About Gary

Past business and trade experience include: 

  • Apprenticed in Carpentry 1966-1970 
  • Self-employed in residential construction 1971-1990 
  • Member - BCREA Government Relations committee 2011-2014 
  • Region 3 Director - BC Real Estate Association 2015-2017 
  • Region 3 Director - BC Real Estate Association 2006-2009 
  • Region 3 Director - BC Real Estate Association 2003-2004 
  • Past President - Victoria Real Estate Board 2006 
  • President - Victoria Real Estate Board 2005 
  • Director - Victoria Real Estate Board 2002-2006 
  • President - Victoria Home Builders 1981, 1987 
  • Director - Urban Development Institute 1987-1988 
  • Director - Residential Construction Institute of BC 1987-1988 
  • Director - New Home Warranty Program of BC 1981, 1987 
  • Member - Business Practices Committee Victoria Real Estate Board 1995 

Gary is a past chairman of the Esquimalt Recreation Commission. Gary has served in many community groups. These include The Heart Fund, The Multiple Sclerosis Society, The Red Shield Appeal, the Victoria Athletics Association, and the Commonwealth Games. Team sports have been a large part of recreation for Gary with his interests in fastball, soccer, hockey, and curling. 

About Kathleen

Born and raised in Courtney in the Comox Valley, she came to Victoria to attend the University of Victoria, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1985. She spent 10 years working in the restaurant industry, 2 years with Tourism Victoria and a very enjoyable 11 years at the Quadra Animal Clinic. In the past, she has worked with Pacific Animal Therapy Society visiting local hospitals, Job's Daughters as well as previously serving as the show secretary for Rockslide, a horse show put on annually by the Saanich Peninsula Reining Club.