· Elected four times to the Cambridge City Council, in 1994, 1997, 2000 and 2003
· Chair of City Council Standing Committees for seven years
· Led the fight for a debt-free city
· Member of the Library Board for nine years
· Member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 121 for 17 years
· Past President of Cambridge Big Brothers
· Has lived in the Cambridge riding since 1955
· Married 26 years to Sandra and is the farther of three.