Our Members




KCFN CAO & Directors

Honoring our Past,

Embracing our Future.

Cynthia Blackstone, CAO

Chief Administration Officer

The CAO is responsible to manage, supervise and be responsible for the overall administration and operations of KCFN and is the senior KCFN Administration employee.

Steinar Vage

Program & Project Development


Director of Lands and Resources and Stewardship/Witwaak Territories Monitoring.

Harvesting rights, Environmental protection, Land use planning and lot development, Specific Claims, Consultation with BC and Canada on land/resource based issues, BC Parks and Forest Companies, habitat restoration, and mapping.

Herb Ey

Director of Public Works

Herb is in charge of Infrastructure; construction of facilities, and repairs for the health and safety of the community of Houpsitas.

Tracy Moulaison

Director of Operations/Acting Director of Community Services

Support the Directors with Human Resources (HR) issues and the responsible for the day to day running of the KYU and Campbell River offices.


Director of Education

Houpsitas Preschool, Head Start Program, Language Program, Education and Post Secondary.

Jane Chidgzey

Director of Finance

Management of KCFN Government cash flow, Investments, preparing the annual budget, reports and analysis, management of taxes, employee payroll and ROE’s.

KCFN Resources


Manages KCFN fisheries & wildlife harvesting, and food distribution.

The Buy Back Fishery, Fish Distributions, Harvest cards, Harvest authorizations, Fish transportation authorizations, and Fisheries research.

Shirley Hansen

Community Health Representative

Medical travel arrangements.

Anthony Oscar

Stewardship Program Manager

Support and maintain the protection of natural resources of KCFN Lands.

Diane Nickerson

Manager of Muscim Services

Daniel Blackstone

Family Services Manager

Supporting families with USMA/Ministry/Court involvement through advocacy for KCFN members.

Eleanor Nicolaye

Communications Coordinator/ Cultural Support

Ella is responsible for KCFN FB page, communications, culture and language support events.

Elizabeth Jack

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Elizabeth works with Houpsitas community to plan and prepare a head of a natural disaster.

Dianna Dragon

Lands and Resources, Fisheries, and administrative support.

Diane works with KCFN food fisheries and provides administrative support to the Ha’wiih Advisory Council.

Housing Manager


KCFN Rural members on housing applications and maintenance.


Fair HarbourMarina and General Store, Camping, Cabins, Fishing Charters1-844-466-9453 or
1- 250-483-3382 https://fairharbourbc.com/
Walters Cove ResortsSports fishing and Lodge1-844-466-9453 or
1- 250-483-3382 https://www.walterscoveresort.com/
Anthony Oscar (will do night runs)Water Taxianthony.oscar75@gmail.com
Archie & Virginia VincentWater Taxi, Fishing Carters250-332-5237
Ka:’yu:’k’t’h’ / Che:k:tles7et’h’ First NationsMotel, roe on kelp license, sardine license & shellfish aquaculture 250-332-5259
Leo JackVoyager Water Taxi & Store Email: vwt1@gmx.com
Mathew JackWater Taxi250-895-0176 or
250-895-9917 (Elizabeth Jack)
Peter and Daisy Hanson (will do night runs)Swan Song, Water Taxi, Fishing Charters250-332-5345
Tony & Shaunee Hansen (will do night runs)Water Taxi 250-332-5340
Vivian Sutherland, Kevin SutherlandWater Taxi250-202-4737
Ariel LeoWater Taxi 778-348-8340
Email: a.leo@live.ca
250-332-5333 (Lana Jules)
Russell HansonQaayuuk Forest Services, Water Taxi250-203-2558
KCFN WitwaakKCFN Witwaak250-332-5259
email: anthonyo@kcfirstnations.com
Houpsitas Village Suiteshotel/suitestoll free 1-844-466-9453
local 1-250-287-2233