Dale is married with two children, has a background in science, natural resource management and engagement. He has worked with the federal government and a First Nation, and for the past several years with Manitoba Hydro. He is the Section Head for the Waterway Community Engagement Section, responsible for working with people along the waterways we share throughout the hydro-electric system. This community includes Indigenous Nations, communities and groups; municipalities; cottage and environmental associations; researchers and resource users. Dale's role is to engage with the waterway community to foster understanding of the Manitoba Hydro waterway system, to understand people’s concerns with Manitoba Hydro, and to act on these understandings to improve relations.