I believe that sound community planning starts with engaging community members in a way that is highly rewarding and provide a broad range of services that foster sustainable and resilient community development:   

Strategic & Economic Development Planning

Guiding the development of economic plans. 


Recent projects include:  

  • Tahltan Band Council 5 Year Economic Development Plan

  • Boothroyd Indian Band Vision & Strategic Community Plan 


  • Spuzzum Band Vision & Strategic Community Plan


  • Halalt Greenhouse Venture Feasibility and Business Planning


  • Chawathil First Nation Campground Enhancement Business Plan

  • Heiltsuk First Nation Economic Opportunities & Market Assessment

Proposal Writing & Fundraising


I have assisted numerous communities to prepare funding proposals and applications, successfully raising hundreds of thousands of dollars to support community social and economic development.


To help communities keep costs down, I also provide workshops and training sessions to guide community members and administrative staff in writing their own grants and fundraising proposals. 

Land Use Planning

Guiding the development of land use and management planning initiatives.


Recent projects include: 

  • Williams Lake Indian Band Community Land Use Plan 

  • T’it’q’et Comprehensive Community Plan


  • Boothroyd, Chawathil & Skuppah First Nations Land Code Project


  • Lexw Siyo:les (Working as One) Chawathil First Nation Comprehensive Community Development Plan


  • Halalt First Nation Comprehensive Community Development Plan 


  • Huu-ay-aht First Nation Zoning Bylaw, & Foreshore Planning

  • Metlakatla First Nation Reserve Land Use Planning 


  • Huu-ay-aht Nation Official Community Plan

  • So’olh Temexcw (Our Land) Chawathil First Nation Community Land Use Plan 

  • We Wai Kai First Nation Reserve Land Use Planning 

Land Development Planning

Guiding development initiatives for residential, commercial, recreation, and industrial uses of land.


Recent projects include: 

  • Fraser Pacific Enterprises Industrial & Recreational Land Use Development Plan & Rezoning


  • Lil’wat Nation Commercial Development & RV Park Study


  • Westbank Subdivision Design & Rezoning Application, Maclean Homes, District of West Kelowna


  • Cordovado Developments Mossum Court Estates-18 Lot Subdivision Rezoning Application, Village of Anmore, BC


  • Bella Coola Harbour Waterline & Commercial Waterfront Development Plan


  • St. Germain Creek Mixed Residential Commercial Area Structure Plan, Peace River, Alberta

  • Arbour Hills Residential, Commercial & Regional Hospital Outline Plan, City of Grande Prairie, Alberta

Community Energy Plans & Alternative Energy Developments

Guiding the development of clean energy plans.


Recent projects include: 

  • Fircom Camp Society Clean Energy Plan & Energy System Redevelopment

  • Hazelton Biomass District Energy Feasibility Assessment


  • T’it’q’et Nation Community Energy Plan


  • Old Massett Village Council Community Energy Plan


  • Hesquiaht Nation 100% Renewable Plan


  • Spopetes (Wind in your Face) Chawathil First Nation Community Energy Plan


  • Chawathil, Seton Lake & Halalt First Nations Community Energy Baseline Assessment

  • Seton Lake Solar Power Project


Guiding the development of effective governance initiatives, policies and codes.


Recent projects include: 

  • Hesquiaht Nation Election Code Review & Update


  • Hesquiaht Nation Governance & Human Resources Management Initiative


  • Boothroyd Indian Band Election Code Initiative


  • Chawathil First Nation Governance, Policy & Capacity Building Project