A licenced lawyer of 27 years, Dave Schioler has spent the last 17 years as an executive with various Canadian business interests, including his current contract position as CEO of the Building Officials Association of British Columbia (BOABC), and his preceding role serving for 12 years from 2005-2017 as CEO (& General Counsel) of the Insurance Brokers Association of Manitoba (IBAM). An accomplished public speaker, Dave is well recognized for his outstanding work and success in political and industry advocacy – and in business leadership and general management. An “Associate” of the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba, Dave is involved in many business, professional and community activities, including current service as Chair of the Riverview Health Centre Capital Campaign, (having successfully raised the $10million necessary to construct a new Alzheimer’s & Dementia Unit), and past service as a Board Director on the Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Corporation, as Chair of Legal Aid Manitoba, and as a Director on the Boards of Special Olympics International Council, Special Olympics Canada, Special Olympics Manitoba, Deer Lodge Hospital, St. James-Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce and other organizations. In 2010, the Prime Minister appointed Dave to Canada’s National Parole Board. Throughout 2006 – 2012, Dave was featured with his IBAM executive teams in the Winnipeg SUN’s “Manitoba Profiles in Business Excellence”. Dave is also a former professional hockey player and currently a long time member of the renowned & community oriented Winnipeg Steelers Hockey Club. Dave holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Queen’s University Smith School of Business, a Juris Doctor degree from Dalhousie (Schulich) Law School and Bachelor of Arts (HONOURS – Political Studies) and Bachelor of Education degrees, both from the University of Manitoba. A four time Manitoba Provincial “Sports Excellence” award winner, Dave for a number of years coached his sons’ hockey teams in Winnipeg. Dave was born in Montreal, Quebec. He is married to Sharon Clarke from Belfast, Northern Ireland – and together they have three sons: Jordan, Connor & Dane.