Susan Medville, M.A., member of Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals, is the Secretary for British Columbia Association of Heritage Professionals and is the Principal of Mountain Heritage Consulting. As the proprietor of Mountain Heritage, she is a historian, cultural resource specialist and heritage and museum planner. With Mountain Heritage she has served as a heritage consultant for the Squamish Lillooet Regional District, Area A, working with the remote community to manage their many heritage resources. She has worked with other communities in British Columbia including Whistler, New Denver, Golden, Creston, Trail, Castlegar, Terrace and the Tsal’alh and Sekw’elwas First Nations to address heritage conservation issues. Recent urban projects have included heritage conservation plans and SOSs in Vancouver for residential re-developments. Prior to establishing Mountain Heritage, she worked with Commonwealth Historic Resource Management Limited. Past projects with Commonwealth included completing numerous SOSs for buildings in the Cities of New Westminster and Vancouver and historical research and exhibit design for the re-development of Woodward’s in Vancouver. She worked as a researcher to Harold Kalman, Ph.D. on his books Heritage Planning, Principles and Process and Exploring Vancouver, The Essential Architectural Guide. She is a graduate from Colorado State University’s Public History Program, with an emphasis in Historic Conservation.
MA Public HistoryExpertise History, Museums Profession Historian, Planner Chapter British Columbia and the Yukon