John Fisher was born and lived most of his life in South West Ontario in both rural and urban environments. He has an academic BA from the University of Western Ontario and his profession was teaching (kindergarten to Grade 13). His life experience of travel, economics and politics has been focused on the geogphrahy of people and the environment.
With his move to the Bulkley Valley (Smithers) his interets in the wise use of natural resources has continued. The listed ‘values’ of the Community Resources Board attracted John to the Board.