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Bruce Waygood

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Bruce Waygood came to Canada from the UK in 1963 attending the Univ. of Manitoba obtaining a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Microbiology and then a Ph.D. in Medical Biophysics in 1974 at the Univ. of Toronto, where he met his wife Kate. He then went to Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, before joining the Biochemistry Dept. at the Univ. of Saskatchewan Medical College in 1977, for the next 30 y.  In the last 7 years, he held a senior administrative position, University Coordinator of Health Research, with Provincial responsibilities for Univ. of Regina and First Nations University of Canada in addition to the Univ. of Saskatchewan.  He was a successful basic science researcher holding federal funding for all 30 years.  In addition to academic committee work, he was on the Executive of the Faculty Association and several negotiating teams; was a co-founder of the Nutana Residents Association that caused the City of Saskatoon to modernize its zoning for all the older neighbourhoods; organized 7 successful election campaigns for Kate as a City Councillor; and lobbied Ottawa on science funding issues.  Since coming to Pender in 2006, he has served 6 years previously on the PIHCS Board, and then 2 years as Past-President.  He is currently Commodore of Pender Island Junior Sailing Association and Race Captain for the Pender Island Yacht Club.  He has a large garden that keeps him busy.