Since 2004, GeoMemes (nee MapsWest) has drawn upon a diverse range of talents and skills from the fields of resource management, mapping, web development & programming, economics, planning, data management, and local governance to support sustainable community development in British Columbia, Alberta, and the Yukon.

We take sustainability and social justice seriously and are passionate about bicycling, local food systems, and maps that change our world.


Charles Burnett , BSc (Specialization in Physical Geography, Computer Science minor), MSc, PhD

Charles is a professional geographer with experience in forest ecology, GIS/mapping and community engagement. He has provided creative, innovative and community-based solutions to land and marine management since starting MapsWest Geoscience in January 2005. Charles' background includes an MSc in Geography, and a PhD in Resource Management & Conservation. Charles is a member of the Society for Conservation GIS.

Greg Sebastian , BSc (in progress)

Greg is a web developer and database expert. He has been the technical lead on several projects at GeoMemes over the past 3 years. Greg studies computer science part-time at the University of Victoria. Greg's family is Wet'suwet'en and Gitxsan.