John Watson

John Watson is the Executive Director for the Comox Valley Economic Development Society which was established in 1988 as an arms-length body to lead and deliver economic development and tourism service delivery for the Comox Valley Regional District, the City of Courtenay, the Town of Comox and the Village of Cumberland.  John has been with the Society since 1998 and is a certified economic development professional accredited with the Economic Development Association of Canada (EDAC).  Originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, John has held numerous positions with Economic Development Associations and is a Past President of the BC Economic Developers Association. He currently sits as incoming President of EDAC.