canada Board of Directors, 2012.
Christopher (Chris) Birchall continues to volunteer at City Green Solutions after working there for seven years as a Program Coordinator.
Chris has a Bachelor of Education and a Masters in Environmental Design. He is a Certified Sustainable Building Advisor.
After 23 years of corporate energy and petrochemical work in Alberta and the US, Chris moved to Victoria to join City Green in 2007. As Program Coordinator-Energy Efficiency for City Green, responsibilities included process design and deployment, resource coordination, communication and reporting, proposal writing, and business development and research. Chris worked on a variety of initiatives with City Green including the ecoENERGY Retrofit – Homes program, LiveSmart BC’s Efficiency Assistance Program, BC Hydro’s Energy Conservation Assistance Program, Solar Colwood, and Tap by Tap – a water and energy saving program sponsored by Environment Canada, FortisBC, and municipalities within the Capital Regional District.
Chris’ interest in environmental matters, energy efficiency and sustainable development is complemented and driven by a keen appreciation for the outdoors.