Project Team

Jennifer Iredale

Curator and Content Provider
Heritage Branch,
Ministry of Small Business, Tourism, and Culture.

Jennifer has been in the historic site business a long time (since 1974)! She has a BA in History and Museum Studies from UBC and a Masters of Science in Historic Preservation from Columbia University, NYC. She was curator at Barkerville before becoming curator of the South-West Okanagan Region historic sites, including Carr House, Point Ellice House, Haig-Brown House, Craigflower Schoolhouse, Helmcken House, Kilby,Yale,and Keremeos. Besides playing with old buildings and old stuff, Jen likes to play with her kids.

Her e-mail address is: Jennifer.Iredale@gems.gov.bc.ca


Troy Whitbread

Project Manager

As well as project management, administration, and technical support, Troy worked closely with the curator to develop the database for this project.

Troy has a BA in Art History and a Diploma in Cultural Resource Managementfrom the University of Victoria. He also has experience in Graphics Design andcomputer instruction.  He is now workingon putting small and mid-size museums on the web through his company, Heritage Alley Internet Productions,one project of which has been through the Smithsonian Institution's Center for Museum Studies in Washington, D.C.  His e-mail address is: heritagealley@hotmail.com

"Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst."
           -message received from a fortune cookie.


Sabina Proulx

Photography, storyboards, Layout & Design, Graphics, Illustrations, and HTML.

Sabina is a Graphic Designer and illustrator. Sabina graduated with Honours in Graphic Design and Visual Arts from Camosun College. A multifaceted artist, Sabina photographed, created and designed the section bar graphics, icons and the Virtual Tour for this site, Teaching, Learning and Farming at Craigflower Farm. She produced the HTML and format for the following sections: Manor Life, Farm Life and Schooldays.

Prior to this, Sabina produced the Garden Tour and the illustrations on the navigation bar for the web site: Emily Carr At Home and At Work. She also photographed, designed and created the Virtual Tour for the Helmcken House web site. This also included producing title bar graphics, icon bars, HTML formatting and photography for the Artifact Collections. Recently, she created the Virtual Tour and Gallery Sections for the B.C. Parliament Buildings Website. Apart from computer graphics, other outlets for her creativity are photography, animation, painting, drawing, and printmaking.

You can contact her at: sabina@islandnet.com


Carollyne Yardley

Teacher's Corner, Graphic Design, Photography, Research, HTML, Layout, Scanning, RBCM Docent

Carollyne is a partner of Industrial Art Internet Group. She has a B.A. with a double major in Psychology andHistory in Art from the University of Victoria. Her areas of studyfocused on Consumer and Marketing Psychology and Northwest Coast Indigenous Arts. Carollyne photographed the artifacts for the collections database and created, designed and produced the Teacher's Corner section on the Craigflower Schoolhouse and Farm site. Carollyne worked on the B.C. Archives Time Machine project, and Haig-Brown House.Carollyne was the writer, designer and producer for the ManufacturersBiographies on Point Ellice Collection of Household Victoriana. She alsocreated the Funand Games section for kids in theVictoriana for Children and added information to the database. Carollyne produced the Teachers Guide and CD ROM for the Emily Carr At Home and At Work website. She is currently the Project Manager for the Cariboo Gold Rush web site. Carollyne loves the museum and antiques. She hopes to be able to vacuum the Woolly Mammoth in the RBCM oneday! cyardley@iaig.com


Jessica Young

Jessica is presently finishing her BSc degree in Geography with a minor in Biology at both the University of Victoria and Camosun College. She could easily live out her days as a professional student. Yet she has been luckily enough to have worked on several SchoolNet websites including: The Fort Life section within the Hudson's Bay Company At Fort Victoria Website; this Craigflower site in which she compiled childrens activities for Craigflower Manor and wrote the history of the Puget Sound Agriculteral Company; and Phase One of the Archives Time Machine Website. Her next project is to work on Phase two of the Archives Time Machine Website, then she's off to travel abroad thru Europe this summer.In closing she would to thank all of her amazing colleagues, who made her work more fun.


Graham Nott

Scanning, Graphics, Layout, Tour map, Research, HTML and debugging.

Graham is working towards a BSc in Biology at the University of Victoria, although he has taken a diverse course load thus far. For the past two years he has worked on many SchoolNet website projects, including Emily Carr: At Home and At Work, Point Ellice House Collection of Household Victoriana, Dr. Helmcken - Pioneer Doctor and Legislator, and Teaching, Learning and Farming at Craigflower Farm. Because of his passion for architecture, he may still become an architect. However, working with computers will always be part of his lifestlye. Travelling is his absolute favorite pastime, and in this picture of him he is standing on the top floor of the Eiffel Tower. Visit him at his own website.

Graham's e-mail address is: gnott@uvic.ca


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