Ron's career in the printing discipline known as flexography, the dominant form of package printing, included executive experience in sales, marketing and technical service. He is the immediate past Chairman of the Canadian Flexographic Training Committee (CFTC). During his tenure with the CFTC, he spearheaded the establishment of a perpetual scholarship for students continuing their career path in flexography at the post-secondary educational level. Subsequently he served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Printing Industries Scholarship Trust Fund (CPISTF) in the administration of their substantial portfolio, supporting students in all printing disciplines, Canada wide. Having recently relinquished his seat on the CPISTF to concentrate on the Chairmanship of the Mackenzie Printery & Newspaper Museum, Ron has been voted into the prestigious Honourable Society of the Wayzgoose in recognition of his philanthropic contributions to the Canadian Graphic Arts industry.