Professional Recognition & Community Involvement
Economic Developers Association of Canada, Member
Stratford & District Chamber of Commerce, Member, Board of Directors
Stratford Town and Gown Advisory Committee (City of Stratford and the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus)
Animal Welfare Agency of South Central Ontario (AWASCO), Board of Directors.
Stratford & Area Builders Association, Board of Directors. City Liaison Committee Chair.
Stratford Perth Community Foundation, Past Chair Board of Directors.
Junior Achievement of Canada – Grade 7 & 8 Dollars with Sense and Economics for Success, volunteer facilitator.
Canadian Centre for Rural Creativity – Rural Talks to Rural R2R Conference, volunteer.
Stratford and Area Builders’ Association Awards of Distinction – Recipient of the Most Outstanding Contribution to the Community & Area.
Stratford & District Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards – Personal Excellence Nominee.
Ontario Insurance Adjusters Association, Social Member of the Kitchener Waterloo Chapter and London Chapter.
Co-authored monthly technical articles for relevant insurance industry publications.
Canadian Dairy XPO – inaugural Steering Committee; Event Volunteer.
Lambton College, Vice Chair; chair of the programs and services committee.
Academic Background & Affiliations
OMAFRA – Business Retention + Expansion Part 1 and 2.
University of Waterloo, Economic Development Certificate.
Insurance Institute, General Insurance Essentials GIE Level I.
Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists.
Office Health and Safety Representative, JHSC Level 1 Certification.
Terrain and Water Technician, 1994, (Honours), Sir Sandford Fleming College, Lindsay, Ontario.
B.Sc., 1992, Environmental and Resource Science, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario.