I have worked very hard in my years of public service to always put respect for the Taxpayer foremost. That is my personal accomplishment; all other accomplishments are the result of a team effort between fellow Council members, staff and the citizens of Chatham -Kent.

Education / Experience

  • Graduate, John McGregor Secondary School

  • University of Western Ontario, Bachelor of Arts (BA) Political Science

  • University of Western Ontario, Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

  • McGill University, School of Business, Advanced Finance Program

  • Queens University School of Business, Executive Business Admin

  • Kent County School Trustee - 3 years

  • Chatham Alderman - 12 years

  • Chatham-Kent Councillor- 14 years

Community Involvement

  •  As a volunteer:
    • President of the Rotary Club
    • President of the Kent Law Association
    • Library Trustee
    • Heart and Stroke Association Director
    • Cancer Society canvasser
    • Hospital fund raiser
    • Volunteer at Thamesview Lodge
    • Minor hockey and figure skating volunteer
    • Active in church and various other charitable activities
  • In elected capacity:
    • School Trustee
    • Alderman
    • Councillor
    • Chairman of Economic Development
    • Budget Chair
    • Chairman Council in the Whole
    • Police Commission Chairman and service on various other committees and boards