I have been President of the Hamilton Criminal Lawyers Association, and a Director of the Ontario Criminal Lawyers Association. I am also currently the president of the Board of Directors of the Social Research and Planning Council of Hamilton.
I have been the Chair of the Committee overseeing the Court drug treatment program, SURCH (Substance Use Related Crime Hamilton), and planning the implementation of Drug Treatment Court in Hamilton, which began on January 1, 2013.
In the past, I have been on the Boards of:
- The John Howard Society,
- Wesley Community Homes,
- Wayside House Residential Addiction Treatment Program for Men,
- Hamilton Wentworth District School Board-Special Education Advisory Committee, and
- The Legal Aid Area Committee.
I have spoken on criminal law topics for many community agencies, as well as for lawyers in Hamilton, Toronto, New York, and Australia.