Board and Advisory Roles

Simon Jackson has served as a board member, adviser or trustee to numerous successful projects and organizations beyond the Spirit Bear Youth Coalition, including the Jane Goodall Institute, DreamNow, the International Institute for Child Rights and Development and The WILD Foundation. The following is a partial list of his roles – past and present.

simon at epic

  • The Jane Goodall Institute, 2004-2014

Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors, Executive Committee Member, Chair of the Advocacy Committee, Chair of the Roots & Shoots Committee and Executive Director Search Committee Member 

  • Dream Now, 2005-Present

Chair, Board of Directors

  • International Institute for Child Rights and Development, 2002-Present

Member, Board of Directors

  • The WILD Foundation, 2011-Present

Member, Board of Trustees

  • 10th World Wilderness Congress, 2011-2013

Member, Executive Committee

  • Minister’s Roundtable on Parks Canada, 2009


  • Vancouver Non-Partisan Association, 2009-2013

Member, Board of Directors & Co-Vice Chair, 2011 NPA Mayoral Campaign

  • Global Youth Fund/Social Creatives, 2002-2014

Member, Board of Directors

  • FORED BC, 1999-2009

Chair, Board of Directors

  • Thirty for Thirty Make-a-Wish Fundraising Campaign, 2006

Member, Steering Committee

  • Institute for Youth Research and Public Policy, 2001-2005

Member, Board of Directors

  • Federal Minister of Finance’s Fresh Perspectives Economic Roundtable, 2002


  • EnviroCareers, 2001

Member, Advisory Board of Directors

  • Toyota Earth Day Canada Scholarship, 2004-2012

Member, Regional and National Selection Committee

  • TD Canada Trust Community Service Scholarships, 2002-2012

Member, Regional and National Selection Committee

  • Capilano University Eagle’s Nest Entrepreneur Award, 2011

Member, Selection Committee