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- Editor-in-Chief of Island Writer 2012 – present
- Proofreader for The Diocesan Post, 2011 – present
- Poetry Editor of Island Writer 2010 – 2012
- Editor of The Spirit 2012 – Fall 2012 – present
- Poetry Editor for Canadian Author, the magazine of the Canadian Authors’ Association, 1982-1997.
- Canadian Editor for Bogg (USA) 1988 – 2009
- Editor of Memories of St. Thomas & Elgin, for the Friends of St. Thomas Public Library, Millennium project, 2000
- Editor for South Western Ontario Poetry, a monthly newsletter and publisher of poetry chapbooks, 1978-1988.
- Co-founder and editor of Montreal Poets’ Information Exchange, 1975-1977.
- Editor at many seminars and blue pencil days in schools and libraries.
- Have judged plays for the Young Farmers Association.
- Have judged speech competitions for the Optimist Club and various schools.
- One of 3 judges for the Matthews Hall Oratorical Contest, 1979 – 2008
- One of the judges for the Canadian Authors’ Association Annual Awards for the best book, poetry division, 1989.
- Judged the National Capital Poetry Contest, 1989.
- Judged the Dorothy Shoemaker Literary Awards, Kitchener, Ontario, 1991.
- Judged the Niagara Area Poetry Contest, 1992.
- Judge for the London Jewish Community Literary Competition, 1993, 1994 and 1995.
- Jurist (ongoing) for the Canada Council. Read and evaluate manuscripts in their publishing grants program.
- Judged the Canadian Church Press Awards (Ottawa) 1995 and 1996.
- Judged the International Training in Communication Public Speaking Competition, Southwestern Ontario Division, 1995.
- Judged the Sean Ryan Fund Poetry Contest, 1999.
- Judge for the Poetry category, Friends of St. Thomas Public Library Writing Contest, spring 2002.
- Judge for Creative Writing Contest to benefit Women’s Community House, London, 2002
- Panelist for The Brickenden Awards for Excellence in Theatre, London, Ontario, 2005-2008
- Judge for the Milton-Acorn Poetry Book Award, 2011
- Trustee for the Canadian Authors’ Association Poetry Award, 2011
- Judge for the League of Canadian Poets’ Jessamy Stursburg Youth Poetry Contest, 2012,
- Raymond Souster Award (League of Canadian Poets) 2014
- Have taught Creative Writing and Freelance Writing (non-credit courses) at the University of Western Ontario, London, and Fanshawe College, St. Thomas.
- Have conducted many workshops on creative and business writing, literary marketing and effective communications, at libraries, schools, and businesses including 3M Canada.
- Participated in the Artists in the Schools program, funded by the Ontario Arts Council.
- Did supply teaching for the Laurentian School Board, Quebec, in the 1960s and 70s
- Facilitated Creative Writing Courses for New Horizons Centre, Victoria, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.