Birthdate: July 7, 1976
Family: Married to my wife Serena and have a blended family of five children
Occupation before politics: I am a active grain farmer still and was a county councillor for 16.5 years before being elected as MLA in 2012.
Other community/non-profit experience: Am a member of the Mossleigh Lions Club for 19 years and was on lots of local boards. Being a active political person since being elected at 19 years old I have always enjoyed being a community person.
What is the most important issue facing the riding?: Lots of issues in the riding from Transportation intersection changes needed to availability of health services and school funding for smaller schools in the riding.
What is the most important issue facing the province?: The most important issue to the province is managing the growth pressures while making sure we can manage our money to ensure the best value for our money.
If you could change one thing from the budget released on March 28, what would it be?: The budget was right on the money in my eyes so I think nothing needed to be changed.
Why should the voters choose you?: I would hope that voters would support me as a active community person who still runs a grain farm and understands what Little Bow riding needs to keep being the best place to live in Alberta.
Favourite quote: “If you think you can or you think you can’t you are always right.” — Henry Ford
The last book you read: “Team of Rivals” by Doris Kearns Goodwin and “King Ralph” by Don Martin