Brian is currently Chair of the Pacific Mountain Region Board and has served on the Board for three years. Before joining the Pacific Mountain Region Board, Brian had served on the Northern Alberta Regional Board since 1992. He has extensive board and policy governance experience and has been actively involved in many initiatives to advance hostelling in Canada through his work at the regional and national level. Brian's continuing commitment is to ensure that a range of hostelling opportunities can be provided in Western Canada now and in the future.
While on the Northern Alberta Board, he played a major role at the Board level in fundraising for hostel development; the acquisition of the new Edmonton hostel; improving wilderness hostels and had significant involvement in the merger of Northern Alberta with Pacific Mountain Region.
Brian has a strong interest in conservation and outdoor recreation management. He is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a Master of Science degree in Geography and has over 20 years of public sector management experience. Brian has most recently traveled more extensively in Canada and enjoys a range of outdoor interests including camping, canoeing and downhill skiing as well as curling.