Career Development and Experiential Learning
Krystle tenBrink joined the Quest Student Life Team in July 2012, bringing along with her a strong background in outdoor recreation; community outreach; volunteer and project management; and environmental sustainability.
Krystle holds a bachelor’s degree of Tourism Management from Capilano University, North Vancouver. Krystle is also a Director of the local non-profit Squamish CAN (Climate Action Network). Since working with Squamish CAN, Krystle has co-directed many community based projects, including the downtown Squamish CAN Grow Community Garden’s and the Mamquam Edible School Yard Project (MESY), and founded the Squamish Food Policy Council. She continues to build strong community support in efforts to advance sustainable food systems in Squamish and the Sea-to-Sky Corridor.
Krystle’s community connections and local knowledge have provided Quest students with opportunities for volunteering, finding work, and networking. As Manager of Career Development and Experiential Learning and one of the Residence Coordinators, she is committed to supporting students to have meaningful experiences both on and off campus, while providing a variety of career related services and helping students get connected to the larger community.
When not at work, Krystle enjoys exploring the backcountry by means of split boarding, rock climbing, and hiking with her husband, Scott. Krystle also enjoys relaxing with her cats, travelling, pottery, and spending time with her family and friends.
If Krystle were to attend Quest as a student, her Question would be: “How can we create a food system that allows for all people to have access to enough nutritious, safe, ecologically sustainable, and culturally appropriate food at all time?”