ELMER GERALD WIENS

204-5555 Balsam St.
Vancouver, B.C.
V6M 4B5

(604) 263-3499        
egwiens@egwald.ca

I worked as an economist for the federal and provincial governments, and lectured in economics at the college and university levels (on student/faculty committee as a student, faculty committees as a lecturer). Furthermore, I worked in the computer field for the City of Vancouver and the District of Surrey. This experience along with my involvement in various executive positions with a political party gives me an intimate knowledge of government at all levels.

Skills and Strengths:
      a. researching and developing plans and policies,
      b. writing and presenting position papers,
      c. evaluating the costs and benefits of proposals,
      d. conducting meetings,
      e. facilitation and participation on committees,
      f. governance of organizations,
      g. long time association with neighbourhood community centres.


Web Designer, Government Economist, Systems Analyst, Operations Research Analyst, Computer Programmer, College Lecturer and University Professor in Economics and Mathematics, Private Business Person, Writer, Consulting Economist.

Updated skills in research writing, computer programming and languages at the University of British Columbia.

Present Work: Web Site Design: Working on contracts specializing in web site design, construction and maintenance. Web sites feature DHTML and PHP programming, integrated with custom designed MYSQL databases.

Check my popular web site, Egwald Web Services http://www.egwald.ca, for online work in Economics, Statistics, Operations Research, Mathematics, and English Compositions.


Professional Experience

Government Economist

Government of British Columbia, Victoria

Ministry of Industry and Small Business Development
B.C. Industrial Policy, Speech Writer,
General Policy Analysis, B.C./Canada Macro-Micro Analysis,
Federal/Provincial Policy

Ministry of Health,
Policy, Planning and Legislation, Hospital Cost Models

Central Statistics Bureau,
Input-Output Models, Inter-provincial / International Trade Models

Government of Canada, Ottawa

Department of Energy, Mines and Resources / Indian and Northern Affairs
Research Grant: Economist, Petro-Canada: An Instrument of Government Policy

Department of Consumer and Corporate Affairs
Bureau of Competition Policy, Private Contract: Economist

Systems Analyst / Computer Programmer

City of Vancouver, Computer Services, Dept. of Finance
City Hall, Vancouver, B.C.

Corp. of the District of Surrey, Data Processing Dept.
Municipal Hall, Surrey, B.C.

Operations Research Analyst

Canada Packers, Operations Research
Department, Toronto, Ontario

Ontario Hydro, Research Division
Toronto, Ontario

University Professor / Lecturer

University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C.
Department of Economics,
Lecturer: Advanced Economic Theory

Malaspina College, Nanaimo, B.C.
Social Sciences / Business Administration,
Economics Instructor: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania, Department of Economics,
Social Sciences, Visiting Lecturer: Macroeconomics

University of California, Los Angeles,
California. Department of Economics,
Visiting Assistant Professor:
Microeconomics, International Economics

Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
Department of Economics,
Assistant Professor: Mathematical Economics, Operations Research,
Macroeconomics, International Economics

University of British Columbia
Department of Economics,
Lecturer: Macroeconomics,
Department of Mathematics,
Lecturer: Calculus and Analytic Geometry

Publications / Working Papers / Interactive Online Models


Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Economics, November 15, 1975

U.B.C.

Master of Science, Mathematics, May 31, 1969

U.B.C.

Bachelor of Science, Honours Mathematics, Class 1, May 31, 1967

U.B.C.

              UBC Transcript                     UVIC Transcript                   Ph.D. Thesis


Citizen's Service

Community

Mennonite Historical Society of BC: Member of the Board of Directors, 2011 -

Kerrisdale Community Centre Society: Member of the Board of Directors, 2008-2010
           Committees: Centre Programs, Finance, and 2010 Olympics and Paralympics

Hospital

Volunteer & Member of the Auxiliary to B.C.'s Children's Hospital, 1991-2012
Society Member and Volunteer, Juan de Fuca Hospital, Victoria, 1986-1991

Political

Director, Vancouver Quilchena Provincial Liberal Association
Liberal Provincial Candidate, Victoria-Hillside Constituency, October 17, 1991
President, Victoria-Hillside Provincial Liberal Association
Director, Victoria Provincial Liberal Association
Policy & Membership Chair, Esquimalt-Port Renfrew Provincial Liberal Association

Treasurer, Saanich-Gulf Islands Federal Liberal Association
Membership Chair, Saanich-Gulf Islands Federal Liberal Association
Director, Saanich-Gulf Islands Federal Liberal Association


   

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