Ron is appointed by the District of Mackenzie as Director of the McLeod Lake Mackenzie Community Forest Corporation.
Ron is a long term resident of Mackenzie who arrived in 1975 to teach science and chemistry at Mackenzie Secondary School. Ron developed the award winning forestry program at the high school which included the acquisition of a 600 ha woodlot near Lyons Lake.
Ron is married to Susan and they have 3 adult children who grew up in Mackenzie.
Ron has been a Board member since 2007, and served as Chair from March 2014 to August 2019.
Ron retired from teaching in 2007 and enjoys downhill skiing at Powder King, hiking , canoeing, fishing and camping.