Paul is a 49-year-old lawyer who was born in Newfoundland. He first came to British Columbia in 1987 as an 18-year-old university student and Naval Reservist for training at CFB Esquimalt. Paul spent two summers in British Columbia with the Reserves before going to law school. He was called to the Bar in 1995, and moved to White Rock with his wife Dreena in 1999. They have lived in South Surrey – White Rock ever since.
Paul and Dreena have three daughters; Charlotte is 17, Bridget is 13 and Hope is 9.
For the past 15 years, Paul’s legal practice has focussed on consumer protection in the investment industry. He prosecutes violations of industry rules for a national regulatory organization. He has conducted hearings in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina and Toronto.
In his cases Paul sees and hears firsthand how hard families work to save for retirement. He also sees the devastating consequences they face when those savings are lost. Paul ensures these stories are respectfully but forcefully communicated to panels of decision makers.
Paul is actively engaged in our local community.
- He led the growth and development of female hockey in White Rock and Surrey over the past eight years. In addition to coaching more than 500 games, Paul served five years as President or Vice President of the Surrey Female Hockey Association.
- He is active in his church and volunteers at his daughter’s school.
- He is a Director of the Equitas Disabled Soldiers Funding Society which advocates for fair compensation and treatment for Canada’s military personnel who have been injured while serving their country.
- He is the Team Leader for the Greater Vancouver leg of the Canadian Walk For Veterans.
- He is a Director with the Conservative Party’s South Surrey – White Rock Electoral District Association.
Paul is not a political insider. He is a hard-working resident of South Surrey–White Rock, just like you. He needs your support and the support of people like you to give you the representation you expect and deserve.
Show that support by registering to vote with the Conservative Party of Canada. That is the only way you will be eligible to vote in this nomination election.