Bev grew up on the outskirts of Ottawa, Ontario, and took her first fulltime work with Atomic Energy of Canada. From there Bev moved into sales of vacuum and semiconductor scientific equipment for a period of ten years, and then opened her own vacuum scientific company selling a complete product line from Europe and the United States to various Canadian government departments and industries.
Bev closed her company down, and moved to Nelson, BC in 1991 to write a book on her experiences on selling to the Mulroney government.
Bev began to bring speakers out west to inform residents of what was happening in Ottawa.
Bev ran in her first federal election in 1993 in the riding of Kootenay West Revelstoke for Mel Hurtig and the National Party of Canada.
After the election, Bev remained political and became a researcher, writer and political speaker, and toured western Canada and the United States speaking on trade and sovereignty issues.
Bev became a guest and host for dozens of radio shows and hosted her own political radio show called The Turning Point out of Nelson for a season.
Bev ran again federally in 1997 and 2000 for Paul Hellyer and the Canadian Action Party in the riding Kootenay Boundary Okanagan.
Bev is pleased to run once again for CAP under our new leader Connie Fogal for the Cariboo Prince George riding.
Bevs other work has been:
As a Coordinator for a woman's conference called Isolation to Connection.
As a Program Coordinator for the Science Council of BC's first Venture Out Program which was an entrepreneurship program for youth.
As an Assistant Coordinator to the first ever Prince George Hemp Conference
As a Business Consultant for small and home based businesses
As a Sales Rep for an Industrial Equipment Rental store-selling and renting construction equipment
As an Office Coordinator for PG PIRG Public Interest Research Group at UNBC
As a Facilitator for an E.I. Program assisting clients in finding out what services are available to them.
As a Researcher for numerous organizations opposing the war.
As a Coordinator for numerous speaking events including the Ambassador to Yugoslavia, Roland Keith, David Orchard, Scott Taylor and anti war talks in Prince George.