Jackson elected Bencher for Cariboo

William Jackson, Crown Counsel in Dawson Creek, was elected a Bencher for Cariboo District in a November 15 by-election, to replace Richard Gibbs, QC whose service as a Bencher and President completes at the end of 2002. Mr. Jackson's term begins on January 1, 2003 and ends on December 31, 2003, at the same time as the terms of all other Benchers.

Mr. Jackson has served as a director of the CBA (Saskatchewan Branch), a member of the Real Estate Advisory Board to the Master of Titles of the CBA (Saskatchewan Branch) and a director of the BC Crown Counsel Association. He is currently a member of the Criminal Justice Branch Policy Revision Committee and the Criminal Justice Branch Law Reform Advisory Committee.

Mr. Jackson's community commitments include service on the Dawson Creek Violence Against Women in Relationships Committee and the Executive Committee of the Dawson Creek Community Resource Network on Elder Abuse, and as an instructor of criminology and history at Northern Lights Community College.