John has lived in Kitchener-Waterloo for most of his life and attended both the University of Waterloo and Wilfred Laurier University, obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree with a minor in Business.
After graduating, John joined his family’s transport and logistics business where he continues to work today.
During his university days, John met his wife Jane. They married in 1992 and have three daughters and a West Highland White Terrier named Tucker. John is an avid hockey & soccer player and has also coached girls’ soccer and hockey. He volunteers regularly at his church and enjoys working in his three-car Mustang stable and, of course, visiting WPL. John has been a Library Board member since 2011 and is committed to raising WPL’s profile in the community.