Regional Government

Michael Brydon

Michael Brydon has represented Electoral Area “F” (West Bench, Faulder, Okanagan Lake West) since 2008.  During his time on the RDOS Board he has also sat on the Okanagan Basin Water Board and served as Chair of the Okanagan-Similkameen Hospital District.  His board experience outside the RDOS includes First West Credit Union and the organizing committee for the 2016 BC Winter Games.

Michael is currently an associate professor in the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver.  His primary research interest is the interaction of information technology and decision making.  He is also actively involved in start-up companies seeking to commercialize his research.  He holds bachelor and masters degrees in engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada and a doctorate in business administration from the University of British Columbia.

Michael is married to Stephanie (née McKay) who also grew up in Penticton and works as a nurse in Integrated Health Programs.  Together they have three children: Greg, Chloe, and Sophie.