The first SF Book he purchased was "‘The Red Planet" by Russ Winterbotham. Other "firsts" include:
First SF Convention: Triple Fan Fair, Toronto.
First SF Convention Chaired: VCON 25.
First SF Convention Program Book edited: VCON 36.
First SF fanzine read: Spockanalia issue #2.
First Fanzine edited: BCSFAzine issue #193.
First SF Fanzine published: Entropy Blues issue #1.
First SF Award received: Aurora Award.
He published the The Frenetic Fanac Review, Coruscating Conundrums, Obir Magazine, The Fanactical Fanactivist, Space Cadet, The Fantiquarian Chronicler, Auroran Lights, The Pleasure of Ruins, WCSFAzine, and VConversation
He serves as archivist for the following organizations: British Columbia Science Fiction Association, West Coast Science Fiction Association, Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association, Canadian Fanzine Fanac Awards Society, and VCON.
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