Fred graduated from the Southern Alberta Institute in 1988 with an Honours Diploma in Engineering Design and Drafting Technology. Fred has worked in the Oil & Gas and Pulp & Paper industries in both Civil and Structural engineering drafting and design.
Fred has also worked for the City of Nanaimo and the City of Parksville in municipal engineering. In Parksville, as the senior Engineering Technologist, Fred successfully managed several large road upgrade projects which included multi-use walkways, bicycle lanes, LED lighting and sidewalk accessibly improvements.
In his spare time, Fred enjoys mountain biking and hiking.