Jeff was educated at the University of Regina where he received undergraduate degrees in Religious Studies and Psychology and he has a Master of Theological Studies from the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Saskatoon, SK. Jeff became a licensed funeral director in 2021.
Professionally, Jeff has held a variety of leadership positions in the not-for-profit and government sectors. He has an extensive background in facilitating collaborative solutions to complex organizational and community challenges. Most recently, he made significant contributions to his community through his role as Executive Director of Regina Palliative Care, Inc (RPCI). While at RPCI, Jeff was instrumental in the growth and development of the Greystone Bereavement Centre.
He has served on the Board of Directors of both Provincial and National Pallivative Care organizations and on the Board of Regents of Luther College, his high school and university alma mater.