Nature’s Ride is guided by following principles:
Vision: Fun, exciting informative journeys with nature.
Mission: To provide services and products with messages of responsibility about the environment and our planet using fun, information platforms. At the same time, Nature’s Ride through Art Society attempts to reduce its own operational footprint and that of its products and services.
Values: Respect for all: humans, flora, and fauna. It is everybody’s world!
Board of Directors
Renay Eng-Fisher, MA
Renay is Calgary singer-songwriter, humanitarian and environmentalist. Holds a Master in Environmental Education and Communication from Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC and is active in supporting and learning a number of environmental initiatives including the Eco Village of Hope Society. Her international work combines her passion for the environment, culture and the spiritual beliefs to improve the lives of orphaned and abandoned children, mainly in China. Recipient of the 2014 Royal Roads University Alumni Excellence Award for her humanitarian and environmental work.
Dr. Irene M. Herremans, PhD
Irene teaches courses in sustainability management at the University of Calgary and University of Waterloo. Works to improve the university’s own environmental performance. Publishes and consults extensively on environmental control systems, environmental performance, and performance valuation and reporting. Won numerous teaching awards and was named one of the “Outstanding Young Woman of America.” Enjoys adventure sports and nature activities in the world’s many mountain ranges and oceans.
Elizabeth Romo-Rabago, M.Sc
Elizabeth holds a Master in Sustainable Energy Development form University of Calgary. Works on sustainable projects for rural leprosy communities in China using waste as a source of energy for cooking and heating. Co-founder and president of Ciclomanias, an organization which manufactures environmentally friendly hand-crafted goods and provides environmental workshops in Mexico and Canada. Received the 2014 Sustainability ON Award and the President’s Award for excellence in student leadership for advancing the University of Calgary’s sustainability commitment.
Seema Jindal, B.Sc., B.Ed., M.A., M.Sc.
Seema brings rich experience as an educationist with teaching experience of over 10 years in Kenya, India and Canada. She believes education and training can bring paradigm shift towards much needed holistic and sustainable living for our future generation. She has introduced creative teaching methods in places she taught and is a certified curriculum development and instruction design professional. Seema is also an established artist with over 20 solo and group shows to her credit. She loves being in nature, enjoys travelling, reading and writing poetry.
Marcella Garcia-Carrillo, MSc
Is a Biologist with a Master in Science in Environmental Science from the University of Auckland in New Zealand. Passionate about generating inclusive and sustainable solutions that promote the engagement of the community and the empowerment of future generations in the protection of the environment. She has experience in environmental education, plus 6 years of experience as a Scout leader teaching, coaching and leading youth. She has volunteered in different environmental organizations including Green Calgary, The Weaselhead Preservation Society and the Cochrane Ecological Institute.