The Transition Salt Spring - EV Group is:
Jim Standen - TESLA Model Y, Team Lead, media, web site, EV registrations, interface with Victoria EV Association, SSI Chamber of Commerce, automotive dealers.
Barbara Dempster - CHEVROLET BOLT, FIAT 500e, Team Lead Backup, Charger expert, Exchange interface. Vancouver EV Association and CRD interface.
Markus Wenzel - TESLA Model 3, financial considerations.
John Holmes - NISSAN LEAF, ice conversions, public EV charger support.
Ky Fox - NISSAN LEAF, entertainment coordinator.
Dennis Fortin - BMW-i3, EV 101 instructor, on-line / local and tourism charger maps (ie. Gulf Islander Magazine).
Tom Mitchell - NISSAN LEAF, special events (like parades), ArtSpring donation box. Anti-plastic group interface.
David Elderton - NISSAN LEAF, electronics and e-bikes. Islands Pathways interface.
Ron Watts - KIA SOUL EV, Event Photography, Community Energy Group Society Interface.
John Newton - NISSAN LEAF, Emission Statistics.
Peter Lamb - NISSAN LEAF, Events, Emission Statistics.
Anonymous - EV Myths.
Our team mantra’s are: "make every hour of effort count", “Keep the EV conversation going” and “have LOTS of fun with our mission”. All EV Group members drive EV's.
ACHIEVEMENTS - 2022
Summary: A very good start to the year, with the announcemnt of global EV sales in November, 2021 of 11.5% and 65% of sales in 2021 in Norway. Tesla is firmly in the global lead.
1. EDUCATION and PUBLIC AWARENESS:
Jan 6. EVfriendly recognizes Salt Spring Island, high EV penetration rate on Facebook (See image Below).
Jan - Feb 8. Assisted the Climate Action Coach, Rob Lowrie and Natasha Kong with the Feb 8th Transportation presentation. This involved reviewing media materials, providing photos, advising on automotive contacts and many other facets.
Jan - Feb. Assisted the TSS Climate Action coach by arranging EV owner to support the video endorsement project.
Jan 14. Invited Rob Lowrie to attend a EV Group ZOOM session to discuss the upcoing events and the video project.
2. FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY
- the EV Group is well funded for the immediate future with a very happy TSS frozen funds envelope.