I give workshops on Health, online as well as in-person. I am on two advisory committees, The Mayors' Roundtable, The Advisory Council for the Senior Advocate. I am also President of our local seniors center association, which has just over 1000 members. I also write, play golf, and enjoy life.


  • President

    at The Wilson Centre Seniors Advisory Association

    October 2019 - at Present

    British Columbia

    Our Society is focused on making recommendations and giving advice to the Port Coquitlam Community centre’s coordinator, on all programs and policies that affect Seniors in Port Coquitlam.

  • Workshop Creator, Facilitator and Trainer

    at Seniors Helping Seniors Health and Wellness Institute

    September 2015 - at Present

    British Columbia

    COSCO Health and Wellness Institute is a not for profit that has, since 2007, provided over 2,300 workshops to over 43,000 seniors free of charge, on health and wellness issues. We offer 41 workshops that focus on providing information and links to resources. Here are the top ten workshops we deliver: Memory and Aging, Fraud and Scams, Personal Planning, Falls Prevention, Getting a Good Nights Sleep, Navigating Health Care, Wills, and Estates, Social Connectedness, Dealing with Stress, Staying fit at Home.

  • Owner

    at Professional Associates

    January 1986 - June 2017

    British Columbia

    Consulting on varies issues surrounding retirement and life planning

  • Director

    at SHARE Family & Community Services Society

    June 2006 - June 2014

    British Columbia

    Served as a Board member and as an Executive member. Since 1972, SHARE, a registered, non-profit charity, has provided services to help connect, engage, and strengthen individuals and families in the Tri-Cities, Anmore, and Belcarra. SHARE’s services touch over 60,000 people in the Tri-Cities area annually.

  • Teacher and Helping teacher

    at Surrey School District

    September 1973 - September 2013

    British Columbia

    Helping Teacher (District Staff) responsibilities included curriculum building and administrative responsibilities for Business, Education, Pre-Employment Programs, Career Development, Career Preparation and Work Experience programs . Teacher of Business Education, Art, Science, Math, Person Planning and Cooperative Education, English as a Second Language Learning Support Specialist. and Teacher on Call. I also served as a Department Head for Business Education, and Cooperative Education and Personal Planning

  • Area Chair Curriculum and Instruction

    at University of Phoenix

    September 2000 - December 2012

    British Columbia

    Responsibilities include aiding the MAED Community Education Liaison officer in developing and maintaining relationships in the education community and to build the reputation of the MAED program in B.C. I also taught in the Masters of Education Program, the Masters of Business Administration Program and the Undergraduate degree program

  • Director of Education And Training

    at MicroSkill Solutions Inc

    October 1997 - January 1999

    British Columbia

    Responsibilities included: Development of the formatting, writing and layout of Training Manuals. Creating lesson plans produced by the Company Creating an Introduction to the Educational version of the Manuals Creation and Delivery of a three-hour seminar for the introduction of Software The delivery of six-hour training classes on the Software Creation, writing and delivery of a Three Day Training Program for Training Partners The creation, writing and editing six-hour training programs for all Products Assisting the Company in the development of an Educational Links for the Web Page developed for the Company to market Products, Seminars and Training Creating and following through on the development of a marketing strategy and training approach to educators.

  • Curriculum Coordinator

    at Ministry of Education

    June 1995 - September 1996

    British Columbia

    Responsible for leading curriculum writing teams that wrote the following curriculum Information Technology K to 7 Information Technology 8 to 12,, Applied Academics 11, Business Education. K to 7, Business Education 9 to 12, Law 12, and Economics 12


  • Masters of Educational Technology

    at City University

    1994 - 1996 (2 years) British Columbia

  • Teaching Certiificate

    at Simon Fraser University

    1972 - 1973 (1 year) British Columbia

  • Bachelor of Economics and Commerce

    at Simon Fraser University

    1965 - 1969 (4 years) British Columbia

Services offered

  • Coaching

    Coach, Mentor, Online store owner, looking for fun, challenging, interesting people who are close to or are thinking about transitioning to retirement. I can help!

  • Mentoring

    43 years of teaching experience, working at high school, and junior high school, as well as experience at the District and Provincial level, give me an understanding of the needs of teachers and students.


  • English Native

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