Troy was born and raised in Prince Albert. He earned his Bachelor of Education from the University of Saskatchewan through the SUNTEP program in Prince Albert.
For most of Troy’s career, he was an early childhood educator in a community school. Through teaching in a community school, he saw how important education is to healthy people, families, and society.
Troy has a great deal of experience working with community organizations in Prince Albert. Among them are the Prince Albert Indian and Métis Friendship Centre, Prince Albert Community Players, the Urban Multipurpose Aboriginal Youth Activity Centres, Prince Albert Urban Aboriginal Strategy, and the Prince Albert and Area Teachers Association.
Troy views a strong economy, a well-funded education system, and robust Crown Corporations as being key steps to putting people first.