Dave Symington has had a disability (C5-6 quadriplegic) since a diving accident in 1975.
He has been involved in disability advocacy, program and service development, and community integration for almost 40 years. He has worked extensively in the post secondary education system as a special education coordinator, service provider, policy driver, and awareness and team builder.
Dave co-founded the Vancouver Adapted Music Society with Sam Sullivan some 30 years ago. He sits on numerous boards and committees and is very active in sexual health advocacy, music, sailing, and travel.