Paul Gauthier

Paul Gauthier (he/him), Executive Director, The Individualized Funding Resource Centre. Paul leads an organization that supports independence and choice among people living with mobility impairment who require the assistance of a personal support worker for daily living. Paul is a public speaker promoting the importance of inclusion and the rights of people with disabilities in British Columbia. He is a well-recognized community leader involved in numerous collaborative projects involving community organizations, and municipal/provincial governments. The IFRC, in partnership with EcoWisdom, offers Accessible Nature Wellbeing Programs to support community members in helping one another build a s sense of community while promoting overall wellbeing. Paul, who is a Paralympic gold medalist, uses forest bathing/ shinrin-yoku practices himself to add balance to his very busy lifestyle.