Thanks to everyone who joined us for our virtual AGM. After a great, informative evening of all things trails, we’re pleased to announce our new Board and release vote results.

If 2020 was a busy year, 2021 is set to be even more so. Luckily however, we have 3 fantastic new Board members, with a variety of strong skills and an abundance of experience, to join forces and get behind our amazing trail network.

With 6 seats open, and 6 nominations – 3 returning members, and 3 new – we didn’t require a vote, with everyone who presented themselves, successfully securing a seat on the Board for 2* years.


Jacquie Arling: Urban and Community Planner with experience in public engagement, strategic planning, and land use planning.  As an active hiker, x-country skier, and year round biker, Jacquie hopes to use her professional experience and skills to assist in the preservation and enhancement of the trails network.

Megan Kelly: Previously trail crew member with Island Lake Lodge, now trail crew and ski patrol at FAR. Member of Search and Rescue, avid trail user (hiker, biker, runner, Nordic skier).

Robin Siggers: Currently the Operations Manager at FAR and has been involved in development of the FAR Bike Park and FAR Nordic Ski product. Avid Mountain biker and ski tourer. B.O.D. member for the Canadian Avalanche Assoc. Has the free time, perspective and the experience to assist the FTA Board achieve its many goals and mandate of sustaining and improving the Fernie Trail Network.


Wade Hawkins: Secretary + Chair of Trail Inventory

Abi Moore: Chair of Communications

Krista Turcasso: Chair (*1 year)


For those of you attended, and voted, we are pleased to announce that the proposed amended Bylaws, passed.

The final results were 41 in favour, 1 against. Thank you for taking the time to vote.


If you missed our AGM, and would like to read more about what was presented, or need a recap, please find our full AGM deck at the link below. As well as the accompanying 2020 Financials.


As mentioned at the AGM, we have a number of opportunities to join one of our committees – a great way to get involved, or a first step before joining the Board. Please note, Committee Members do not need to be Directors.

If you are interested in joining a committee, or have any questions about the AGM, please reach out to

Thanks again for joining us and supporting our amazing trail network. Here’s to another great year.