This recipient of the 2008 Don LaBerge award is Mr. James Downie.
James has a Technology Diploma in Chemical Sciences from BCIT. He is a RAQQSA assessor and has been an assessor with CAEAL since 1997, performing over 40 assessments - half of them as a lead assessor. James also served on the Board of Directors from 2003-2005, serving as President in 2004. His areas of expertise include Trace and Ultra Trace Metals Analysis, Quality Management Systems and Laboratory Management. James is currently an industry consultant.