Rob is a WorkSafe BC certified commercial scuba diver; full cave diver (NACD), and advanced wreck diver, with over 35 years of diving Experience. He is a terrestrial and marine archaeologist, with over 28 years of consulting experience, who
works closely with First Nations and has held to completion, 100s of Heritage Conservation Act (HCA) inspection, investigation, and site alteration permits in all three cultural areas of the province.
Sectors include large and small- scale projects in the residential, transportation and infrastructure, research, hydro-electric energy and mines, land development, forestry, oil and gas and Canadian military sectors.
Kim is a principal and archaeologist at Sea Beneath Marine & Heritage. She has 20 years of consulting archaeology experience in BC. She is a field director and an eligible permit holder in all culture areas of the province.
"I am committed to working collaboratively to meet project objectives and timelines and am equally committed to the protection of First Nations cultural heritage. Upholding these commitments requires integrity, respect, transparency, and careful consideration of stakeholder needs. I understand the big picture, strive for balanced solutions, and honor open, honest, and genuine relationships."
Article 11: In accordance with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP) “Indigenous peoples have the right to practice and revitalize their cultural traditions and customs. This includes the right to maintain, protect and develop the past, present and future manifestations of their cultures, such as archaeological and historical sites, artefacts, designs, ceremonies, technologies and visual and performing arts and literature. States shall provide redress through effective mechanisms, which may include restitution, developed in conjunction with indigenous peoples, with respect to their cultural, intellectual, religious and spiritual property taken without their free, prior and informed consent or in violation of their laws, traditions and customs”. The complete Declaration can be found here: UNDRIP_E_web.pdf