John Rizzuti is a lifelong educator distinguished by his ability to connect with people, help others and get jobs done. Mr Rizzuti is a former School Principal and business owner. He is currently a Risk Management Consultant and President of a group of private companies. Mr Rizzuti is a Charter Member, Past President and Honourary Lifetime Member of the BC Principals' and Vice Principals' Association. His interests in Employment Contract Negotiation, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Governance lead him to earn certificates in Basic Negotiation from Harvard Law School; Gary Friedman's Fundamentals of Mediation; and, Police Boards Program from the Institute of Corporate Directors and the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management. He has received various recognition citations as a speaker, training facilitator and conference planner. His community service includes the Victoria Festival Society, Children’s Museum of Victoria Association, Gordon Head Ratepayers Association, National Ovarian Cancer Association and BC Cancer Agency Vancouver Island Foundation. Mr Rizzuti holds both a Masters of Education and Bachelor of Education from the University of Victoria.