Ross is a retired registered nurse who has worked in hospital emergency departments, addiction programs, palliative care, and home care.
Ross has a lifetime of community involvement. He has always worked with people to help solve their problems: as a nurse, an adult literacy instructor, a union grievance officer, and an unemployment case worker. He knows how to listen to people, work with them, and advocate on their behalf.
Ross has served in many positions from volunteer to board member with organizations working on renewable energy, public health, workers’ rights, food security, youth engagement and township waste management.
He is currently co-chair of the Kingston and Area Health Coalition. He chairs the Executive Board of the Ontario Health Coalition.
Ross and his wife Nancy Bayly have lived on Mitchell Creek in Loughborough District for the past 18 years. He was elected to his first term as a Councillor in South Frontenac Township in 2014 and became deputy mayor in 2015.