The great philosophers ask, "How do we live a meaningful life?" For me, there is no single answer, but being engaged in diverse activities makes life interesting and satisfying. I invite you to explore these activities. Click on a title for more details.
I love music. Jazz, blues, early rock, symphonies and chamber music really excite me. I lend my organizational skills to help the annual PRISMA symphony academy and festival.
Sustainable agriculture means increasing the food security of local communities, growing affordable, nutritious food and respecting the environment. I work with SALSA and Full Circle Farm to advance sustainable farming.
I assist non-profit and business organizations with guided meetings, strategic planning and other facilitated processes. I also help governments and public bodies with consultations and information exchange.
The difference between democracies and other forms of government is the guaranty of civil liberties. I am working with the BC Civil Liberties Association on a host of projects to protect our cherished democratic rights and liberties.
I am on the board of organizations promting social services, diversity, community support, and neighbourhood unity. I am active in efforts to support First Nations reconciliation and justice and to advance civic democracy and education.
I work with community and non-profit organizations to resolve internal disputes. I also work on large or multi-party conflicts involving communities, governments and corporations.