Word has it that the Liberal buddies are getting together very soon with our gong show UBID Board with two of the Trustees absent. Tick, tick, tick.
Is this the same James Mattison appointed as a Facilitator by Liberal Minister Peter Fassbender to solve the problem created by Kensington Island Properties? Not much information available.
Mr. James S. Mattison – Member
James Mattison is a professional engineer and senior natural resources expert with thirty years of experience, including twenty-five years with British Columbia’s water program within the Ministry of Environment. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science from the University of British Columbia and a Masters of Natural Resources Management from Simon Fraser University. He currently resides in Victoria, British Columbia.
Mr. Mattison has extensive experience and knowledge of hydroelectric projects in British Columbia and public review processes. During his tenure with the Government of British Columbia he served as Assistant Deputy Minister and Comptroller of Water Rights with the Ministry of the Environment. In this latter position he was responsible for reviewing licensed rights and managing a $50 million per year compensation fund. He has also chaired a panel to conduct public consultation and recommend options for a $100 million trust fund to enhance the environment of the Nechako River.
He has served on the Boards of Control for the International Joint Commission and has made significant contributions to both policy and legislative initiatives in B.C. He was a finalist for the Premier’s Award for contribution to the public service in 2010.