Bill was re-elected to the Ontario Legislature on June 12, 2014, capturing 47 per cent of the popular vote to retain his seat in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound.
Bill currently serves as Progressive Conservative Critic for Seniors and Long-Term Care. Previously, he served as Critic for Community and Social Services, Long-Term Care and Wellness, Children and Youth Services, as well as Deputy Health Critic for Rural and Northern Ontario. As Opposition Critic, Bill’s responsibility is to ensure that government programs and legislation are achieving their intended purpose.Prior to his election to provincial parliament, Bill worked as Operations Manager at Bruce Power, and was Executive Director at the Bruce Peninsula Health Services Foundation where he led a successful campaign to raise $3 million for the Lion’s Head and Wiarton hospitals.
Bill was born and raised in Hepworth where he developed a strong sense of family values and a deep appreciation for our rural heritage. For this reason, Bill has long been active in Grey and Bruce, committing his time to social and economic causes. He has served on the popular Wiarton Willie Festival, Heart and Stroke Foundation and Bluewater Education Foundation.
Bill and his wife Michaela have two boys, Zach and Ben. In his spare time, Bill is a practicing amateur auctioneer and a minor sports coach for various local teams.