· A fire fighter with the city of Portage la Prairie
· A Certified Medical Technician and a Level II fire inspector
· Community work includes being co-chair of the Portage Collegiate Institute Safe Grad committee and a past member of the Portage Community Policing Committee
· A founder and coach of Portage Youth Scrimmage Hockey
· Served as a volunteer for Fire-fighters' Burn Fund, Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis, Children's Wish Foundation and the Portage United Way
· Born, raised and lives in the Portage Lisgar riding
· Married to Bonnie; they have two sons, Kyle and Aaron.