Location: Saint John
Supports: Human Rights
As Director of Social Policy, Ken has worked for the New Brunswick Association For Community Living in a variety of capacities for more than 18 years.
Ken is a lawyer and is an active member of the Law Society of New Brunswick and the Canadian Bar Association. Through his work on disability issues, Ken has substantial experience in issues related to future and estate planning for persons with an intellectual disability and their families.
In his work with NBACL, Ken has made significant contributions through his work at NBACL on public policy issues affecting people who have a disability and their families. Over the past three years, Ken has chaired the New Brunswick Disability Support Program Pilot Project Steering Committee. This government-sponsored pilot project has focused on developing and testing ways of providing individualized and flexible supports to adults with disabilities. Ken has also worked to promote progressive public policy in the areas of income support, employment, affordable housing, inclusive education, and aging families.
Through his work with the New Brunswick Association for Community Living, Ken has authored or coauthored several books, resources, discussion papers and policy briefs. Ken lives in Rothesay, New Brunswick with his wife and daughter. He is currently the treasurer of the Saint John Association for Community Living and is a board member of the Community Living Board – Fundy Region Inc. He is the recipient of the 2008 New Brunswick Human Rights Award and the 2007 recipient of the NBACL President’s Award.