Art is a native Victorian and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (1971) and except for 4 years in industry in the mid-1970’s, has been a partner in Joyce & Dilba, CPA since 1977. He is or has been a director of numerous civic and charitable organizations including the Chamber of Commerce, Craigdarroch Castle, Disability Resource Centre, Victoria Civic Heritage Trust and Saanich Heritage Foundation and many others. He is also a member of Masonic and Shriner related organizations and when his children were younger was a leader with Scouts Canada. Art and wife for 45 years have 3 sons and 2 grandchildren. In his spare time he likes to read and spend summers at Shawnigan Lake.