Dave began his career with the Department of Transportation in 1963 and, after twenty seven years, moved to the Department of Health. He then served as President of the NSGEU from 1994 to 1999.
Dave has a strong knowledge of pension benefits and has been involved with Nova Scotia’s public service pension plan for many years. He served on the Minister's Investment Advisory Committee and the subsequent committees that now form the Public Service Superannuation Plan Trustee Inc. Dave has a Financial Management Certificate from Algonquin College.
Dave was appointed to the Public Service Superannuation Plan Trustee Inc. in 2013.