Past Work

2017

2016

2015

  • Vilage of Haines Junction, YT
  • Town of High River, AB
  • Comox Valley Regional District
  • Village of Cumberland, BC

2014

  • Council Orientation for Comox, BC
  • Deputy CAO in charge of flood recovery for Town of High River, AB
  • Lead the Business Services Review for District of Lake Country
  • Providing pre-election Candidate Forums in Sooke, Nanaimo and for the RD of Nanaimo

2013

  • Deputy CAO in charge of flood recovery, Municipal Election Candidate Seminar, and Interim Director Engineering, Planning & Operational Services for Town of High River, AB
  • Watson Lake, YT updating Corporate Strategic Plan and Integrated Community Sustainability Plan
  • Updating the “Regional Growth Strategy Explanatory Guide” for the Regional Growth Strategy branch of Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, Province of BC
  • Review and update of Corporate Strategic Plan for Central Saanich

2012

  • Appointed as Interim Director of Engineering, Planning & Operational Services for the Town of High River
  • Powell River Regional District Rural Planning Services Review
  • Continuing as CVRD Interim Planning Services Manager
  • Supporting District of Central Saanich new Council Corporate Stretegic Planning
  • Securing final approvals for two joint land development projects in Teslin, YT for Teslin Tlingit Council and Yukon Government
  • Planing Tools Workshop, Tofino, BC

2011

  • Facilitationg Powell River Regional District Electoral Area Directors in examining rural planning issues and prioritixzing upcoming work assignments
  • Appointed as Interim Manager of Planning Services for the Comox Valley Regional District
  • Fire Department Strategic Plan, District of Lake Country, BC
  • Updating Official Community Plan, Village of Alert Bay
  • Pre-election Candidate Preparation Forums, Nanaimo and Sooke
  • Corporate Strategic Plan, Town of Watson Lake, YT
  • Corporate Strategic Planning Workshops, City of Powell River
  • Facilitation of Advisory Committee regarding “Urban Food” bylaws in District of Lantzville
  • Regional Growth Strategy Inter-Municipal Implementation Agreement for Comox Valley Regional District
  • Strategic Priorities Plan for Lantzville
  • Planning for rural residential and recreational lots for Yukon Government at Morley Bay in Teslin
  • Community Based Strategic Plan for the Tsawout First Nation
  • Project Management, joint land development project at Sawmill Road in Teslin for Yukon Government and Teslin Tlingit Council
  • Corporate Strategic Plan for 2011, Cumberland, BC

2010

  • Natural Resources Canada Member Review Team for Climate Change Projects
  • Comox Valley RD Process Manager for the Regional Growth / Sustainability Strategy
  • Coucil Strategic Priority Plans for Alert Bay and Central Saanich
  • Alert Bay Official Community Plan review
  • Sayward Official Community Plan update and GHG Amendments
  • Tahsis Official Community Plan updates
  • Interim Director of Planning, North Cowichan
  • Project Manager for Sawmill Road Land Development in Teslin, Yukon
  • GHG Emission Study and OCP Amendments, Sayward

2009

  • Strategic Planning sessions for Councils in Tofino, Campbell River, Cumberland, Tahsis, Sayward, North and Central Saanich
  • Facilitated Council/Staff sessions for Port Alberni related to Catalyst Paper refusal to pay municipal taxes
  • Orientation sessions for various municipal Committees and Boards in Lantzville, North Saanich, and Qualicum Beach
  • Member of Audit Panel for Auditor General of Canada
  • Prepared and delivered workshops on Sustainability Planning for the National Mayors Training Institute in Beijing, China
  • Special Projects Manager, CVRD responsible for Sustainability and Regional Growth Strategies
  • Tourism Action Implementation Plan, District of Sooke
  • Presenter/facilitator, “What it really means to be a City Councillor” City of Nanaimo workshop
  • Ongoing work with the Teslin Tlingit Council and the Government of Yukon on a Joint Land Development Project including a Knowledge Transfer component to develop capacity within other Yukon First Nations
  • CIP Appointee to NRCan Review team evaluating proposals under the Regional Adaptation Collaborative program for responding to Climate Change

2008

  • Managing Long Range Planning and Special Projects for the Comox Valley Regional District, leading preparation of their first Regional Growth Strategy
  • Supporting two Land Development Projects for the Teslin Tlingit Council and Government of Yukon
  • Reviewing the Village of Tahsis Official Community Plan
  • Assisting the Sooke Economic Development Commission in prioritizing their 2008 Work Plan
  • Facilitating a Service Coordination Review for the Islands Trust on Salt Spring Island
  • Facilitating an Open House for the Regional District of Nanaimo on future planning in the Cedar Area
  • Continuing to provide assistance to the Town of View Royal on major project reviews
  • Chairing a Governance Review for the Canadian Institute of Planners
  • Facilitating a Public Meeting for the VIllage of Cumberland on the Trilogy Development
  • Interim Director of Development Services, Town of View Royal
  • District of Lantzville Council Strategic Plan
  • Government of Yukon Joint Land Development Project in Teslin
  • Lantzville Fire/Rescue Department Business Plan
  • Integrated Emergency Response Planning, Armstrong, Enderby, Spallumcheen and Splatsin First Nation
  • District of Central Saanich Corporate Strategic Plan
  • Knowledge Transfer Project, Yukon Land Development
  • Permitting for a Private Boat Ramp in Nanoose Bay
  • Bylaw Enforcement Review, Islands Trust

2007

  • Review and update of Village of Tahsis Official Community Plan
  • Coordinate the integration of the Emergency Response Plans and Programs for the Cities of Armstrong and Enderby, Township of Spallumcheen and the Splatsin First Nation
  • Business Planning Workshop for the District of Lantzville Fire Department
  • Strategic Planning Workshop for the Village of Cumberland
  • Priority Setting Workshop for the District of Sooke Council
  • Interim P/T Director of Development Services for the Town of View Royal
  • Facilitating the Community to Community Forum for the Town of Qualicum Beach and the Qualicum First Nation
  • Continuing work with the Teslin Tlingit Council and Government of Yukon on a Joint Land Development Project including a Knowledge Transfer component to develop capacity within other Yukon First Nations
  • Providing advice and guidance to a northern based investment firm seeking land investment opportunities on Vancouver Island
  • Supporting a Nanoose Bay Landowners efforts to secure approvals for a boat ramp
  • Successfully supported the District of Ucluelet in the preparation of a revised Development Cost Charge Bylaw and then secured Provincial Approval
  • Supported a Nanaimo Small Business Owner in securing a revised Liquor Licence
  • Lead Senior Staff in the District of Sooke through the preparation of an Operational Plan to implement Council Priorities
  • Facilitated a Neighbourhood Traffic Calming Meeting for the City of Courtenay
  • Lead the Planning Institute of BC through development and adoption of a new Strategic Plan for the Executive Council term 2007-09
  • Moderated the Second Comox Valley Water Forum in Courtenay
  • Facilitated discussions amongst several Comox Valley communities on the potential to co-locate office and support facilities, and co-authored a report adopted by the Regional District Board
  • Conducted research to support two property owners interest in multi family residential infill projects
  • Assigned to design, develop and deliver a Knowledge Transfer Component regarding Joint land Development Projects for Yukon First Nations
  • Moderated a Public Information Meeting in Cumberland for Trilogy Properties
  • Facilitating Strategic Planning sessions in Lantzville and the District of Central Saanich
  • Assisted the Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District in a pilot project to prepare an Action Plan for the delivery of emergency health care services to remote communities
  • Providing current Planning Advisory Services to the City of Whitehorse, YT
  • Facilitated discussions between four Comox Valley Governments on development of a Regional Growth Management Strategy
  • Working with a private developer in processing OCP and Rezoning applications for the development of a ten acre affordable housing project on Bowen Island

Prior to 2007

  • Assisted a business owner in Campbell River in successfully completing a rezoning application
  • Researched methods for a Land Registry System for the Tseshaht First Nations in Port Alberni
  • Investigated highest and best use options for a landowner near Courtenay
  • Developed an implementation manual for the new Official Community Plan for the Village of Cumberland
  • Managed the process to complete an update to the Community Park Area Master Plan for the Town of Qualicum Beach which was adopted by Town Council
  • Undertook an administrative review and updated senior staff job descriptions for the City of Duncan
  • Developed corporate strategic plans for Comox, Lantzville& Cumberland
  • Facilitated Public meetings for the Nanaimo Historic Foundry Adaptive Reuse Forums
  • Moderated on the Porter Creek Residential Infill Project for the City of Whitehorse
  • Moderated Public Hearings and public meetings for the Village of Lantzville on their first ever Official Community Plan
  • Participated as a Strategic Planning Advisor for the Government of Malawi in the preparation of strategic plans and implementation tools for four Government Ministries