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Here's a bit about where I've been involved....

Notable Achievements:


  • Awarded Canada 125 Certificate of Merit as an Outstanding Canadian Citizen from Nanaimo Canada Day Council in 1992

  • Over 100 blood donations to Canadian Blood Services

  • Medals Chair for Nanaimo 2002 B.C. Summer Games

  • Sergeant-at-Arms for Nanaimo 2014 B.C. Summer Games

  • Victoria marathon 2004 & 2007, Vancouver marathon 1984, New York Marathon 1995

  • Developer of Fair Play Codes for Nanaimo Minor Baseball, 1992

  • Co-founder of Nanaimo Pony League mini-soccer concept, 1978

  • Coach of the Year, Nanaimo Youth Soccer, 1981

  • Named as Honourary Lifetime Member of Nanaimo Youth Soccer

  • Named to Nanaimo Curling Club’s Honour Roll for outstanding contributions

  • Awarded Canada Celebration 88 Certificate of Merit in recognition of contributions to the community

  • Served as president or executive member of Nanaimo Curling Club, Nanaimo Lawn Bowling Club, Nanaimo Youth Soccer, Nanaimo Minor Baseball, Nanaimo Baseball Umpires’ Association, Nanaimo Basketball Referees’ Association, Nanaimo Soccer Referees’ Association

  • Recipient of 2014 Sport B.C. Community Sport Hero Award


Civic Experience - Committees and Commissions:


  • Four years as City Councillor for the City of Nanaimo

  • Three years as Vice-Chair for the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN)

  • Three years on Nanaimo Parks, Recreation and Culture Commission

  • Chair, Nanaimo Parks, Recreation and Wellness Committee

  • Chair, Harewood Dry Floor Facility Committee

  • Protocol Committee, Nanaimo 2014 B.C. Summer Games

  • Seven years on Nanaimo Sports Hall of Fame Committee

  • Three years on City of Nanaimo Grants Advisory Committee




  • B.A. – University of Victoria, 1973

  • Diploma in Education – University of Victoria, 1974

  • M.A – San Diego State University, 1988

  • Summer Course in Administration – University of British Columbia, 1992


BC Summer Games
2002, 2014
  • Medals Chair for Nanaimo 2002 B.C. Summer Games

  • Sergeant-at-Arms for Nanaimo 2014 B.C. Summer Games

Nanaimo Youth Sports
  • Nanaimo Youth Soccer (Honorary Life Member)

  • Nanaimo Minor Baseball



Nanaimo Adult Sports
  • Nanaimo Curling Club

  • Nanaimo Lawn Bowling Club

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