Director Since: 2023
Daniel Drexler is a community-minded professional with a well-rounded background in municipal government, economic development and information technology.
Daniel holds an Advanced Certificate in Local Government Administration from Capilano University and a Certificate in Local Government Service Delivery from the BC Board of Examiners. He is an expert in Microsoft systems, with experience as a Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist since 2000, and as a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA).
Daniel works for the City of Grand Forks as Corporate Officer & Manager of Information Technology where he manages information technology assets and is responsible for all legislative and corporate functions. His department is responsible for City communications and marketing and contributes to economic development projects, risk evaluation, and drafting bylaws and policies.
Daniel is also an entrepreneur, having owned and operated Drexler Computer Systems Ltd. for 11 years. His company provided technical services for client servers, networks, and computers as well as IT support and consulting for industrial, municipal, small and medium businesses, educational institutions, and community members.
An active volunteer in the Boundary region, Daniel served as a board member of Community Futures Boundary for five years—a non-profit which supports and leads economic development projects and helps to build a healthy economy in the Boundary region. Daniel was honoured as Volunteer of the Year by Community Futures Boundary in 2013.
Daniel also spent two years as a board member of the Grand Forks Chamber of Commerce, and he served on the Grand Forks Credit Union Board for 7 years prior to the merger when he joined the Board of Gulf & Fraser.