Born in Moncton NB, moved to Yarmouth County in 1970
Educated at Yarmouth High School, Burridge Campus – Graduating with Radio and Color TV repair certificate. Nova Scotia Institute of Technology – Achieving Interprovincial Automotive Repair Technician Certification. Numerous training and management courses.
Achieved a Commercial Aircraft Pilot License with a Multi-engine licence and a float rating. Holder of an Advanced Amateur Radio Licence, Have been a authorized examiner for the issue of restricted radio licenses. Achieved Black badge for competitive shooting at Scotia Sportsman Association.
Current member of the Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce, Canadian Owners and Pilots Association, Canadian Federation of Independent Business, Tri-County Flying Association.
Director and race director at Nova Scotia Drag Racers Association in Queens Co. Approx 14 years
Director of The Yarmouth Arts Regional Council. Approx 8 years,
President of The Yarmouth Arts Regional Council. 2 years
Chairman World Jr. A Hockey Challenge 2012 and 2013
Board member on the Yarmouth Area Industrial Commission Port Authority
Board member Yarmouth International Airport Commission
Board member Yarmouth International Airport Corporation
Acting manager Yarmouth International Airport for approx 17 years
Co-owner and V.P Operations of Tri-Star Industries Ltd for 25 years. Retired Dec 2015. Worked with NS department of Health to design and implement the current Ambulance System. Worked with foreign countries to implement an Ambulance system including attendant training.
Member of management team for a group of 11 companies of Group Marketing Co-ordinates
General Manager of GM Automobile dealership
General Manager of Honda Car and Motorcycle dealership
President of Yarmouth Jr. A Mariners Hockey Team - Governor of the Maritime Hockey League
President of Tri-Star Charters Inc ( bus and motor coach transportation )
President of Brunswick Lanes
I have been married to my wonderful wife Lynda for 43 years and have 2 fantastic children daughter Carlynn 39 and son Barrett 36.
Love animals and we have 3 dogs, Spike, Bandit and Sugar, 2 cats Bella and Harley.