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Ken MacLeod (1988, 1988-1993, 1993-1994)


Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod was the 11th deputy minister (1988, 1988-1993, 1993-1994). He spent six years as deputy minister over three separate periods. MacLeod trained as an economist in Manitoba and came to B.C. in 1973. He spent two years as a research assistant for the B.C. Conservative Party before joining the Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA) in 1975. He worked for the DMA from 1975 to 1999, and founded the Policy and Research Branch in 1978.

After retirement, MacLeod continued his involvement in public service. He co-chaired an intergovernmental committee on global warming and greenhouse gases, served on the Esquimalt and Victoria police boards, and chaired the board of directors of the Homeowner Protection Office.
 

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Sources

 
“Backgrounder: Board of Director’s Biographies”. Homeowner Protection Office. Ministry of Community, Aboriginal and Women's Services. 20 June 2003. 22 Sept. 2008. <http://www2.news.gov.bc.ca/nrm_news_releases/2003MCAWS0075-000593-Attachment1.htm>
 
“Directory of Agencies”. Ministry of Labour and Citizens’ Services. 22 Sept. 2008. <http://www.fin.gov.bc.ca/BRDO/memView.asp?Member=2893>