Brian obtained his Bachelor of Science degree with a major in biology from the University of Prince Edward Island.
He has worked with the Department of Agriculture for over 25 years. In that time he had the opportunity to work in all aspects of the department including policy, program delivery, regulatory services, industry development, sustainable agriculture, business risk management, plant health laboratories, and research. He has served as both the Director of Policy and Regulatory Services and most recently as the Director of Policy and Agriculture Resources.
Over the past five years, he has participated in national policy and regulatory discussions and negotiations at the federal/provincial/territorial table as part of his policy and regulatory responsibilities as Assistant Deputy Minister.
Active in his community, Brian has volunteered for over 20 years with the Sherwood Parkdale Rural Minor Hockey Association (SPRMHA) as a coach and manager. He also served on SPRMHA’s Executive Committee as the Director of Female Hockey for three years and completed a four year term as President in May of 2019.
Brian lives in Sherwood with his wife Tracey and their three children.