Colleen is a lifelong resident of the Cowichan Valley and the nominee of the Cowichan Valley District. Colleen is the Managing Partner of the law firm Ridgway & Company in Duncan, B.C. where she practices corporate and commercial law along with real estate development and wills and estates. She is a member of the law society of British Columbia, the BC Branch of the Canadian Bar Association and has served as the Cowichan Valley Bar Association President and as the president of the Nanaimo County Bar Association. Colleen has also served on the Board of Directors of the Island Savings Credit Union for 13 years in many positions, including as Chair and Vice chair. Her past experience and knowledge will be an asset in serving on the Nanaimo Airport Board of Directors.