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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. The Jane Goodall[…]

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Award Winning Leadership

For Simon’s efforts to save the spirit bear and build the Spirit Bear Youth Coalition, he has received numerous honours. The following is a partial list of his awards and recognitions. Time Magazine’s Sixty Heroes for the Planet UNESCO & Founding Green Games Congress 100 Guardian Angels of the Planet Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Explore[…]

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An Olympic Bear

Through the Spirit Bear Youth Coalition, Simon Jackson was instrumental in having the spirit bear named as the mascot for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver (including being prominently featured in the opening ceremony of the 2010 Games) and the Official Mammal of British Columbia. The goal behind the high profile recognitions was to[…]