Dave attended the Gala in 1996 and immediately decided he wanted to give back to the community and support an important cause by volunteering with the Guelph Wish Fund for Children. He joined the Board in 2016 and currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the organization. Dave is a member of the Executive, Finance/Fundraising and Program/Marketing Committees. He is a Plant Manager at Roctel, a division of Linamar. Dave lives in Guelph with his wife, Elsie and daughter, Quincy.