BC Rural Network

Richard Toperczer
Richard is the Regional Manager, Economic Development for the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training, located in Vernon, BC. He is an ex-officio Board Member.
In his capacity as a Regional Manager, he works closely with communities to build their economic development capacity, transition their economies and help them capture opportunities for growth. Richard’s background is in natural resource development for both the private and public sectors and has extensive experience in conflict resolution, mediation, facilitation and stakeholder engagement.