Staff

Tipi Mountain Native Plants is 100% Aboriginal owned. We seek to maximize the personal development of our staff, who are largely Aboriginal. The Tipi Mountain Native Plants management team is highly experienced in the native plant nursery field.

Robert Williams
Corporate Resources Officer & Shareholder

Robert is a young Ktunaxa elder specialising in archaeology and GIS, whose vision led to the creation of Tipi Mountain Native Plants.

 

Jason Meuleman
BSc – Production Manager

Jason has spent much of his last 25 years of work in the agricultural sector in British Columbia and briefly in California. His expertise relates mainly to new crop development and production practices in field and greenhouse environments. For the last 10 years Jason has been involved mainly in native plant production as well as agricultural consulting. He has many years of experience in the horticultural sector and has experience in plant identification, seed collection and cleaning, as well as seed treatments, plant propagation and production.

 

Theresa Nelson
Nursery Supervisor

Theresa is a dedicated and hard-working Aboriginal member of the TMNP team. She has been with the company for 6 years. Theresa is knowledgeable about the plant propagation process at the nursery and plays a key role as a team leader on a day-to-day basis.