I arrived in Sicamous in 1981, working as a marine mechanic. With two partners, we built and operated The Marina.
I sold my marina share in 1992 and bought the Sicamous Mini-Mall.
I started and operated Sicamous Water Taxi. I am now retired.
I was first elected to council in 1993. I served two terms as mayor. After being defeated in 2005, I re-entered politics, serving two terms as a councillor.
I lived in Prince Rupert for 18 years, working as a teacher. I was born and raised on the Prairies, and took my teacher training in the U.S.