John Hawkings

John Hawkings is the Director of Recreation Sites and Trails BC, a branch of the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. Prior to taking on the Director Role in early 2015, John was the Provincial Trails Manager for the same branch since 2007. John led the development of the Trails Strategy for British Columbia. Prior to joining the Ministry in 2007, John spent much of the previous 15 years involved in forest-based recreation planning and implementation throughout the Sea to Sky Corridor in both the public and private sector and also worked for 3 years in various US National Parks.