Mike was born and raised in Chatham. He attended Chatham Collegiate Institute and Catholic Central and continued his post graduation studies at St. Francis Xavier Seminary, Scarborough Foreign Missions. He enjoyed a lengthy career with Bell Canada and retired in 2013. Mike is married to Barb and has three daughters and sons-in-law and four grandchildren.
He is an active volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, Sacred Heart Food Bank and Knights of Columbus, Sacred Heart Port Lambton. Mike’s hobbies include sailing, scuba-diving, metal detecting and fishing. He is also an avid Notre Dame University Football fan! Mike has been part of the McKinlay’s team for twenty years.