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Director Profile

Dale Parker

Chair, UBC Foundation


Prior to January 1998, Dale was President & CEO, Worker’s Compensation Board of B C; prior to November 1994, he was President, White Spot Limited and Executive Vice-President, Shato Holdings Ltd.; and prior to November 1992, he was Chairman & CEO, B C Financial Institutions Commission. Dale is a former President & CEO, Bank of British Columbia and Executive-Vice President, Bank of Montreal.

He has served on a number of Boards, including, Translink (Chair), CPP Investment Board and Industrial-Alliance Pacific Life Insurance Co.

Dale has also been active with a number of other charitable and non-profit organizations, including Chair, Pacific Parkinson’s Research Institute, Chair BC Cancer Agency, Vice-President Kidney Foundation of Canada, Vice-Chair, Vancouver Police Department and Vancouver Board of Trade.

He is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program of the Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University.


Our Vision

Social well-being supported by a vibrant economy and sustained by a healthy environment.

About the Fraser Basin Council

The Fraser Basin Council (FBC) is a charitable non-profit organization that brings people together to advance sustainability in the Fraser River Basin and throughout BC. Established in 1997, FBC is a collaboration of four orders of government (federal, provincial, local and First Nations) along with those from the private sector and civil society. We work with people in multiple sectors, helping them find collaborative solutions to today’s issues through a commitment to the social, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainability. Our focus is on healthy water and watersheds, action on climate change and air quality and strong, resilient communities and regions.

FBC Project and
Partner Sites

Plug in BC:

BuySmart Network:

BC Rural Network:

Rethinking our Water Ways:

ReTooling for Climate Change:

Climate Action Toolkit:

Contact Us

FBC has offices in Vancouver, Kamloops, Williams Lake, Quesnel and Prince George. We also have staff located in Abbotsford and Vernon.

To reach us, see FBC Offices and FBC Staff.

Our main office is:

Fraser Basin Council
1st Floor, 470 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 1V5

T: 604 488-5350
F: 604 488-5351