Susanne Porter-Bopp, BA, MES

Community Water Coordinator

Susanne Porter-Bopp joined POLIS in August 2006 after completing a Master of Environmental Studies degree at York University. Her work with the Water Sustainability Project at POLIS focuses on enhancing water conservation capacity in various communities across Canada through water soft path planning pilot projects and the development of practical tools for local governments, including Water Conservation Planning Guide for British Columbia’s Communities. She is also leading Action H20, a multiple-year national project that seeks to develop leadership for water conservation in grassroots communities and local governments across Canada (in partnership with Sierra Club Canada and Sierra Club BC). As a current associate with Waterlution: A Water Learning Experience, Susanne coordinates and facilitates workshops on local water issues for youth and young professionals across British Columbia. Susanne is actively involved in community radio and other local media and likes to ride her bicycle everywhere.