Volunteer and Community Involvement

Rotarian (Since Feb 2017)

  • Organize Food drive
  • Volunteer with Annual Orléans Youth Award
  • Membership Chair
  • Host family for Rotary Adventure in Citizenship Program

Vintage Stock Theatre (Since April 2017)

  • Member, Board of Directors

51 CASM Air Cadet Squadron  (Since Sep 2017)

  • Squadron Sponsoring Committee
  • Participate in Squadron fundraising activities

Member of Blackburn Community Association (Since 2012)

  • Current: Co-chair Annual Funfair Parade for 2017 and 2018 editions
  • Community tree planting, spring clean-up, Blackburn Hamlet Cancer Chase

School Councils (Sep 2006 to Aug 2017)

  • 7 years as President, 2 years as Vice-President
  • Five different schools in Borden, ON, Cold Lake, AB and Ottawa, ON

2014 Ottawa Municipal Elections (January – October 2014)

  • Candidate – Innes Ward #2, finished 3rd with 16% of the vote.

Museum Volunteer, Cold Lake Air Force Museum, Cold Lake, AB (Feb 2010 – July 2012)

  • Create and update displays
  • Maintenance – both of displays and general building maintenance
  • Researched, designed and created bilingual information signs for outdoor aircraft
  • Participated in collection organization, identification and inventory
  • Worked museum welcoming desk
  • Participated in boutique inventory

School Board Trustee – Conseil Scolaire Centre-Est, St-Paul, AB (2011 – 2012)

  • Redesigned the school calendar to align professional development days with those of English school boards in the area
  • Participated in province-wide conferences with members from other School Boards
  • Benchmarked best practices to improve school performance

Other

  • Soccer Coach
  • Tutor for General Education Diploma Equivalence
  • Organizer for hot lunch programs, winter carnivals, year-end celebrations, parades, fundraising