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Barry Donaldson, RSE

Executive Director

Red Seal A level Welder
Provincial TQ Steamfitter
B Gas Endorsement
AWS Weld Inspector CWI
Instructor's Diploma
Forklift Trainer
Foreman Trainer
Medical Gas Trainer
OFA Level 1

(604) 540-1945 (ext. 425)

barry.donaldson@uapicbc.ca

Barry started off as a Red Seal welder in 1976 and during his journey has also acquired his Red Seal in Steel Fabrication and provincial TQ in Steam. He has worked throughout the province in various sectors of the industry including mining, sawmills, pulp mills, gas and LNG refineries, sugar mills and fabricating shops.

He joined the College in 2006 as a welding instructor and helped design the new welding shop when the College relocated to the present site. Taking on more responsibility as time went on he was promoted to his new position as Programme Resource Co-ordinator in 2010.

In his time off has traveled to all four corners of the world. In ’94 he rode his motorcycle down through Central America, over to Columbia, and then down to Argentina. He then sailed across the Atlantic to Poland, from there riding to Jordan. After which he flew to Kenya and then travelled the southern bottom of Africa, returning in ’96.