About Bob

Current positions held on Huntsville Town Council:

  • Chair of Economic Development Committee
  • Chair of Property Standards Committee
  • Chair of Committee of Adjustment
  • Vice Chair of Planning Committee
  • Council rep. on the BIA board
  • Member of Heritage Committee
  • Alternate member of District of Muskoka Council

My Family

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Happily married to my wife Tracey for the past 28 years. She works as the Administrative Assistant at the Dorset Health Hub.
We have two awesome boys.

Connor

is working hard on his PHD in Astrophysics at Queens University.IMG_1287

 Bryan

has earned a BA in History and a BA in Philosophy with Distinction from Nipissing University. He was Captain of the varsity running team and he is currently attending teachers College. IMG_6203

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Entrepreneurship

I have created, owned and operated three businesses… so far:

Henley Creations

Stained glass Lamp and window design and creation. I closed this business after creating 30 Lamps and 4 windows for my next business.

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Amigo’s Mexican Eatery Inc.

I was Co-Owner and General Manager of this 114 seat Mexican restaurant in St.Catharines. “It was the best of times and the worst of times and I consider it to be my best education in business.”

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Christmas Tyme Inc.

Created, Owned and Operated our 2500 square foot store in Downtown Huntsville from 1995 to 2015. We moved our new family to Huntsville in 1994 to raise our boys in this amazing small Town and open our dream business.

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Things I’ve learned as an entrepreneur:

  • There is no substitute for hard work
  • Evolve or fail
  • Know your customer
  • Organization is key to success

Community Involvement & Interests

I  sit on the board of directors of theCFM Logo which I have for the past eight years.

Past Master of Unity Masonic Lodge #376.

Occasional Actor

“How often do we get to dress up and pretend to be someone else”. I’ve played some very fun roles in recent Algonquin Theatre productions:
  • Hook
  • Rooster – Annie
  • Scarecrow – Wizard of Oz
  • Captain Hook – Peter Pan
  • Nathan Detroit – Guys and Dolls

The Great Outdoors

I have always loved playing outdoors and camping in all seasons and will fight to keep our fresh water and night sky as it is meant to be…crystal clear!

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Home Renovations and woodworking

It gives me a great sense of accomplishment doing home renovations for myself and others.

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World Travel

Travelling the world experiencing how other societies live and play brings greater understanding to our own place in the world. It also continually proves to me that Huntsville truly is heaven on earth.

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