Shane Matheson – Treasurer

Shane was born and raised in Kelowna and graduated from KSS. He started a culinary apprenticeship while in high school and earned a Red Seal designation. Shane travelled all over BC and Alberta cooking, notably at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, The Wickaninnish Inn in Tofino, and Tableau Bistro in Vancouver. He returned to Kelowna in 2016 to open a restaurant here. Then, the desire to spend more time with his family led to a career change. In 2021 Shane obtained a BBA in accounting from Okanagan College.  Shane now works for Iconic Wineries of British Columbia as an accountant focusing on the retail and hospitality side of the business.  Shane has been happily married for ten years and has two children, Jack (5) and Archer (8). Shane is passionate about conservation, the environment, and sustainability.