Dave Williamson is a graduate of the Faculty of Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo. He is a BC Qualified Environmental Professional with over 30 years’ experience in the field of environmental assessment. Mr. Williamson has worked in both public and private sectors. Arriving in Whistler in 1982, he focused on the resort sector and spent the remainder of the decade working for Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation, planning, developing and managing the mountain’s natural resources. Mr. Williamson started consulting in 1990, with mission to provide ecosystem-based recreation and tourism consulting services to government and industry. As a Principal of Cascade Environmental Resource Group, Mr. Williamson coordinates the resource management section. In addition to his extensive experience with integrated land use, resource management planning and recreation planning, he has developed particular expertise in the federal and provincial environmental assessment review process.