Mike was born and currently lives in Moody Centre where his family has lived since 1935. He has been involved for the past 30+ years with the marine activities at Rocky Point Park and continues to spend much of his time in the park and the trails of Port Moody, often with his dog.
Mike has a background in computer programming and consulting, including owning a technology consulting company for the past 18 years. His particular areas of focus and strength in business have been in financial planning/accounting, including developing financial management software, and personnel management.
Mike was first elected to Port Moody City Council in 2005 and was re-elected in 2008, before being elected as Mayor in 2011. Over two terms on Council, Mike chaired various city committees, including: Transportation, Environmental Protection, Heritage, Finance, and Land Use, in addition to representing Council on many regional committees and TransLink Mayors’ Council.
As Mayor, he currently chairs Port Moody’s Police Board, Emergency Measures Planning and Policy Committee, and Sustainability Audit Committee. Mike is a Director on the Metro Vancouver Board, where he also Chairs the Performance and Procurement Committee, and serves as a member of Intergovernment and Finance Committee, Mayors Committee, Utilities Committee and Federal Gas Tax Task Force. Mike also sits on the Translink Mayors Council, and the Municipal Finance Authority
In his spare time, Mike enjoys, biking, sailing, kayaking, hockey and snowboarding, and enjoying the spectacular natural beauty around Port Moody!
Mike can be reached at email@example.com or at 604.469.4515.