, PresidentSources Community Resources Society
David is Chief Executive Officer of Sources Community Resources Society (SOURCES). SOURCES is a community-based not-for-profit multi-service agency based in White Rock, Surrey, Delta, Langley, and Prince George, British Columbia. David has successfully merged the strengths and capacities of five separate legacy agencies to create a more comprehensive and holistic response to community issues including family and children, disability and inclusion, support for seniors and women, justice, employment, mental health, and addictions, as well as poverty, food security, and homelessness. He is also the CEO of Sources Foundation.
David is the current President of the Board of The Federation of Community Social Services of BC (Victoria). He also serves as the Vice-Chair of the Board of the Community Social Services Employers Association (Vancouver). He has served on the Board of the Association of Service Providers for Employability and Career Training (Victoria) and the Board of the ASPECT Social Ventures Corporation (Victoria). He is a founding member of the BC CEO Network. Locally, he is Past Chair of the Surrey Board of Trade Social Policy Committee and the City of White Rock Health and Social Services Committee and serves on the Planning Committee for the City of Surrey’s Social Innovation Summit.
Educated at Trent University (BA) and the University of British Columbia (BSW), David is a social worker by training and executive leader by experience. David has served on the Selection Committee for the Prime Minister's Awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Education, the Minister of Health’s National Drug Prevention Advisory Committee, the Governing Council of the Alberta Association for the Accreditation of Early Learning and Care Services (Edmonton), the National Advisory Board for Invest in Kids (Toronto), as Vice-President of the North American Organization of the Family (Montreal), and is the Past-Chairperson of the National Alliance for Children and Youth (Ottawa).
A former Assistant Deputy Minister for the Government of British Columbia, David is also a certified Peer Reviewer for the Council on Accreditation (New York), David has considerable expertise in leadership, management, strategic planning, policy development, governance, and organizational development. He co-led the BC Social Innovation and Sustainability Roundtable and served on the Ministry of Children and Family Development Advisory Council. David is a graduate of the University of Waterloo Social Innovation Residency at the Banff Leadership Institute. In May of 2016, he received a BC Community Achievement Award in recognition of his work. A former foster parent, David is the proud father of three children. He resides in Vancouver.