Godfrey, Jim

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Godfrey, Jim

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fl. 1977-present


Jim Godfrey was the Chief Administrative Officer for the Resort Municipality of Whistler from 1996 to 2005 and the Executive Director of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. In his role as administrative officer, he helped develop and implement strategies for the long-term success and sustainability of Whistler, such as the Whistler 2002 plan, the Whistler Environmental Strategy, and Whistler2020. As a member of the Vancouver Bid Corporation, he was instrumental in securing Whistler's role as host mountain for the 2010 Winter Games. He further contributed to the Games by serving as a director on the Board of the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC), Chair of the Sustainability and Human Resources Committee, and a member of the Finance Committee.

Other organizations to which Godfrey has contributed include One Whistler, the Whistler Sport Legacies Society, Lift Philanthropy Partners, Tourism Whistler, and the Whistler Housing Authority. He has won the Willis Award for Innovation from the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators, the CH2M Hill Sustainable Community Award from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, the Fraser Institute's Economy in Government Competition, and the RMOW's Freedom of Municipality award.

Godfrey is currently a principal with Interplay Consulting Inc., a small firm providing management services for local governments, post-secondary educational institutions, not-for-profits, and the private sector.


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Principal with Interplay Consulting Inc. (2011-present)
Executive Director for 2010 Winter Games (2005-2010)
Founding committee member of One Whistler
Board of Directors member for the Whistler Sport Legacies Society
Board member of Lift Philanthropy Partners
Member of Tourism Whistler
Founding board member of the Whistler Housing Authority
Chief Administrative Officer for the Resort Municipality of Whistler (1996-2005)
Administrator for the Township of Langley (1981-1996)
Director of Parks and Recreation for the District of Maple Ridge (1977-1981)

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March 10, 2019




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