William R. Cottick
Victoria, British Columbia
» Appointed to a part-time term of four years on February 21, 2018.
Mr. Cottick is a lawyer practicing corporate/commercial, transportation and administrative law in Victoria, BC, and a member of the Health Professions Review Board of British Columbia. He holds a bachelor of laws degree from the University of British Columbia, a master of laws degree from the London School of Economics, an MBA from Ivey Business School, and a diploma in air and space law from the London Institute of World Affairs. He has held senior legal executive positions at Wardair International, Laidlaw Inc. (owner of Greyhound Bus Lines throughout North America), Jannock Limited, and most recently at BC Ferries, where he was executive vice president and general counsel. Mr. Cottick was also legal counsel to the Moshansky Commission of Inquiry into the Air Ontario crash at Dryden, Ontario, and holds a Canadian pilot licence. Active in his community, he is a governor with the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires, and a member of the Advisory Board of Blue Bridge Theatre Company. Mr. Cottick is a recipient of the Financial Post/ZSA Western Canada General Counsel Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in the transportation sector and corporate governance.