My Bio

– Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the university of New Brunswick, Fredericton.

– Certified Assistive Technologist and Learning Strategist providing training and support for assistive Technology and strategies that extend to students with disabilities at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton since 1999.

– Coordinates the conversion of University of New Brunswick libraries print materials to alternative formats for students who have print disabilities since 2007-2017

– Vice Chair of the Premier’s Council on the Status of Disabled Persons (2013), working with the Premier’s office to improve the lives of New Brunswickers who have disabilities to lead happy and productive lives through positive discussion, planning, and action.

– Past Chair for the Canadian National Institute for the Blinds NB Board of Directors (2013) and sits on the Government Relations and Advocacy Committees in NB. Nationally on the CNIB Programs and Services Committee, and a mentor to the CNIB national Youth Council.

– Easter Seals New Brunswick Board Member (2015 to 2016). Assistive technology sub-committee member.

– University of New Brunswick Accessibility Advisory Committee working to make UNB a more accessible campus with annually budgeted alteration and renovation funding from the universities capital budget.

– 2012 recipient of the CNIB Holly Award for volunteerism.

– Awarded Canadian Federal governments Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for distinguished volunteer service to community and country.

Specialties: Assisitive Technology hardware and software. Mac OS X, Windows and Linux operating systems particularly how they work within the confines of assistive technology.