Ray works with the people of Scia'new (Beecher Bay) with community engagement work and well-ness counsellor. His background is varied but he as worked over 35 years with many Aboriginal organizations and communities. Providing direct services in the area of program development, education/training, crisis intervention, individual/family counselling, community capacity building, social development and mental health. He has witnessed first-hand the strength and resilience of communities to identify their own issues and solution. Working alongside many gift people he has received teachings and insights that have helped him to offer respectful and empowering support to those he works with. It is his hope that along his journey he has made a difference in the lives of those his has come to know, as they have made a difference in his life.