Ron is an entrepreneur and farmer. He is a graduate of Memorial University, with a Bachelor of Arts focusing on Political Science and Business Administration. He joined The Indy Board of Directors in 2019 when Drew Brown started as Editor in Chief. Ron was actively involved in provincial politics from 2008-2015. He served in many different roles, including several positions at the House of Assembly before stepping away from politics in 2015. He still has a keen interest in our democratic institutions and practices, as well as political economy and public policy. Ron is passionate about working with people who strive to have a positive impact in Newfoundland and Labrador and in discussing new technologies and how they can be used to propagate abundance. Ron lives in Dildo, Trinity Bay with his partner where they are building a farm that applies principles and management based on regenerative agriculture and permaculture.