Position: Western Region Representative, TrainCan
Biography: Domenic Losito graduated from BCIT in 1974 and became certified as a public health inspector (aka environmental health officer) in July 1974. He earned his BBA from SFU in 1987 and completed his MBA in 1993 at UBC.
Domenic began his career as a public health inspector with Vancouver City Health and worked his way up the ranks as a noise specialist, supervisor, Assistant Director and eventually Regional Director of Health Protection with Vancouver Coastal Health. One of his most cherished professional achievements was to work with Dr. Blatherwick to introduce ground-breaking secondhand smoke regulations.
He has also taken time to teach environmental health students at BCIT part time, chaired several successful Environmental Health conferences, and with his wife Debra, published the Environmental Health Review, the professional journal of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors, for 14 years. He retired from public service in May 2010, after a successful 36 years of public service! Domenic has been Traincan’s Western Region representative in B.C. since 2010.