I was born on December 12, 1941 at Calgary Alberta. My Father was born and raised in Calgary and my Mother in Huxley, Alberta. I married my wife, Carol, in June 1984. Carol was raised in the Craigmyle area, attended high school in Delia and we have four children.
I was educated in Calgary, having attended high school at Crescent Heights. I then continued on with my education and took two years of Radio Electronics at SAIT. After school, I went on to work in the printing trade for 41 years and owned my own print shop for the last ten of those years in Sicamous, British Columbia. During eight of those years I was a member of the Sicamous Chamber of Commerce, serving as Vice President from 1996 to 1998 and President from 1998 to 2002.
We purchased our home in Delia in September 2009. Since moving to Delia, I have been a member of the Delia AG Society, serving as Online Reservations Manager for the Delia Community Campground. I served as the President of Delia in Bloom (Communities in Bloom) 2015 when we won 5 blooms taking first place in the Competitive Division for communities with a population of 1-500.
Served as Mayor of Delia for 6 years from October 2017 to October 2023’ stepping down due to my health. Since 2019 I have served as the Village of Delia’s Representative for: Community Futures Big Country, elected Vice-Chair of CFBC in 2020 and Drumheller and District Seniors Foundation in 2019, were I serve as Vice-Chair, I also serve on the steering committee for the Sunshine/Hillview Lodge expansion project.