BC Safety Authority welcomes new members to Board of Directors

New Westminster, BC, April 15, 2016BC Safety Authority (BCSA) is pleased to welcome Neil Cumming and Doug Scott to BCSA’s Board of Directors effective March 31, 2016, each for a three-year term. Mr. Cumming and Mr. Scott were appointed to BCSA’s Board by the Honourable Rich Coleman, Minister of Natural Gas Development and Minister Responsible for Housing.

Board Member, Neil Cumming

Neil Cumming is a civil engineer and business leader with extensive experience in civil engineering, business management and project management in BC.  He is a former President and CEO of Levelton Consultants Ltd. where he enjoyed success in a number of technical, managerial and leadership positions.  Neil has been active with numerous business practice and technical committees of the Canadian Standards Association, the American Concrete Institute, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC, and the Canadian Construction Documents Committee.  He was a Director of the Consulting Engineers of BC (now ACEC-BC) from 2001-05, and served as President in 2003-04.  He has also served on the national Board of Directors of the Canadian Council of Independent Laboratories. 

Board Member, Doug Scott

Doug Scott is a construction industry senior level executive and entrepreneur with extensive commercial design-build and industrial facilities construction expertise, including business process re-engineering, infrastructure re-design and financial and business development negotiations.  Doug is currently the President and Owner of Wales McLelland Construction, a leading firm for over 45 years in the commercial design-build construction industry.  Prior to Wales McLelland Construction, Doug held Senior Project Manager and Project Engineer positions with a large international, heavy-civil contractor.  He currently serves as a benefits trustee with the Independent Contractors and Business Association (ICBA) and previously served as an ICBA Board Member.  Doug has an Engineering degree from Queen’s University and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and a registered Professional Engineer in BC. 

BCSA thanks the retiring board members for their contributions to safety and good governance. Find out more about BC Safety Authority’s Board of Directors.

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Media Relations
BC Safety Authority
778-396-2164
media@safetyauthority.ca

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