Bachelor, University Waterloo, Ontario, 1974. Bachelor of Laws, University Western Ontario, 1977. Master of Laws, London School of Economics, 1979.
Master of Laws, George Washington University, 2005.
Lawyer Law Society Upper Canada, since 1980. Founding partner Haskett, Menear Associate, Law Firm, 1980—1994. Speechwriter, international consultant, and public relations advisor Washington Contact, since 2001.
Estate and business coordinator Living Trust Attorney Ltd., Fairfax, Virginia. Senate and Congressional campaign advisor. Vice president London Urban Alliance Race Relations.
Director Executive Accountability Program, District of Columbia Government, 2006. President, editor-in-chief Believe Books, Washington.
City councillor London City Council, 1991-1994, mayor, since 1994. Founder Open Homes Canada, London, since 1992. Founding member London Citizens Committee, 1980-1984.
Vice president Ark Aid Street Mission Inc., London, 1986-1988. Member Law Society of Upper Canada, Federation of Canada Municipalities Association (politician).
Married Jack Kotowicz. 1 child Annie Kotowicz.