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Mr. Dave Formosa

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Board Member

Powell River Chamber of Commerce

Employment History

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Past President Dave Formosa ..., 20 Aug 2015 [cached]
Past President Dave Formosa - Davic Powell Lake Marina/Shinglemill Bistro & Pub Mayor of Powell River
Vancouver Island Coastal Trust - board oversees government grants funding for business grants, 28 June 2009 [cached]
Dave Formosa of currrently serves as President of the Powell River Chamber of Commerce. He is also active with a number of community groups and serves as a director on the boards of the Powell River Hospital Foundation and the Bruce Denniston Bone Marrow Society.
Powell River, 30 Jan 2013 [cached]
Mayor David Formosa
Dave Formosa was born and raised in Powell River, and has lived there all his life. He and his wife, Laurie, also born and raised in Powell River, have four children, all of whom have worked or are still working in the family businesses.
Dave has been an award winning entrepreneur since 1979, managing and owning more than 15 private companies. Most of his current business activity is centered on diversified retail and other interests such as transportation, real estate development and rental properties, marina's, the hospitality industry, and venture capital interests. He has been the director of public companies since 1987. In February 2008, he was appointed by the provincial government as a director of the Island Coastal Economic Trust which, with a budget of $50,000,000, reviews projects and allocates matching funding to municipalities, cities and certain private groups where the economic impact is designed to affect entire regions.
Dave is past-president of the PR Chamber of Commerce, member-at-large and past vice-president of the PR Hospital Foundation, founding director and past-secretary/treasurer of the Bruce Denniston Bone Marrow Society, former founding director of the PR Regional Economic Development Society, served as director and president of the Sunshine Coast/Powell River BC Liberal Riding Association. He works in a volunteer capacity as director for Sliammon Development Corporation, a company incorporated to engage in and oversee economic opportunities for the Sliammon First Nation. In addition, Dave was a founding director of PRSC Land Developments Ltd, a company owned 1/3 by Sliammon Development Corporation, 1/3 by Powell River Waterfront Development Corporation (of which the City of Powell River is the sole shareholder), and 1/3 by 0606890 BC Ltd (a Catalyst Paper Corporation) He has served at various times on the executive of the Knights of Columbus, a Roman Catholic men's service organization.
In November 2008, Dave was elected to serve a three year term as city councillor for the City of Powell River and in November 2011 he was elected as the Mayor of Powell River.
Sliammon Chief and Council, 21 Jan 2006 [cached]
Dave Formosa
Mr. Formosa is the Director and Vice President of the Powell River General Hospital Foundation, which he joined in 1999; and a Director of Texas Gas and Oil, having been its President since 1987 through 2002.
Mr. Formosa was a founding Director of the Bruce Dennison Bone Marrow Society, an International charity for the unrelated Bone Marrow registry program; as well as a founding Director of the Powell River Regional Economic Development Society from its conception, and is still presently serving as an active Director and Chair of one of the four pillars of Economic Interest within the Economic Business Plan of the Powell River Region.
Mr. Formosa has been Vice President of the Sunshine Coast Liberal Riding association; a Director and Signatory of the Sliammon Development Corporation; a Director of Gainey Resources, the latter company being actively involved in the collection of discarded electronic products and recycling 100% of this waste product for the value of the incorporated precious metals, etc.; a Director of Consolidated Newen Enterprises Inc., a mining company; and a Director of Viavid Broadcasting, a provider of business and financial news webcasting and teleconferencing services to North American markets.
Mr. Formosa has a long and diversified range of experience in the public sector of the business environment, starting in 1987 when he took his first company public from start to finish.Since that time, he has been involved in reverse takeovers, mergers, acquisitions, contract negotiations, and financings in which he has personally raised millions of dollars for the companies with which he has been involved.
PRSC Ltd Board of Directors, 3 Mar 2009 [cached]
Dave Formosa (Tees'kwat Land Holdings Ltd)
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