- Private sector expert on green buildings, smart homes and smart communities, who has spoken on these topics in China, Russia, Singapore and throughout the United States and Canada.
- President of the Overbrook Community Association, an active community east of the Rideau River in Ottawa, Canada.
- Board member and Treasurer at the Rideau-Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre, a multi-service health and social services resource facility that serves Ottawa's east-end.
- President of the Board of Directors at Gallery 101, a prominent and expanding artist-run public art gallery in Ottawa that recently celebrated its 30th anniversary.
- Board member at Proactive Education for All Children's Enrichment (PEACE), an innovative and non-traditional evening and weekend after-school program for youth.
- At-large Board member on the Bayview Glen Alumni Association Board, an independent school in Toronto, Canada.
- Neighbourhood Watch Captain, who has served on the Ottawa Police Services Neighbourhood Watch Executive Committee.
- Educated in Ottawa, holds both a Bachelor of Journalism and Masters of Arts in Communication from Carleton University.