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. The program has saved 20 lives (most in North America) since it's inception in 2001. 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 - Troy has been involved in many Boards and Fundraising events. Most notable are his accomplishments with Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce. Troy was Co-Chair and emcee for the SABEX Awards from 2009-2011, Troy represented Saskatoon with many other North American Cities in China, and finished his time with the Chamber as Vice President. Troy had to resign his position with the Chamber after winning the 2012 Civic election.
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 a golf celebrity 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 with silent auction items. 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.