Chief Administrative Officer, Resort Municipality of Whistler
Over the past 30 years Mike has worked in the federal, provincial, and municipal levels of governments in Canada. He began his career with the Government of Canada and for much of the 1990’s worked in Vancouver as a Federal Negotiator on First Nation treaty agreements in British Columbia. Mike’s career also took him to Ottawa where he held the position of National Policy Director with Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada and provided advice to federal Cabinet Ministers.
In 2004 Mike joined the Province of British Columbia and held the position of Assistant Deputy Minister in several portfolios including the local government Ministry. During this time Mike advised provincial Ministers and Cabinet, oversaw a billion dollars in municipal infrastructure grants, and worked closely with First Nations, local governments and business leaders across the province. In 2011 he joined the Resort Municipality of Whistler as Chief Administrative Officer.