"I have worked mostly throughout Victoria in Local Government over the past 30 years. Recently I have enjoyed 3 years in the picturesque Limestone Coast of South Australia.
I am married to Cathy and have a son Lloyd who is a Civil Engineer working in Shepparton and a daughter Lana who is studying for a PhD in Animal Science at the University of Queensland.
Qualifications include a Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Masters of Business Administration, Building Surveyor Certificate, Engineer for Water Supply Certificate and a Municipal Engineers Certificate.
Interests include oil painting, piano playing, sailing, hiking and surfing. I stay fit with training for long distance triathlons.
With a changing climate impacted by our human footprint action is required to ensure a sustainable future for our way of life and economic growth. This is a focus of mine as is ensuring attention is paid to culture and the arts as well as the traditional roles of Local Government."