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 Pioneer Spirit Award, City of Kamloops, 2012: In recognition of outstanding leadership during his tenure with the City of Kamloops

“Excellence Canada” (2008) award to City of Kamloops: Progressive Excellence Program – Level IV and Canada Awards of Excellence – Gold Award

Professional Leadership Award , Local Government Management Association, 2005: For outstanding service through the development of management procedures, programs and innovations resulting in effective and efficient Local Government Administration, re-enforcing the role of the Local Government Manager.

Business Man of the Year (Finalist), Kamloops Chamber of Commerce, 2001: One of 3 Finalist as Business Man of the Year.





The Stoney Creek Child Welfare Committee: A Self Help Group For Indian Reserves, Child Abuse/Neglect Newsletter, United Way of Vancouver – (1978).

Resolving Community Planning Disputes: The Kamloops Experience, Plan Canada Magazine – (1995).

Sex, Rooms and Renewal: The Worm in the Apple of our Downtown Core, Planning Institute of British Columbia News – (1998, co-authored by Greg Toma and Randy Lambright).

Zen and the Art of Work Stress Maintenance, Local Government Management Association Exchange Magazine – (2013).

Serving With Pride in the Public Eye: A Story About Achieving Success in Local Government, Friesen Press – (2016)