Jennifer Dyson

Agricultural Land Commission

Jennifer Dyson was appointed the first female chair of B.C.’s Agricultural Land Commission in 2018. In her role, Dyson directed the revitalization of the commission and B.C.’s Agricultural Land Reserve program, which has been in place for nearly 50 years and is considered the most successful program of its kind in North America.

HOMETOWN: Port Alberni, B.C. GREATEST SUCCESS: “Handling complex issues, while juggling family and farm. Life is about balancing issues.” BEVERAGE OF CHOICE: “Beer – Twin City Tickity Boo.” PET PEEVE: “Short-term thinking and lack of integrity!” BIGGEST LESSON: “There will never be enough time.”