Raised on the south shore of Lake Simcoe, Rob’s family are all avid anglers and hunters. He has held a number of executive positions for the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters since joining in 1982, including as President. He has also served as a member of the York Region Forest Advisory Team for over 30 years, a founding member of the York Environmental Stewardship Committee, co-chair of the Lake Simcoe Community Fisheries Committee, Director at Large for CWF, and a Board Member for the Ontario Wildlife Federation, among other appointments.
Rob married his high school sweetheart Dorothy forty years ago, and together they raised three children and have seven grandchildren. Recently retired, Rob volunteers with youth fishing and wildlife events and the OFAH Zone G Youth Camp.