Born in Montreal, Bob has lived in Prince Rupert for the best part of 40 years. Apart from 33 years spent serving in local government, his organizational and community experience includes being a Charter Member of the Board of Directors of the North Coast Assessment and Referral Service, 10 years as Chairman of the Regional District's Solid Waste Management Committee, a member of the Ministry of Transportation's Contractor Assessment Team, Deputy Area Co-ordinator of the Provincial Emergency Program, advisor to a number of public boards and committees, and facilitator of the local Shorekeepers program.
Bob's formal training is in psychology, conflict resolution & negotiation, surveying, contract administration, and infrastructure management. His further interests include inter-tidal marine biology, organizational improvement, and economic development. He currently runs his own business, serving the needs of local government and industrial construction clients, as well as other organizations in need of assistance with technical or human resources issues.