Lisa Tretiak, a founding member of the Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre (PWRC), started her career in wildlife rehabilitation in 1994. In 1998, Lisa graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology from the University of Manitoba. She gained permanent employment in the wildlife rehabilitation field as a rehab supervisor, and later moved into the position of Rehabilitation Director.
From years of experience working with raptors and a successfully-completed training course, Lisa became permitted as a Master Bander for rehabilitated raptors. During the spring of 2008, Lisa became the first Manitoban and only the fourth person in Canada to be a Certified Wildlife Rehabilitator (CWR) through the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council.