Rob Morrison has lived and worked in the Kootenay-Columbia region for the past 40 years. His father served in the Royal Canadian Air Force, which gave him wide-ranging exposure of the Canadian landscape at an early age; fostering a decision that expanded into a 35-year career serving his country as a Public Servant. Rob is a devoted husband with five children and an active community member with a passion for sustainable living and environmental awareness. His desire to serve coincides with his love for people, community, nature, wildlife and his ability to make a difference. He travels extensively to remote communities and areas throughout the Kootenay-Columbia region, to understand the day-to-day issues residents and business owners are facing.
Throughout his career, Rob has served in various prestigious leadership roles, moving up the ranks and forging strong collaborative relationships with multiple levels of government, private sector, academia, and senior executives. In 2013 he ended his tenure as Director General with the Treasury Board Secretariat where he was responsible for an information-sharing environment with all law enforcement agencies and foreign governments. As well as being officially recognized by the Prime Minister for his years of loyal public service, Rob received multiple recognitions, including a Commissioners Commendation for Outstanding Service.
Prior to his role as Director General, Rob served as a Senior Executive Chief Superintendent responsible for policing service delivery models throughout British Columbia. His ability to listen and understand grassroots issues and take all levels of ideas and concerns into account have played key factors in some of the successful initiatives Rob spearheaded within his career and community involvement. He has significant experience engaging with all levels of Government (National and International), and spent devoted time attending town hall meetings to ensure unique communities were afforded the best possible service delivery models....