Vic is in his second term as trustee and fourth year as chairman with Grasslands Public Schools and is one of the three representatives of the Brooks Ward. Vic is a lifelong learner, having earned a B.Ed. degree from the University of Alberta, a Dip. Ed. in counseling from the University of Calgary, and a M. Ed. in administration from the University of Alberta. Prior to Retiring in 2007, Vic accumulated 35 years of experience as a teacher, counselor, and administrator (29 years with the Brooks School District and with Grasslands Public Schools). Since retiring, Vic has continued his involvement in the community through various positions with the Rotary Club as well as involvement with youth through the Rotary Long Term Youth Exchange and through regular volunteering as a Teacher-Monitor with the “Encounters with Canada” youth forum in Ottawa. Vic resides in Brooks with his wife and best friend Ann, and a son, Aaron. The current joys of his life are five year old and two year old granddaughters Emma and Sarah and new born grandson Andrew in Gatineau, Quebec.