Dean is a retired businessman with more than 30 years of experience in the construction and communications fields. He specialized in communications systems and, as Vice President, helped grow and build a thriving communications company prior to his retirement in 2016.
He is a strong believer in building solid and lasting relationships and remains active in community and business groups.

Dean lives in Surrey with his wife of 35 years and has 2 adult sons.

Dean originally joined the Burquitlam Senior Housing Society board in 2010 and served as President from 2013 to 2016 and rejoined the board in 2021.