Jim is a licensed Architect with over 30 years of experience in the profession. His built work encompasses a wide variety of building types, sizes, and budgets. Jim has evaluated the feasibility of countless projects and building sites. He is adept at balancing the needs of the client with the requirements of applicable authorities. A skilled public speaker, Jim is easily able to convey the intentions of a project in any forum.


Bachelor of Environmental Studies
University of Waterloo

Bachelor of Architecture
University of Waterloo

Professional Affiliations

Ontario Association of Architects - Architect
Royal Architectural Institute of Canada - Member


Contest Director - National Soaring Competition, 2012

President - Rotary Club of Guelph, 2008-2009

Director - Rotary Club of Guelph, 1998-2003, 2007-2008

Director - SOSA Gliding Club, 2002-2004

President - York Soaring Association, 2012-Present

Past Chairman Fergus Planning Advisory Committee

Town of Fergus Committee Member for the Official Plan Update

Director - Guelph Wish Fund for Children, 2017-Present

Director - Hospice Wellington, 1996 - 1998

Director - Fergus Elora Rotary Club, 1983-1984

Expert Witness - Ontario Municipal Board