Mike was born and raised in rural Ontario.
Growing up in the Township of Binbrook, he was raised by his parents and his
live-in grandmother, and cultivated by a village of mentors.
Mike and his wife Kathy continue to live in a rural setting, having raised two
determined and focused children in a tightly knit and nurturing community.
Mike has been involved with his community for many years, engaged in scouting;
minor sports; the school parent council; and managing a community hall.
Mike commenced his Masonic journey in January 1984, being Initiated into Hugh
Murray Lodge No. 602. In May 1996, Mike affiliated with Enniskillen Lodge No.
185, located a few blocks from his York residence. Mike served as the Worshipful
Master of Enniskillen lodge in 2008 and 2009, then served as Secretary from
2010-2017. In March 2008, Mike affiliated with his hometown lodge, The Harmony
Lodge No. 57.
Mike has been a member of the Hamilton B District Team for many years, serving
the brethren of the district in various capacities.
Mike is an officer in the Murton Lodge of Perfection of the Hamilton Valley.
Mike is also a member of the organizing committee for the 146th Supreme Council
Sessions being held in Hamilton, Ontario in 2020.
Mike is recently retired after a forty year career in law enforcement. During
his career Mike held various positions in Patrol; Investigation and
Intelligence; Emergency Services; including management. Mike has developed many
enduring personal relationships while experiencing his Masonic and professional
Mike look’s forward to writing his next chapter on a segment of his Masonic
journey he will never forget.