For nearly 30 years, David Lach was the General Manager of the worker co-operative Baseline Type & Graphics, a developer of the Agency’s information system. David was the first president of CHF BC, a founding director and chair of CHF BC’s Community Housing Land Trust Foundation and a trustee on the Co-operative Housing Stabilization Fund. David served as a director of the BC Central Credit Union (now Central 1) and as a B.C. director on the board of The Co‑operators Group and its subsidiaries. He played a leading role in the B.C. government’s modernization of B.C.’s Co‑operative Association Act.