I hail from Inverness, Cape Breton, from a family of 11 children. I am a 6th generation Canadian with ancestors who settled the Inverness area between 1794 and1803. After high school I completed undergraduate studies at Acadia University and then completed a Masters of Divinity in 1983. I served for several years in ministry in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick and then joined the Canadian Forces as a military chaplain. I served in various international operations, including Haiti, Bosnia and Afghanistan. On retirement from the military I was the Director of Chaplaincy Services with the rank of Colonel. I then decided to move into a new profession and completed the NSREC mandatory licensing course to become a real estate agent in the Spring of 2011. I have been married since 1974 and we have one daughter who is a staff member of L'Arche Halifax. My interests include photography, geneology, international affairs and all things celtic! I enjoy walking and enjoying the outdoors with my dog, Dakota.;My goal as a Realtor is to do everything possible to assist my clients, or yours, to meet their needs in either buying or selling property. I have worked as a care giver for over 30 years, this experience qualifies me to listen carefully and assist people to meet their goals in the acquisiation or sale of property. It is my goal to be the best Realtor by upholding the highest ethical standards possible in the area where I live and work.;On February 23, 2012, the Attorney General and Minister of Justice for the Province of Nova Scotia appointed me as a "Commissioner to administer oaths and take and receive affidavits, declarations and affirmations within Nova Scotia, in and concerning any cause, matter or thing depending or to be had in the Supreme Court or any other Court in the Province, pursuant to the Notaries and Commissioners Act". This appointment will enable me to provide a more effective service as a REALTOR to my clients and citizens of my community. ;I am club Secretary of the Rotary Club of Kentville and served on the Board of Directors of "The Flowercart".