Mr. Maddox has history of volunteering that dates back to 1970 when he was first elected to the town council.  In 1975, he was elected mayor and has held that position for the past 39 years.  He has devoted countless hours to running the affairs of the community and has served, and still serves, on committees that shape the everyday lives of the residents of King’s Cove, including the volunteer fire department, the regional waste disposal committee, the recreation committee, the King’s Cove Historical Society and the Bonavista and Area Citizen’s Crime Prevention Committee.  He has also served with the Discovery Trail Tourism Association. As well, he has volunteered with the Bonavista Trinity Minor Hockey Association and is a member of the Knights of Columbus