Public Meetings

The SSIFPD holds its monthly Trustee’s meeting on the third Monday of every month; please see our Meetings page for upcoming Trustee and Committee meeting dates and locations.

Unless otherwise noted, meetings start at 6:30PM and the Public is welcome to attend.

Contact the Trustees

Your SSIFPD Trustees

Trustee Year Elected Term Term Expiry
Rollie Cook 2020 3 years 2023
Wynona Cook 2021 3 years 2024
Mary Lynn Hetherington 2017 3 years 2023
Rob Oliver 2021 3 years 2024
John Wakefield 2022 3 years 2025
Robin Williams 2022 3 years 2025

Rollie Cook – Trustee

Rollie Cook – Trustee Chair

As a two-term Member of the Alberta Legislative Assembly as well as the managing partner of a successful advertising agency and his several-decade role as Chairman of the Board of a fast growing Chinese real estate company, Rollie brings a wealth of talent to the Fire Trustees. Committed to moving forward courageously to address issues such as response times, fiscal balance, and innovative options to address complex problems.

Wynona Cook – Trustee

Wynona Cook – Trustee

Wynona Elizabeth Cook, MA (Psychology), LLB has lived and worked on SSI for the last 25 years.  Throughout her career she has been a Probation & Parole Officer, Psychotherapist and lawyer.  In 2006, Wynona opened Morningside Law in Fulford Harbour.  In 2010, she was appointed the Family Duty Counsel for the Bellas Circuit Court working one week a month in the Central Coast of BC.  She retired from the practice of law 2 years ago.

Wynona has served on several not-for-profit boards, including many First Nation boards, 8 years as the President of the BC Schizophrenia Society and 2 years as Chair of the Fulford Water District.  She now lives in Ganges and looks forward to working with the SSIFPD.

Mary Lynn Hetherington – Trustee

MaryLynn Hetherington – Trustee

Having grown up in a firefighting family, MaryLynn understands firefighters. This understanding, plus her widespread connections throughout the community and her experience as an emergency room nurse, has prepared her to work effectively with her fellow Trustees. She is confident that, despite challenges, including upcoming negotiations, fiscally-responsible acquisition of equipment, and the building of the new fire hall, the Trustees will achieve positive progress.

John Wakefield – Trustee

John Wakefield – Trustee

John holds a degree in communications from Simon Fraser University and has spent his career leading and managing businesses and organizations. A Salt Spring resident for over 20 years, John believes in community service and bringing his skills and expertise to help organizations be the best they can be. John currently runs a small business and also volunteers on the SSI Ferry Advisory Committee and as a POD leader for the SSI Emergency Program.

Rob Olivier

Rob Oliver – Trustee


Robin Williams – Trustee