Robert Patrick. Robert Patrick joined the EBC Board in 2016 and brought with him extensive experience as a retired Capital Projects professional who worked with the Ontario government on the Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy. He has a sociology degree from U of T and an Industrial Management Certificate from Ryerson University. Robert has been a community volunteer for over 40 years, serving on several committees in the Town of Oakville. He also served on the Support and Housing Halton Board of Directors for 18 years, where he chaired the board for 7 years and was recognized with the John Kidston Legacy Award. Currently, Robert serves on the Board of the Ontario Environment Network as well as EBC. He is a strong advocate for EBC's mission to acquire and steward properties in a responsible manner, believing in the importance of securing, enhancing, and protecting natural landscapes from inappropriate development.