Occupation: Computer geek, owned my own small business for 23 years in West Kelowna
Family: Married with one son.
Place of birth: Chemainus on Vancouver Island.
Education background: High school grad, DeVry Institute of Technology in Calgary.
Past political experience: Regional director and director of the Green Party of BC.
Community organization membership affiliations: Rotary director, Antique Boat Society president, Big Brothers, Volunteer at Freedoms Door.
Why you would be an effective MP: I will represent my constituents—a Green MP will not be whipped like the other MPs; use evidence-based decision-making, not fire the scientists and tacticians that collect the evidence; secure our economy, food production, water quality, social safety nets; enhance our Armed Forces.