Curriculum Vitae

Michael William Craggs, B.A., LL.B.
340 Avenue Q South
Saskatoon, SK S7M 2Y3
Phone: (306) 222-3203
Fax: (306) 382-4995

Qualitative Assets:

  • Proven sales, management and team coordination skills.
  • High facility in all forms of communication; friendly, confident outgoing personality.
  • Efficiently organized and diligent, with an intelligent approach to problem-solving.
  • Cognitive of long-term goals while moving towards achieving short-term solutions.


1992-1996 Full-time student, University of Saskatchewan in the College of Law, receiving an LL.B. specializing in corporate, business and tax law.

1988-1992 Full-time student, University of Saskatchewan in the College of Arts and Science, receiving a Double Honors BA in Political Studies and Economics.

1985-1988 Student at Aden Bowman Collegiate Institute, completing Grade XII, receiving the Social Science Award for academic excellence.

Proven Strengths:

  • Demonstrated ability in finding solutions specific to the needs of any situation, even in tense situations resulting from urgent deadlines and inflexible parties.
  • Strong oral communication and presentation ability demonstrated not only through competition in Science Fairs at an international level and numerous debating tournaments but also the promotion of two home businesses and coordination of computer fairs.
  • Organizational ability as exhibited by fund raising, volunteer recruitment, chairing meetings, primary level research, and operating and managing a successful home business.
  • Research ability as demonstrated by completion of several major academic papers, and practical research into the workings of government as encountered in a political office. Bureaucratic research skills obtained while working as a Constituency Secretary.
  • Completion of comprehensive courses in Statistics, Applied Calculus, Political Analysis, Econometrics and four years of law courses, specializing in business law (including courses in Commercial Crime, Municipal Law and Intellectual Property).

Computer Skills:

  • Extensive computer background on IBM/Macintosh systems and networks including MAC OS System 6-9/X, LINUX, UNIX, MS-DOS, MS-Windows 3.11/'9X/2000/NT 4.0.
  • Comprehensive experience with most current applications in the marketplace, including programming code in various languages.
  • Experience with the Internet including FTP, Telnet, World Wide Web, HTML coding, DHTML, Java, CGI scripts, PERL, MySQL, managing servers, developing ecommerce solutions and commercial internet presences, researching for information, data assessments, etc.

Employment History:

Entrepreneurial Ventures

Micwil Computer Consulting

Sole Proprietorship
In business under this name since March 1994. Previously MicalAnde Computer Consultants
  • A sole proprietorship involved in assembling and troubleshooting computer systems and software, training, technology consulting, business to business development / partnerships and Internet consulting and development. Launched in March of 2000,, a division of Micwil, is a targeted ecommerce portal designed to focus on an emerging market niche in Canada.

Business Manager, Clinical Affairs

College of Dentistry, University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E4
Employed full-time from November 2, 1998 to July 2, 1999
Director, Clinical Affairs: Dr. David Tyler Phone: 966-5135
  • Operational manager of the day to day affairs of the Dental Clinic
  • Supervisor of clinic office personnel
  • Responsible for budgeting and accounting of clinic income and expenses
  • Developed the 5 Year Business Plan for the Clinic
  • Information Technology infrastructure planning, deployment, support and maintenance.

Internet Advertising Development Consultant

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
204 5th Ave. N. Saskatoon, SK S7K 2P1
Employed full-time from July 2, 1996 to December 31, 1996 (TERM POSITION)
Electronic Media Manager: Doug Lacombe Phone: 664-8341
  • Contacting, arranging and consulting with clients in order to design an effective World Wide Web presence. Developing a marketing strategy and ensuring production capabilities were available to meet client needs, including project management.

Vendor/Fair Co-ordinator

Saskatoon Free-Net Computer Fair '95 & '96
Box 339 RPO University Saskatoon, SK S7N 4J8 Dialup Line: 956-3700
Employed full-time from June 21, 1995 to October 1, 1995 and part-time from January 15, 1996 to June 6, 1996.
Project Coordinator: Ron Bernsten Phone: 683-7593
  • Contacting potential local and national vendors and securing their participation in the fair.
  • Approaching media and vendors for sponsorship of various parts of the fair.
  • Organizing and implementing the physical layout and assisting with on-site management of the fair.

Constituency Secretary

Lynda Haverstock's Greystone Constituency Office
#330-2600 8th Street E., Saskatoon, SK S7H 0V7 Phone: 374-0029
Employed full-time from April 1, 1993 to August 25, 1993 and part-time to May 30, 1996.
Office Manager: Linda Denis
  • Handling inquiries for information and resolution of concerns with government agencies, preparing replies for the MLA to revise, running day-to-day operations at the office.
  • Design and installation of a customized filing program to link offices around Saskatchewan.


Saskatchewan Head Injury Association
2310 Louise Avenue Saskatoon, SK S7J 2C7 Phone: 373-1555
Employed full-time from April 11, 1990 to Sept. 3, 1990 and May 11, 1991 to August 26, 1991.
Program Coordinator: Ayesha Janzen

  • Creation and organization of a resource center including developing a customized user friendly computer circulation and search program for library materials.
  • Physical arrangement and organization of the resource center, computerization of office operations and independently running the office.

Volunteer Work/Interests:

  • Volunteer with Industry Canada's Computers for Schools program.
  • Athletic interests include tennis, racquetball, cycling, bowling and golfing.
  • Keen interest in computers and their integration into society, including volunteer with the Saskatoon Free-Net Association
  • Leisure interests encompass science fiction (both reading and writing), and games of logic and strategy such as Chess, Go and Terrace.
  • Inactive member of MENSA Canada.

References Available upon request.

Micwil Computer Consulting
340 Ave. Q South
Saskatoon, SK, Canada
S7M 2Y3
Phone (306) 222-3203
Fax (306) 382-4995
All materials copyright © 2001 Micwil Computer Consulting.

This page last updated February 1, 2001.