Born in Montreal and raised in Clarkson, the Clearview and East Lake neighbourhoods in Oakville have been my home with my wife, Susan, and our family for 27 years. Susan is a recently retired Vice-Principal in Mississauga, and our children, Lesley, Elizabeth, and Matthew, attended Chisholm and E.J. James Public Schools and Oakville Trafalgar High School.
Over a 30 year period, I held management and advertising sales positions with the Toronto Star. As Chairman and Director of the Retail Advertising and Marketing Club of Canada, I worked closely with industry leaders to address industry concerns and to provide educational forums with a unique Canadian perspective. As Chairman and Director of the StarNews Credit Union, my focus was on fiscal guardianship.
Oakville Town Council
As Ward 3 Town Councillor, I have the opportunity to serve on the following committees:
Heritage Oakville Advisory Committee
Downtown Oakville BIA Board of Management
Community Services Committee
Accessibility Advisory Committee
Community Spirit Awards Committee
I am a strong believer in the contributing to the community and caring for others, Over the years, I have been involved in numerous organizations and community activities including the following: