Tadeusz (Tad) Kawecki has 28 years of experience as a self-employed and licensed immigration consultant. During this period he was:
A member of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC), and its predecessor the Canadian Society of Immigration Consultants (CSIC) and the Canadian Migration Institute (CMI).
Further to this, he was a member of the Organization of Professional Immigration Consultants (OPIC) and then the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC). He was elected to the board of directors of both organizations. He served CAPIC as National Director of Policy and Lobbying and was involved in CAPIC BC.
He was an immigration consultant licensing exam question writer.
And, he taught in the immigration program at UBC and Ashton College.
Before becoming an immigration consultant, he was an immigration officer, shift superintendent/senior immigration officer, and intelligence unit coordinator with Canada Immigration.
Prior to that he was a freelance interpreter employed at immigration hearings, immigrant community language worker, trade union spokesperson, Canada Council funded Ph.D. candidate, and academic researcher.
Tad has a BA from McMaster University and an MA from York University, both in political science.