Raised on the family farm/ranch north of Hanna, Alberta, relocated to Medicine Hat to attended Hillcrest Christian College, where met and later married wife Sue, made Medicine Hat home.
Began policing career with the Medicine Hat Police Service in 1980 – and served in various capacities until his retirement 2015. Received several policing exceptional service awards including the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for dedicated service in 2012 and in 2013 was presented the Order of Merit of Police Forces by Governor General David Johnson
Always active in community – volunteered over the years with Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Block Parents, Youth Safe House, Eagles Nest Ranch, Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter Society, Housing First Steering Committee, Medicine Hat Housing Society, Medicine Hat and District Food Bank, Santa Claus Fund, coaching hockey and basketball, officiated basketball, at his local church and several other organizations.
First elected as a Conservative Member of Parliament in a 2016 by-election, – honoured to be afforded the opportunity to serve the great people of the Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner riding.
He served as the Opposition Associate Shadow Minister for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness from 2019-2020, and as a Member of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians (NSICOP).
Glen and Sue have been blessed with two grown children and six grandchildren, all of whom call Medicine Hat their home.