DAVID (DAVE) PARKS VE3AV QCWA # 27637
Education / Employment History
1968-1971 Algonquin College School of Business accounting, management, economics, computer programming.
1971-1972 Digital Methods Limited (Ottawa) Computer programming
1972-1973 Microsystems International (Ottawa) Computer programming.
1973-1974 Digital Methods Limited (Ottawa)- Computer programming.
1974-2004 Canadian Government, Ottawa, Moncton, Toronto - various departments Supply Management, Human Resources, Economic Development, Transportation Management, Statistics, Fisheries Research; functions Systems Analysis, Operations Management, Project Development, Internal Audit, Project Management
2005-2009 - Primerica Financial Services- independent agent marketing financial services.
2007-2008 Dial Tax, Inc partner in accounting and book-keeping firm in Ottawa South
2007-2009 Mexs Fresh Cantina partner in family-oriented Tex-Mex restaurant.
2008-2009 Radio Amateurs of Canada Treasurer (volunteer)
2010-2013 - Radio Amateurs of Canada Membership Administrator
2012 History Major, Carleton University, Ottawa
Amateur Radio History
1967 - First licensed. Call signs held VE3GSA, VE1BDV, VE1UM, VE2WPQ, and now VE3AV (from home) and VA2LGQ (from Quebec cottage).
Emergency Communications Officer (volunteer) at Moncton/Riverview/Dieppe (1982-1983)
Member of OARC and served as Groundwave Editor (1973-1974), Secretary (1980-1981), Director (1990-1994) and Vice President (2000-2003).
Member of QCWA and Chapter 70. Served on QCWA 2004 International Convention Organizing Committee (Talk-in). Served as Chapter 70 Treasurer (2005-2006) and President (2007-2008). Presented with QCWA 45 Years Licensed Pin at the May 2012 dinner meeting and "50 years Licensed" Pin and Golden Certificate at the May 2017 inner meeting.
Life member of RAC, ARRL and QCWA
Active on HF and 6 meters WAS, DXCC, and VUCC 6 meters
Biography prepared by VE3XK based on resume from VE3AV Updated 2017-12-05