An active member of the community, Mike is a past president of the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce and JCI Kootenay. He is a past treasurer for both Cranbrook Society for Community Living and Cranbrook Youth Soccer Association. In 2012, he was presented with a lifetime membership in the Senate of Junior Chamber International for his work as a member of JCI Kootenay. Mike has also volunteered his time as an official for the Kootenay ICE and he was a member of the Kinsmen Club of Cranbrook.
In 2017, Mike was honoured to receive the Citizen of the Year award for his work in the community of Cranbrook.
Brenda is an active volunteer whose primary focus has been on JCI. Since 2014, she has held various positions, including president and past president, with the Kootenay branch of this organization and the BC/Yukon regional branch. Most recently, Brenda has been appointed past president of JCI BC/Yukon and treasurer for JCI Canada.
In her leisure time, Brenda enjoys going camping with her husband, drawing, reading, doing carpentry and spending as much time as possible at the family cabin at Christina Lake.