Disclosures

In the interests of transparency, here’s some background regarding my involvement in Saint John affairs. (Last update: 2012-03-15.)

Volunteer roles

Discover Saint John (on behalf of City of Saint John) — Board Director

Time commitment: ~4 hrs/month

Compensation: None

Duration: 2012-01 to 2014-01

Saint John Emergency Management Organization — Advisory Committee member

Time commitment: ~1 hr/month

Compensation: None

Duration: 2011-06-01 to 2013-06-01

Saint John Planning Advisory Committee — member

Time commitment: ~8 hrs/month

Compensation: None

Duration: 2012-03-01 to 2014-03-01

Saint John PlanSJ Citizen Advisory Committee — member

Effort: 250 hrs

Compensation: None

Duration: 2010-01-15 to 2011-12-15

Saint John Animal Rescue League — Board Director/Secretary

Effort: 600 hrs

Compensation: None

Duration: 2009-01-10 to 2010-09-15

New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization — District Communications Officer

Effort: 60 hrs

Compensation: None

Duration: 2009-01-10 to 2011-01-10

Emergency Communications (ECOM/ARES) Saint John — volunteer and/or Emergency Coordinator

Effort: 350 hrs

Compensation: None

Duration: 2003-06-01 to 2011-01-10

River Valley Ground Search and Rescue — volunteer, Training Officer, other roles

Effort: 300 hrs to date.

Compensation: None

Duration: 2003-03-15 to current

Dr. David Stephen Memorial Foundation — Recording Secretary

Effort: 25 hrs

Compensation: None

Duration: 2010-04-26 to 2011-01-24

 

Ad hoc volunteer work

Assisting in Annual Report development for Saint John Boys and Girls Club. Effort: 5 hrs. Compensation: None. Duration: 2008-2012.

Assisting in Canadian Country Music Awards (Saint John) bid and execution. Effort: 30 hrs. Compensation: None.

Assisting City of Saint John common councillor candidate Peter McGuire with campaign collateral development, website mechanics, etc. Effort: 20 hrs. Compensation: None. Duration: 2012-03.

Assisting in East Coast Music Awards (Saint John). Effort: 20 hrs. Compensation: Access to venues here and there.

Assisting with web presence for Lacrosse NB sports association, and Saint John Lacrosse league. Effort: 30 hrs. Compensation: None. Duration: 2004-2006.

Participation in City of Saint John Vision 2015 public sessions, and followup. 2007. Effort: 20 hrs. Compensation: None.

Assisting City of Saint John Mayor’s Executive Assistant with communications software setup and production. Effort: 5 hrs. Compensation: None. Duration: 2011-01 to 2012-04.

Assisting with Sisters of Charity events, assorted. Effort: 20 hrs. Compensation: None. Duration: 2003-2004.

Developing Emergency Telecommunications training guide for general ECOM use (Canada/New Brunswick). Effort: 150 hrs. Compensation: None. Duration: 2004-2006.

Participation in Alberta Emergency Management Agency Fire and Emergency Services Training Initiative (FESTI), with NBEMO tie-in. Effort: 40 hrs. Compensation: None. Duration: 2010-2011.

Planned: Assisting new animal welfare network for the Saint John region, pending.

 

Total effort (2002-current): ~1905 hrs

Contracts and professional arrangements related to City of Saint John affairs

None.

Conflicts of interest

Actual

None.

Dispositioned

Wife currently works in Communications at City of Saint John. No dependency on City of Saint John volunteer roles. No direct reporting. Disclosed to all relevant parties.

Acquaintances and familiars working in the tourism industry in Saint John. No conflict of interest with DSJ Board position. Disclosed to Board chair.

Past roles in emergency telecommunications in Saint John, and with NB EMO. No conflict of interest with role on SJEMO advisory committee. Disclosed to committee.

Additional information

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