Raised on the family farm/ranch north of Hanna, Alberta, Glen relocated to Medicine Hat to attended Hillcrest Christian College, where he met and later married his wife Sue.
In 1980, he began his policing career with the Medicine Hat Police Service and served in various capacities until his retirement 2015. Throughout his policing career, Glen received several exceptional service awards including the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for dedicated service in 2012, and in 2013 was presented the Order of Merit of Police Forces by Governor General David Johnson
Always active in his community, Glen has volunteered over the years with Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Block Parents, Youth Safe House, Eagles Nest Ranch, Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter Society, Housing First Steering Committee, Medicine Hat Housing Society, Medicine Hat and District Food Bank, Santa Claus Fund, coaching hockey and basketball, at his local church and several other organizations.
First elected in a 2016 by-election, Glen is honoured to be afforded the opportunity to serve the great people of the expansive Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner riding.
He was named Official Opposition Deputy Shadow Minister for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness in 2017.
Glen and Sue have been blessed with two grown children and six grandchildren, all of whom call Medicine Hat their home.