9. City of Vernon - Development Negotiations

As the City's representative, reviewed the proposed development plans, conducted the negotiations, and prepared the development agreements for a number of large scale projects, including:

  • The Rise, a resort residential / golf course development of approximately 600 acres and 1200 units
  • Sparkling Hills, a European style resort hotel and wellness centre
  • Turtle Mountain, a residential development by Wesbild
  • The Outback, a resort residential development of 65 acres, and approximately 85 strata units (single and semi-detached).

10. Regional District of North Okanagan - Interim General Manager, Greater Vernon Services

Acted as the General Manager for GVS, which included Economic Development, Water Supply, and Parks and Recreation services; services were provided on a half time basis for approximately one year

11. City of Vernon - Planning Policy Advice, Planning Projects

  • Okanagan Lake Community Access Program
    Prepared a long term strategy for the 'reclamation' and development of 47 City owned sites providing access to Okanagan Lake, including the design of the sites, budget, and implementation program. This was a controversial City initiative that required an extensive public consultation process.

  • Vernon Regional Airport Corporation
    Assisted the Airport Corporation in preparing a Strategic Business Plan for the Vernon Airport.

  • Vernon Land Development Corporation
    Assisted in preparing a Strategic Business Plan for the newly formed Corporation.

  • Council Workshops on New Library
    Conducted Council Workshops to determine strategies related to the development of a new library and City Hall expansion.

12. University of British Columbia – Business Operations

Acted as the Director of Business Operations, which included Parking, Security, Food Services, the book store, and development of a new, chip based student card; services were provided on a half time basis for approximately one year.

13. District of Summerland – Development Negotiations

As the District's representative, led the negotiation process for the preparation of a development agreement for a large scale resort residential / golf course development.

14. Tsawwassen First Nation – Community Sustainability Study

Conducted a study, in association with CitySpaces, on land requirements to develop a long term, sustainable community. The report was used as input to the treaty negotiations.

15. Resort Municipality of Whistler – Comprehensive Sustainability Plan

Led the process to develop a comprehensive sustainability plan up to the end of the second phase of the planning process, which represented the identification of a preferred "growth scenario". This project included managing the consultants involved in preparing the components of the plan and the consultation process, drafting Council reports, and defining the alternative development scenarios.

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