The Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society Appoints Executive Director Elizabeth Batista

The Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Batista as Executive Director.  

After a year of fulfilling the role of Interim Executive Director, and a rigorous application process, Elizabeth Batista has accepted the offer of Executive Director of the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site. 

The search for the ideal candidate by the Society’s Board of Directors was thorough. While we had several strong applications, after a careful review, Elizabeth’s skills, performance, and passion made her the clear choice. During her one-year tenure as Interim Executive Director, she has created stability and growth for our organization. Her dedication to the Society’s mission is unwavering and we are confident that she will continue to excel with every challenge she faces.  

Please join us and the Society Board of Directors in wishing Elizabeth all the best! We believe she has demonstrated her commitment to our mission, and we look forward to continuing leadership at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site.