- About the BC Blueberry Council
- BCBC Staff
The BC Blueberry Council is staffed by a small team and supported by external contractors as needed to fulfill promotional programs domestically and internationally. If you wish to learn more about the council and our activities, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 604 864 2117.
Anju Gill is currently serving as the Executive Director with BC Blueberry Council. Her 12 years of experience in government and public relations along with education uniquely position her in supporting the diverse growing needs of the highbush blueberry industry. She has a BA in Social Cultural and Media & Communication Studies and Masters in Political Science. In her past positions, she worked closely with diverse stakeholders and all levels of government on public policy matters. In addition, as a Community Relations Organizer for a national political party, she engaged diverse stakeholders to inform policy directions. This meant strategically working with community activists, government officials and political operatives for desirable outcomes. Through these experiences she attained the knowledge and skills to identify issues while addressing them by strategic planning, streamlined administration and implementation with foresight.
In her current position, Anju is applying her background and skills to enhance the established programs and seek new opportunities, especially in the area of grower support and market access. With highbush blueberry industry growing globally comes challenges of competition and effective chain management. To address these challenges, Anju’s vision is to provide enhanced grower support for optimal growth and gaining competitive edge not only domestically but internationally. Her current position is a good fit for her vision as BC Blueberry Council’s mandate concurs.
Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator
Clara Moran is a graduate from the University of British Columbia, receiving her bachelor’s degree in Art History and Visual Arts. She is passionate about bold and direct marketing strategies, developing fruitful professional connections, and finding creative communication solutions. Clara organizes domestic and international marketing efforts, coordinates BCBC’s public presence at local and global trade shows and events, oversees BCBC social media accounts, and connects personally to the local grower community through outreach and initiative.