Davey Tree Expert Company
Pat has more than 4o years of experience in the Arboriculture and Green industries, including as an instructor and speaker. Pat is the Vice President of Safety & Employee Development for Davey Tree Expert Company. He joined Davey Tree in 1986 and held various field and management positions relating to leadership, policy development, quality assurance, human resources and more.
Pat held various field and management positions until his appointment in 2018 as Vice President of Safety & Employee Development, overseeing Davey’s Occupational Health & Safety Program throughout Canada and managing all issues related to Workers’ Compensation and Provincial OH&S regulations. Pat has earned his designation as a Certified Tree Care Safety Professional (CTSP)
Pat is a Certified Utility Arborist, starting his career in Arboriculture in 1975; he joined Davey Tree in 1986. Pat is a past instructor for the Electrical Industry Training Institute Certified Utility Arborist Level 1 & 2 Technical Training. He also instructed utility tree worker safety at the Industrial Vegetation Management Association of Alberta and Olds College.
Pat is the Past Chair of the BC Utility Arborist Trade Advisory Committee, Director of the Western Utility Arborist Association, and Past Vice-Chair and Past Chair of HortEducationBC. Pat promotes regulation awareness, training standards, and education for the Arboriculture and Horticulture Industries throughout the Canadian Provinces.