Bruce has been active both in his community and in municipal politics and has firsthand experience managing growth and engaging diverse interest groups, and seeking comprehensive solutions to complex issues.

He was past Reeve and Deputy Reeve of Big Horn County, and  has either served or is serving on the Rocky View Development Appeal Board, the Spray Lakes Recreational Society, a number of hospital boards, the Ranchlands Recreational Board and Rocky View County Reeve's Task Force on Growth Planning.

Bruce's current business focus is as Project Manager for the yet to be completed South Fish Creek Recreation Complex.

Bruce is an avid sportsman and is known to cruise the Gulf Islands and to disappear to Lake Diefenbaker in Saskatchewan in the fall.