*BA in Applied Social Sciences from Concordia University
*MSW from Carleton University.
*Currently, Registrar of the PEI Social Work Registration Board and actively involved in the Canadian Council of Social Work Regulators.
*Currently employed as Executive Director of PEI's Family Violence Prevention Services
*Previously employed throughout his career in front-line and supervisory positions in Child Protection, as well as Provincial Co-ordinator of Adolesent Services for Child and Family Services and Regional Director for Child and Family Services.
*He also held positions as Director of Primary Health Services and Director of Community Services. In these positions he held responsibility for various programs such as Housing, Public Health Nursing, Addiction Services, Speech and Audiology, Community Nutrition, Environmental Health, Dental Health, Provincial Diabetes Program, various Community Health Centers, Disability Support Program, Emergency Measures Organization, Home Care, Child Protection, and Financial Assistance.
*He was also involved in the implementation of the Best Start Program on PEI, which is an early intervention program for at-risk families with children under 3 years of age.
*Currently an active member of the Charlottetown Rotary Club.
*Former Secretary and Vice-President of PEI Association of Social Workers.
*Previously a Board member of Sport PEI, and Vice-Chair of Eastern School Board.
*Past Secretary of Child Poverty PEI committee (which was part of a national campaign)
*Past Chair of a local chapter of the Canadian Council on Children and Youth, and the Canadian Child Welfare Association.
*Past Chair of a Community Board for Project Discovery, an alternative training and employment program for disadvantaged youth. This continues to be used within the School system today.
*Previously President of a local Boys and Girls Club.
*Enjoys photography and a variety of sports.