Jean (known as John) has been married to Michelle for 38 years. Together they have two sons, Robert and Paul. Jean retired in December 2018 from the publicservice to care for his son Robert who was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in May 2017 at age 34. This is done as a family with Michelle and Paul. Jean is grateful for the support provided by MND Victoria and joins the Walk to D’Feet MND to help raise funds for much needed equipment and care.