Ken is the former Chairman of the Peavine Metis Settlement and also served for nine years as the President of the Metis Settlements General Council; he has been elected 12 times over 27 years. Ken has participated in overseas Canada and Alberta trade missions, presented to the Senate on Aboriginal governance and presented to the Royal Aboriginal Commission. He has been a member on a number of provincial government advisory committees. He is the owner/operator of a trucking and skid steer services company, and has experience in the forestry and logging industry. Ken has been married for 33 years, has 5 children and 11 grandchildren. He farms livestock such as horses and cows and produces hay for his livestock, he also an active volunteer within his community, and an avid runner.