Number of years on Council: This is my first term.
Personal Background: I moved to Bonnyville with my parents in 1978 from Belgium. In 2004, I moved to the M.D., just outside of Cold Lake. I have been married for 26 years to Leila, who is from Iron River. We have two children - our daughter Georgia and our son Alexa. I the President of the Cold Lake Chamber of Commerce as well at the Community Futures branch in Bonnyville. I am the first member of my family to be involved with politics at any level.
Employment Background: I am the co-owner of Budget Blinds of Northeastern Alberta.
Reasons for becoming a member of Council: My vision is to work with other leaders, community members and agencies to bring the M.D. of Bonnyville together, so that the effects of the M.D. are felt and are visible throughout every corner and across the Lakeland.
Term Goals and Priorities: During my four-year term, I would like to maintain and implement a road development plan. I would also like to promote and help create initiatives for crime prevention for businesses and residents alike. I would also like to continue to improve regional cooperation.