Personal: Born in St.John’s NL , moved to Orleans with my wife and 2 children on 1988. I have been married to Rosarii for 40 years, and am the proud father of Jen and Mike , and the very proud grandfather of Wyatt. We have been living in Convent Glen North for 30 years, and I have a keen interest in maintaining , and improving community life in Ottawa, especially Orleans. Orleans is a great community and I want to continue to see it evolve as a great family-focused community .I like to use the great recreation trails in the neighbourhood ,play golf, and do home improvement projects. I have 3 loves : Family, Politics and Sports. Professional life: I worked 32 years with Canada Post and Canada Post International Ltd in various Operational and Management posts, including Project Director of various Domestic and International projects . I then spent 5 years as a Project Consultant with the Escher Group and Postea, again leading projects in the International Logistics and Transportation industries.I have a proven track record in carefully listening to and understanding issues, and then developing action plans to effectively address problems Volunteer life: Past Director, Gloucester Association for Children with Special Needs Past Director and baseball coach with the Challenger Division , Orleans Little League Baseball Ottawa Special Olympics coach with Swimming and Bowling A strong advocate, Housing and Support for Adults with Developmental Disabilities.