I’ve lived in Area G for most of my life, first on Thetis Island and then Saltair. University and then work took me away for a while, and even though, at times, I’ve had a different address, Area G has always been home, thanks to the deep roots my parents, Don and Kathi, continue to grow. Area G is where I run my business and where I’m raising my family.
Before I scratched my entrepreneurial itch, I worked as a Child and Youth Care worker for Island Health, helping many of our most vulnerable populations. This experience has given me a unique perspective on young people’s struggles and informed many of my opinions. Now I’m the CEO and owner of a growing with 20 employees. We work with 9-figure enterprise businesses and non-profits throughout North America.
Growing up on Thetis island with my three brothers, I feel uniquely qualified to support and advocate for the issues most important to Thetis island residents. My father worked on the ferry and was a volunteer firefighter. I was a first-hand witness to emergencies and the unique challenges island life poses in dealing with them. Thetis has always had a strong community. I was 2 years old when the land was donated for Forbes hall. Everyone pitched in to clear the land and build an open-air structure for community gatherings. It’s wonderful to see this legacy continue on.
I’ve been back to Thetis many times since moving off in the 90s, but it goes without saying that a lot has changed over the years. I would like to know more about the issues that are important to you. Please come out and join me at my meet and greet at Forbes Hall on Sunday, September 25th, at 2:30 pm.
If you would like to speak with me about the event or anything else, please call me at 250-208-9919