Mike is retired resident of the Orillia/Severn area. Originally from Gravenhurst, his 30 year career in senior management with both Federal and Provincial Governments, has provided him with experience in managing large financial budgets, policy development and analysis, project management, negotiations, Human Resources Management and technical expertise in facility management.
Focusing on photography and arts over the past 20 years, Mike has participated as Board Director previously with Orillia District Arts Council, Orillia Fine Arts Association, and currently with the Images Studio Tour. His Photography has been displayed in a number of galleries, local businesses and in the United States. Even though Mike's focus is on photography, he has a great desire to encourage and help young artists of all genres to develop and strengthen with in the community. He continues to print and show his work and providing Photography lessons. He hopes his continued involvement with the community arts and culture will be of value to ODAC and all its partners.