Special Appointments and Committees:

  • Appointed to the Public Review Panel on the Federal Moratorium on B.C. Offshore Oil and Gas by the Minister of Natural Resources Canada (2003)
  • Appointed to the National Energy Board by federal Order-in-Council (1997)
  • Research Co-ordinator, Environment Canada Fraser River Action Plan (1991)
  • Member of the Steering Committee, Multi-Stakeholder Working Group on Management of Pulp Mill Effluents in B.C. (1991)
  • Environment Canada representative to the Water Quality Objectives Sub-committee, Standing Committee on Water Quality Plan, Fraser River Estuary Management Program, Canada-B.C. Agreement (1986-91)
  • Canadian co-chairperson of two International Joint Commission Flathead River committees (Water Quality and Quantity and Water Quality Criteria).┬áDirected bilateral scientific committees in evaluating the current state of water quality and quantity in the Flathead River and predicting the transboundary water impacts of a proposed coal mine, including impacts of forest harvesting, road building, and coal mining (1985-88)
  • Team member and Acting Director, University of British Columbia-Universidad Nacional del Altiplano interuniversity project on water and aquatic resource management in Lake Titicaca, Peru; project funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (1981-83)