The F.A.S.T. consulting team is unique both in its diversity of academic and professional backgrounds, and its range and depth of expertise and experience.
Bill Dykstra, CRSP, CHSC
Bill Dykstra is a Safety Specialist with F.A.S.T. He is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), external auditor with BC Forest Safety Council, and the BC Marine Employers Association (BCMEA). Bill is also a Certified Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC) and holds a Certificate in Business Administration from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).
In addition, Bill is an ISO 9001:2000 Lead Auditor, Lead auditor for OHSAS 18001, Certified Construction Safety Officer (CSO), and is a past director of the Lower Mainland Chapter of the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE). Bill is also a very experienced Health and Safety trainer and is currently the trainer of choice to provide COR auditor training for the BCMEA.
Christine Miller, BA (Honours)
Senior Consultant, Special Projects
Christine has been with F.A.S.T. since 2007. She was involved in the development of F.A.S.T.’s Safety Management System and has spearheaded Occupational Health and Safety projects that span the province in both scope and implementation.
Christine earned a Bachelor of Arts with honors specializing in Occupational Psychology. This field is also sometimes referred to as organizational or industrial psychology and is essentially the study of how behaviours and attitudes affect an organization’s performance. She completed her thesis on the topic of behaviors that affect cognitive learning and information retention, at York University in Toronto. While attending York University she worked at the Institute for Social Research where her research and statistical skills were honed.
Before joining F.A.S.T., Christine was the chief of staff for a Member of Provincial Parliament in the Ontario Legislature who served as Parliamentary Assistant to the Ministry of Labour. Her years of community involvement include extensive work with various non-profit organizations and political campaigns. Her experience in both the public and private sector combined with her organizational background, enable her to understand and balance the complex needs of our clients.
Christine recently sat on the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) Expert Working Group for Vulnerable Road Users and was a contributing author to their most recent pedestrian safety recommendations for Canada’s Road Safety Strategy (RSS) 2015.