Montana Lewis

Research Assistant

Montana Lewis has a Bachelor of Science in Geography and Environmental Studies from the University of Victoria, with a concentration in Environment and Sustainability. As a work study student assisting in research in communications at the POLIS Water Sustainability Project, Montana developed her understanding of water law and watershed governance. As a settler of Chinese and European descent, Montana is committed to amplifying Indigenous voices while respecting traditional knowledge and rights.

Montana contributed her collaborative and interpersonal skills to the team, which allowed for the successful building of working relationships with stakeholders, actors, and partners. As a young learner in the sustainability field, she enjoys cultivating positive working environments where team members can learn and grow.

Montana is passionate about food security, promoting community development, and removing barriers to accessing clean, safe, and reliable drinking water. Montana is an avid foodie who loves playing tennis and taking her dog for walks!