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 – Mex’s 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