About Troy

 

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GROWING UP  - Troy grew up in Saskatoon’s west side, attending Confederation Park Elementary School, and graduating from Mount Royal Collegiate in 1992. Troy credits a lot of his success to the role models he had growing up on Saskatoon's west side. His parents, hockey coaches, and teachers played a big role in who he has become today. 

WORKING IN THE COMMUNITY - Troy has worked as an Advanced Care Paramedic since 1994 and continues to do so today. In 2002, Troy was promoted to Director of Public Affairs and Media Relations with MD Ambulance Care in Saskatoon. Troy also oversees the Saskatoon Heart Safe (AED) Program that has saved 34 lives (most in North America), and is Chief editor for the documentary television series "Paramedics; Emergency Response". In 2006, Troy received the "STARS OF LIFE" Award, and 2015 received the "Governor General EMS Exemplary Award" from the Governor General for his contributions and dedication to furthering Emergency Medical Services in the Province of Saskatchewan.   

GIVING BACK / Board Representation - Troy has been involved in many Boards and Fundraising events. Most notable are his accomplishments as Vice President with Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce.Troy represented Saskatoon with many other North American Cities in China. Troy is currently the Chair for the Downtown Entertainment Steering Committee, and also serves as the City Council Board representative on Sasktel Centre, Prairieland Park, and the City Naming Committee. Troy is currently the City Council Lead for the Recreation, Leisure, & Culture file.

CHARITY - Another notable achievement is Troy's involvement with Synergy 8 Community Builders. Troy founded the non-profit group in 2009. The group of 8 bring in sport celebrities each year and raise funds to purchase equipment that will make a direct impact on the lives of children. To date the group has raised 4.3 million dollars and has also helped out several other charities in Saskatoon. In 2017, the group received the B'nai Brith "We Are Proud Of You Award" and were also presented the "Saskatchewan Premiers Service Club Award" by Premier Scott Moe. The website for the group is www.synergycommunitybuilders.ca

BUSINESS OWNER - Troy and his wife Nicole opened a Salon in downtown Saskatoon in June of 2006, currently the Salon has 8 full time employees that includes Troy's Mom, Donna.

CITY COUNCILLOR - Troy was elected to City Council in October of 2012.