Fred L. Farha, founder, investor, promoter & chairman of Family Nature Parcs IncTM, is pleased and proud to announce the start of inviting a number of academics, respected business and professional persons, advocates of nature, sports and the right of every kid to play, located in various parts of the world, to join our volunteer Advisory Board.I want some of your valuable time, your knowledge and expertise and compassion. In return I promise you a very rewarding feeling of being a part of a new and unique challenging mission of wellness to the world.

SAMUEL COOPER III

Family Nature Parcs is privileged to announce the appointment of SAMUEL COOPER III to its Advisory Board. Sam’s extensive global experience and deep compassion to serve with humility the disadvantaged, coupled with his legal and business expertise, connection and wisdom, Family Nature Parcs is all the more certain, that its mission of wellness through outdoor sport and recreation will be realized. Sam is very passionate about the right of every kid to play, to have fun and to wellness.

Samuel Cooper III is an international lawyer and businessman who has worked for the past 30 years as a senior level executive with a unique combination of unquestionable capabilities and skills.
Sam received a BA from the University of Pennsylvania, studied law at Harvard Law School and was awarded a Law Review Fellowship for exceptional scholarship and potential for scholarly work. He began his career in the Legislative Counsel’s Office in the US House of Representatives where he functioned as a non-partisan technical legal adviser and legislative draftsman to the USA Congress .As a practicing attorney, Sam has set several legal precedents in Federal Courts and in cases involving the US Supreme Court.

Sam supported numerous public service initiatives worldwide and was a leader of the world wide diversity movement at Harvard and a founder and CEO of PCCP (From Potential Conflict to Cooperation Potential) which was instrumental in gaining scholarships for more than 600 disadvantaged students, of all races, in universities and colleges.

As a businessman, Sam accumulated extensive proven experience as a business adviser to Fortune 500 global companies, on strategic planning matters, revenue generation and restructuring guided by market changes in a global economy. Louis Rukeyser named Sam as one of 4 Outstanding Businessmen of the year on his television series, Business Journal.

Sam has founded and/or operated several companies in technology, health and telecom on 4 continents. He served as CEO at Medlink Hospital Center on Capitol Hill DC. He was a principal and director of Bright Spark Technologies South Africa, the company that invented “Mimic” second generation manipulation software, which won a Cannes Film Festival Finalist Award for technology.
Sam is also a founder and former co-chairman of Imbros Wireless USA and Australia. The company that developed wireless secure transaction technology and devices currently used by the US Navy worldwide.

Sam served as a corporate strategy adviser to Michael Bloomberg and to Bloomberg (UK), acted as business advisor to Eskom (the largest electrical utility on the African continent) and to URTNA TV and radio broadcasters in 51 countries. He also advised the United Nations team on water purification. Sam was lead business adviser to CBS Inc. on financial interest and syndication and to COMSAT on DBS.

Sam and Fred Farha the founder, investor, promoter and Chairman of Family Nature Parcs Inc. are business associates and friends for more than 25 years.

Dr. IAIN GRAY

Family Nature Parcs is privileged to announce the appointment of Dr. Iain Gray to its Advisory Board. Iain has extensive global experience and deep compassion to serve with humility the disadvantaged. Coupled with his long brilliant architectural career spanning the four continents and business expertise, connections and wisdom, Family Nature Parcs is all the more certain, that its mission of wellness through outdoor sport and recreation will be realized. Iain cares deeply about nature and the environment. He is very passionate about the right of every kid to play, to have fun and to be well.

Dr. Iain Gray is a world renowned and respected mega-project project manager, professional architect with extensive experience and expertise in planning, design, housing and the construction industries since 1960.

Iain, is the present Chief Foreign Architect and Master Planner for the prestigious South China Architectural Design & Research Institute, based in Guangdong China (SCADRI) with over 400 professionals in 10 cities across China. SCADRI was involve in the planning, design and construction management of more than 20 million sq m of buildings, which included eco-friendly resorts, office buildings, shopping centres, hospitals, hotels, industrial buildings, design and planning of whole communities in China and recently worldwide.

Before that, Iain was Managing Director of KGT Technology, formerly Burchill and Partners (M0 Sdn Bhd) and lived and worked for more than 20 years in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. He headed the company’s domestic and international project division in charge of master planning. He worked as area Manager for Fluor, the famous US engineering company for more than 3 years, and as Senior Project Manager for ATCO Canada in Malaysia, Iraq, Kuwait and Vietnam.

During the period 1976-1990, Iain has been mainly self-employed, taking on assignments from major companies like ATCO and FLUOR including the construction of the massive USD 1.7 billion open cut coal mine, township, road, railway, and coal loading facility with FLUOR Australia, for MOUNT ISA MINES in Queensland Australia. He built a gold mine in Ghana for The BRIELEY Corp. of New Zealand and worked for government bodies including the United Nations.

In Malaysia, he played a very important roles in the development of several multi-million dollars integrated Tourist Resorts and Golf Courses including: Damai Beach Resort, Rebak Island Marina Resort, Saujana Impian, Bukit Kemuning, Tanjung Rhu Integrated International Resort, Integrated Resorts at Port Dickson, Marina Centre and Hotel Labuan, The Mines Resort Sierramas Resort Development, A’FAMOSA. Iain prepared the Labuan Master Plan as well as the 1st Crossing proposal linking Malaysia to Sumatra. More recently he was involved in Malaysia’s new capital Putra Jaya, Sutera Harbour, Karam Bunai, Pantai Manis and Bikit Kinding Resort.

Iain holds several university degrees including, a bachelor of science in survey, a bachelor of science in building technology and architectural planning and a doctor of philosophy (PHD) in tropical low cost housing.

STEVEN C. DOVER

Family Nature Parcs is privileged to announce the appointment of Steven Dover to its Advisory Board. Steve has an extensive public service career with the Government of Canada having served three(3) high-level Ministers daily involved in issues of substance dealing with Major Canadian and international corporations and businesses. Steve’s rich and engaging public and private careers and experiences are valuable inspiration to our management seeking to develop a new one-stop outdoor inclusive multi-sport facility in Canada. Steve cares deeply about nature and the environment. He is very passionate about sports and the right of every kid to play, to have fun and to be well.

Steve, has a very distinguished career in the public sector. He held several senior positions with the Government of Canada that included serving as Chief of Staff to the Minister of Customs & Revenue (1989 – 1993), Chief of Staff to the Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada (1988 – 1989), Special Assistant (Olympics) to the Minister of State for Fitness and Amateur Sport (1984 – 1988) and Special Assistant to the Minister of State for Multiculturalism (1985 -1986)

Steve is a gifted speaker and effective presenter of various causes. For more than 20 years, Steve is on contract as consultant to The Capital Hill Group, one of Canada’s largest and most respected lobbyist groups, engaged in client advocacy, involving business relations, strategy, development and communications. He is Vice-President of Enterprise Solutions Group and Chair of the Global Strategies Group- International Consulting Consortium. Steve was former President of Heritage College and President of Track73 Data Services Ltd.

Steve cares for Canadian and international issues, he is a Key Note Speaker at the Canadian Airports Council Annual Meetings, the Frontier Duty-Free Association, the Tourism Industry Association of Canada, the Government Affairs Practice and the Canadian/American Chamber of Commerce.

Steve is a member of the American Bar Association and the International Council of Shopping Centers (Environmental Committee)