Fair Trade Outreach Coordinator, Overseas Projects
Manitoba Council for International
in International Development, UBC:
"Project Planning & Proposal Writing."
"Evaluating International Development Work."
Development Studies (IDS),
Menno Simons College, University of Winnipeg,
teaching "Introduction to International Development
Community Partnership, Gimli, Manitoba.
Regular by-line contributor,
column, Brandon Sun editorial page.
Local distributor of fair trade
Coffee, tea, chocolate, etc., clothing and handicrafts.
2004 – various
positions at MCIC as international projects officer, program
coordinator and fair trade outreach coordinator.
1979 to 2004 –
Executive Director, Marquis Project, Brandon, Manitoba
(International Development NGO).
1969 to 1979 –
various other work in international development agencies.
Future Experience (?):
I am always looking for opportunities to use my knowledge and skills if
people have projects or contracts in mind. Please feel free to contact
Master of Arts Degree in History,
University of Manitoba (1975).
Bachelor of Arts Degree (Honours) in
History, University of Manitoba (1971).
Over the years, I have been active
international development, environmental, multicultural and peace
efforts in Manitoba, across Canada and overseas. I have been a member
and supporter of many organizations and on many committees and boards.
Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Fairtrade Canada, Fall 2015.
Canada's Champions of Change
nominee in this program sponsored by CBC TV News, Fall 2010.
Interlake Volunteer of
the Year finalist in Community Futures
East Interlake regional awards, Fall 2007.
Global Citizen Award presented
during International Development Week, from the Marquis Project, February 2007.
The Queen’s Golden
Jubilee Medal for making “a significant contribution to
Canada, to his community and to his fellow Canadians,” December 2002.
Development Award for International Work, presented to
the Marquis Project in 1997 by the Premier of Manitoba.
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) Prairie Regional Award
for Development Education, February 1995.