The North Salt Spring Waterworks District (NSSWD) is pleased to announce that Don Pickle joined the NSSWD as District Manager on July 5, 2021.
“On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I am delighted to welcome Mr. Pickle to the district. He brings the combination of leadership experience and technical ability we were seeking to take full advantage of the opportunities before us, and overcome the challenges we face” said Michael McAlister, NSSWD Chair. “I would also like to thank the staff at the district for their dedication to our ratepayers during the nearly six months we have been without a district manager.”
Mr. Pickle was selected by the Board of Trustees after a cross-Canada search. He brings over 25 years of experience in the public sector including service as the chief administrative officer in three northern Canadian communities, and manager of public works and utilities in Invermere, BC and Jasper, AB.
Mr. Pickle has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta and has held water and wastewater Environmental Operators Certificates in both BC and Alberta.
“I am excited to be joining the district and am looking forward to working with the board and staff to best serve our ratepayers and contract customers,” said Mr. Pickle. “It is a special opportunity for me to apply the leadership and technical skills I have while enjoying life on Salt Spring.”