Bud Smith

Bud Smith, QC, is a businessman and former practising lawyer who has served in public office as MLA for Kamloops as Regional Economic Development Minister and as Attorney General of British Columbia. Mr. Smith was born in Kamloops in May of 1946. He received his B.A. from the University of Victoria in 1970 and his L.L.B. from the University of British Columbia in 1974. He has been a member of the Law Society of British Columbia since May, 1975. He was Principal Secretary to the Premier of British Columbia (1983-1986). He was MLA for Kamloops (1986-1991) and a Cabinet Minister (1988-1991). Mr Smith is currently president of Mejia Property Inc. and YKA Travelwise Kamloops Ltd., Chairman of christopher James gold Corp., and director of Urban systems Ltd. He has served as a Director of the BC Development Corporation, Canada Post Corporation, and several private-sector reporting companies.