Mike is recently married and has lived in Mission for the last four years. He is a proud parent of two adult children. He has worked as a social worker for the last 25 years and for the last 9 years in the role as a collaborative practices facilitator with the Ministry for Children and Family Development. He is also a BCGEU Shop Steward in Local 604. He is community minded and has a track record of being community involved. He is Chair of the Board for the Wilderness Committee, a member of the Blue Mountain Kanaka Creek Conservation Group and has also been active in the Pitt Polder Preservation Society based in Maple Ridge. He has acted as a strong advocate for protection of our Agricultural Land Reserve. He has been very active in the Green Party both federally and provincially and is an active member of CAUSS.