David is an accomplished community and stakeholder consultation and engagement specialist, project manager and facilitator with 40 years of experience in both the public and private sector. As a former industry executive, he provides the Advisory Board with insight and counsel regarding potential oil and gas development within the MKMA. David is the Advisory Board's Vice-Chair and has been actively involved in the development of the MKMA Resource Management Framework.
The M-KMA includes Parks and Protected Areas where resource extraction is prohibited, and management zones where resource extraction may occur, according to higher standards than elsewhere in the province (e.g. best management practices for oil and gas development).