My Qualifications

I am asked frequently for this type of information, however I am not sure how important it is to be a good public servant. In my opinion, none of these in particular are worth bragging about, however the list does show my dedication to public service and continual learning.


  • Masters of Science, Environmental Sciences, 1998, University of Alberta
  • Bachelors of Science, Dean’s Honour List with Distinction, 1995, University of Alberta
  • Certified Personal Trainer, American Council on Exercise (ACE)
  • Alberta Society of Professional Biologists
  • Interest-based Negotiations course
  • Dealing with Difficult People course
  • Effective Lobbying course


  • Premier’s Award of Excellence: for Integrated Forest Management Planning

Public Service

  • Edson & District Recycling Society Board
  • Edson & District Chamber of Commerce Board
  • West Yellowhead Regional Waste Management Authority Board
  • Intermunicipal Committee, Town of Edson and Yellowhead County
  • Emergency Management Advisory Committee
  • Director of Alberta West Realtors Association AWRA
  • Political Action Committee, AWRA
  • Past-President, Rotary Club of Edson
  • Past-President, Yellowhead Conservative Association
  • West Yellowhead Conservative Association Board member
  • Royal Canadian Legion member
  • Community Care Foundation
  • Community Service Board
  • Area Wildlife Biologist, AB Government
  • Project Lead for Dirty Hands Project: International aid project for Edson youth

Business & Career

  • Owner of Alpine Exposure, advertising agency
  • Owner of Alpine Realty 3%, real estate brokerage
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt Instructor of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu