Janet Rooke Bio

Tsehum Harbour Authority was incorporated in April of 1996.  Two years after its inception, Janet was hired as the Harbour Manager.  Having worked two decades in the marine industry, she brought a diversity of experience to her new position.  Janet is a dedicated individual and strong supporter of the commercial fishing industry.  She enjoys the challenges and problem solving nature of her work.  “Let’s all work together to keep our working harbour working” is a slogan Janet proudly lives by as Harbour Manager.

The marine industry has recognized Janet’s numerous contributions over the past eighteen years.  She proudly accepted the Individual Commitment Award for the Pacific Region in 2009, the Environmental Stewardship Award in 2011 and the HAABC Lifetime Member Award in 2013.  Janet has enjoyed her position as the South Island Director on the HAABC board since 2003 and she has been a valuable member and mentor for many.