David Nelson

Bachelor of Business Administration, Simon Fraser University; Master of Public Administration, University of Victoria

Consultant - David Nelson Consulting - .

David Nelson is a public administrator, consultant and educator with 27 years' experience in program development, project management, consulting and teaching. He has broad local government perspective through experience at five municipalities: City of Vancouver, City of North Vancouver, District of North Vancouver, City of Coquitlam and District of Pitt Meadows. At each he led transformative IT projects across the breadth of local government business operations, writing various trade journal articles and speaking at conferences of the Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA-BC).

David has a Project Management Professional (PMP) designation, holds a BBA from SFU and an MPA from University of Victoria, and has previously taught at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology before joining Capilano University in 2013.

David is passionate about sustainable local agriculture initiatives: developing farms in the Thompson-Okanagan and Sunshine Coast regions, plus serving as a Board Director with the Certified Organic Associations of BC while articulating local and national organic standards.