About

During my business career I have studied, assessed, run and turned around many businesses in many industries. Also during my career, I have served on boards and committees, helping to improve organizations.

Biography

My wife Wanda and I chose to live in Midhurst because we love its rural setting and way of life. We have 4 children of different ages and stages in careers, education and life and enjoy growing with them and as well our 5 grandchildren.

Springwater Township 2014-2018 Council

As Deputy Mayor of Springwater, I started and Chair the Finance and Audit Committee. I am a member of the Fire Services Building Committee, the Midhurst Secondary Plan Environmental Assessment Working Group and Liaison Working Group. I am also a member of the Hillsdale and the Midhurst Community Recreation Associations.

At Simcoe County, I am a County Councillor and Chair of the Simcoe Finance and Audit Committee. During this term, I held the positions of Vice Chair of the Performance Management Section, Vice Chair of Governance Committee and Member of the Striking Committee.

I continue to represent constituents to the best of my abilities and make a difference and I appreciate your feedback and hopefully your ongoing support.

My Platform

  • Fiscal Management

    Utilizing YOUR tax dollars to ensure optimal and sustainable levels of commitment and spending and keeping tax increases to a minimum. Ensuring future growth is paid by tax dollars from that growth.

  • Effective Leadership and Management

    Empowering Council as a TEAM and working with Township and County Council to achieve optimal accomplishments for Springwater.

  • Engaging Youth

    Working with the youth and the younger demographics of OUR Township to understand their perspective and ideas to incorporate into future strategy.

  • Smart Development

    Working with developers to accomplish the right perspective and future results to benefit Springwater in all aspects.

  • Support Agriculture

    Addressing the concerns, needs and issues of farmers to progress implementation of solutions to address them.

  • Community Development

    Working with Council and Staff to achieve significant progress in various community developments within Springwater.

  • Planning Focus

    Working with Council, Staff and County to ensure an optimal Springwater Official Plan development, in conjunction with the County Municipal Comprehensive Review and other proposed legislative changes with respect to planning.

  • Economic Development Initiatives

    Developing and implementing substantial tangible initiatives and results to increase and attract business to Springwater.

  • Effective County Influence

    Being actively involved as a leader within County to increase Springwater’s influence in key areas of progress affecting our Township

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