Tom Rutherford

Executive Director, Cowichan Watershed Board


Tom Rutherford, executive director of the Cowichan watershed board, has been involved in building partnerships to support community empowerment and salmon and watershed sustainability for almost 40 years. Tom had a long career with Fisheries and Oceans Canada and has also worked with Living Rivers / British Columbia Conservation Foundation. He has raised his family in the Cowichan Valley and is a firm believer that community engagement in water and watershed issues is the key to implementing lasting positive change.