For forty years, Garry Watson has been an integral part of Whistler’s community. He is a man whose efforts have enhanced the experience of Whistler as a place to play, and a place to reside. Considered a founding father of Whistler, Garry Watson served three terms as a councilor, as well as on the Board of the Squamish – Lillooet Regional District, the Whistler Health Care Foundation, the Community Foundation of Whistler, the Board of Variance and the recent School Tax Initiative. Garry has been part of every Whistler Olympic bid committee since 1961. Garry continues to serve with energy and distinction for positive change in the resort community of Whistler.
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