∑ Teacher and community activist
∑ Teaches Grades 4 and 5 in the Coquitlam School District
∑ Previously operated a small business for three years
∑ Member of the City of Port Coquitlam Official Community Plan Taskforce
∑ Earned a Bachelorís degree in History from the University College of the Fraser Valley and a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of British Columbia
∑ Born in 1974 in Surrey
∑ Lives in Port Coquitlam with wife Debra Burton, a Port Coquitlam School Trustee.