Lynn Shervill has been an inspiring and committed contributor to the Smithers community and surrounding areas for more than 20 years. His strength is developing community initiatives through collaboration, partnership and public involvement. An oncology nurse, he recognizes gaps in the local health care service and acts to fill them. The Community Cancer Care Team, prostate cancer forum, palliative care service and First Nations-specific care are examples. Lynn is a founder of the Driftwood Foundation, which focuses on sustainable recreation and wildlife. Lynn also gives his community a voice through his publishing company, which tells the area’s stories, thus providing access to the history and knowledge of the community.