· Born in Fredericton 23 years ago and grew up in Burtt's Corner, New Brunswick
· Recently graduated from St. Thomas University with first class honours in History
· Recipient of the Tony Rhinelander Nature of History Prize
· Became politically active at St. Thomas, involved in the NDP and actively opposing the war against Iraq, missile defence and corporate globalization
· At St. Thomas, took part in a panel discussion on student activism, contributed to the student newspaper and co-hosted a show on the campus radio station
· Resides in Fredericton.