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Getting things done for the community!

Brooks resident for the past 34 years

  • Married to Patricia with four adult children
  • U.B.C. Alumni
  • 14 years successful management with The Bay and Zellers
  • 21 years independent successful business owner.
  • 14 years on Brooks City Council; 4 years as Deputy Mayor
  • Past president of Chamber of Commerce
  • Past president of Rotary
  • Past vice-president of Work ‘N Play Enterprises

PRESENT COMMITTEE MEMBER

  • Bow River Basin Council
  • Brooks Revitalization Zone
  • Environmental Advisory Committee (Eco Brooks)
  • Oldman River Regional Services Commission
  • Recreation & Parks
  • Assessment Appeal Board

PAST COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

  • Brooks & District Chamber of Commerce
  • Brooks & District Museum
  • Entre Corp Business Development
  • Library Board
  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • Newell Mutual Aid Disaster (911)
  • Palliser Economic Partnership
  • Safe Communities
  • Shortgrass Library Board

CHAIRMAN OF:

  • Centennial Regional Arena
  • Quad Ball Diamond Complex
  • 2nd St. Rehabilitation
  • Experienced decision maker
  • Proven background in fiscal responsibility
  • Strong management skills (up to 120 employees)
  • Proven track record on committees to get things done
  • Dedicated and hard working

GOALS

Accountability to taxpayers of Brooks

- reduce present mayor’s salary by 30%

- maintain service levels

- maintain current tax level

TRANSPARENCY

- will listen to taxpayers on issues of taxation policy

- will eliminate “information sessions”

- make decisions based upon input from affected parties

RESPECT

- for citizen concerns

- for staff concerns

- for councillor concerns

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

- retain business by keeping taxes down

- streamline business requirements for development

- reduce red tape

FUTURE PROJECTS

  • sewage lagoon enlargement to accommodate business

development

  • waste to energy project
  • affordable housing development
  • safe community initiatives - involving traffic calming

measures

  • RCMP/Provincial police discussions
  • new police station facility
  • recreation/parks - pathways & playgrounds (all accessible on

west & east sides of town)

  • BMX bike track development
  • policy reviews to reduce more red tape
  • collaborate with rural partners on topics affecting all

residents

  • development of vacant and industrial properties

My experience on council has given me the knowledge

to make informed decisions for City of Brooks residents

keeping them at the heart of all discussions.


Contact Us:

Phone:  403-362-7641

Email:  manager@brooksdistrictchamber.ca

Hours:  Monday to Thursday 9am - 4pm

Office Hours: Tuesday's - Wednesday's 9am -12:30pm



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