an environmental assessment practitioner and mining coordinator after working for the Takla Lake First Nation in northern B.C. for 4 years. He began working for TNG in May 2011.
J.P. has experience in provincial and federal environmental assessment, contaminated and abandoned site risk assessment, environmental monitoring, negotiating with mine proponents, and mineral policy development. He has a strong interest in developing new ways to improve relations between mining companies and First Nations that are grounded in respect for the rights, title and the decision-making authority of the Tsilhqot'in Nation. Inclusive of this is the need to develop more environmentally sustainable mining practices.
J.P.'s door is open to community members with questions or concerns. When J.P. is not in the office, you will find him skiing, hiking, biking and canoeing in the stunning country that is the Tsilhqot'in Territory.