About the author

Rob was elected to the Region of Niagara as Lincoln’s Councillor on October 22, 2018.  More information will be forthcoming shortly on the committees and roles he will be taking on this term of Council.

About Rob

  • Lives in Beamsville, one of the many areas that make up the Town of Lincoln in beautiful Niagara.
  • He and his family moved to the community in 1993
  • Married to Susan (currently Rotary Club President)
  • Three children, Scott, Katie and Jocelynn
  • Two son-in-laws, both named Ryan 🙂
  • Three grandchildren, Alfie, Lillie, and Ben
  • Rotarian since 2001

Previous political experience

  • Elected Councillor Town of Lincoln 2001 to 2018
  • Deputy Mayor (2003, 2006-2010, 2015 & 2016)
  • Chair of the Economic Development & Planning Committee 9 years
  • Chair of Council Business Planning (committee of the whole), including budget chair, for 8 years
  • Lincoln Council representative on the Twenty Valley Tourism Association (2015/2016)
  • Lincoln Public Library Board member (11 years +)
  • Many other committees and board appointments during 18 years on Council

Background

  • Rob comes from a farm background
  • His family were major beef farmers in mid Western Ontario
  • Rob has had a career in Information Technology, currently an applications development manager for LifeLabs, a private health care company
  • Bachelor of Arts Political Science, McMaster University
  • Masters of Library and Information Sciences, University of Western Ontario
  • Currently working on a Masters degree in Public Administration, University of Western Ontario
  • Project Manager (PMP) certification 2011
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