The Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC), a national professional association since 1968 representing approximately 800 economic development professionals is pleased to congratulate Mr. Ray Proulx, Economic Development Officers, Ec.D., District of Tumbler Ridge, Tumbler Ridge, BC, for having been granted EDAC?s professional designation of, Certificated Economic Developer (Ec.D.).
By doing so, Ray Proulx, Ec.D. joins more than 158 of his colleagues who have successfully completed EDAC?s stringent certification program, which is granted to EDAC members once all certification criteria has been met including recognized training, practical experience and both oral and written examinations.
This designation along with a requirement of recertification every three years, will establish and maintain a uniform and professional basis for all Canadians employed in this field and will generate support from industry and governments.