Professional Engagement



Architecture Canada: Royal Architectural Institute of Canada


Ontario Association of Architects


Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals

  • Board of Directors, Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP), 2005 to 2012
  • Steering Committee CAHP/Heritage Canada Foundation Quebec 1609-2008 Conference

Association of Preservation Technology International

  • Co-chair of Technical Committee for Sustainable Preservation


Canadian Green Building Council

  •  Former Director, Canada Green Building Council, Ottawa Region Chapter

Select Involvement


  • Co-Chair, Technical Committee on Sustainable Preservation, Association for Preservation Technology International, 2011 to Present
  • Ecodistricts Protocol International Advisory Committee 2014 to Present
  • Invited Peer Reviewer, The Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development (JCHMSD) 2016 to Present
  • Director, Canada Green Building Council, Ottawa Region 2010 to 2014
  • Director, Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals, 2008 to 2012
  • Lecturer, Heritage Canada EcoDistricts Workshop, 2013; CaGBC, 2009 to 2011; Ontario Heritage Conference, 2014
  • Director, CaGBC/City of Ottawa Greening Existing Buildings Leadership Forum, 2012.
  • President, Historic Ottawa Development Inc. (HODI), 2004 to 2007; Board of Directors, 1987 to 2014; Past-President, 2007 to 2009
  • Steering Committee Member, Cultural Human Resources Council, Built Heritage Sector Initiative, 2004 to present
  • Lecturer, Inaugural Phillips Memorial Lecture and Annual General Meeting, Heritage Ottawa, 2006 & 2012
  • Vice President, Heritage Ottawa, 1988-1990; Board of Directors, Heritage Ottawa, 1987-1993
  • Chairman, LACAC Subcommittee for Preservation Encouragement, 1995-1997; LACAC Member 1992-1998
  • Chairman, Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee (LACAC), City of Ottawa, 1997-1998
  • Juror, City of Ottawa Heritage  Awards, 1995 to 1997; Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals Awards, 2011 to 2013
  • Eddy Digestor Tower Charette, Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1990
  • Byward Market 1930’s Photography Exhibit, 1989


  • Renovators Council Steering Committee, Reno Demo Project (with CMHC and NRCan), 1996
  • Founder and Director, Ottawa International Architecture and Film Festival, 1988-1992
  • Board Member and Director – RAIC Local Architecture Network, Ottawa, 1993-1996; ORSA, 1988-1990; 1993-1996
  • Architecture and History Tour Guide, Victoria & Chaudière Islands and Falls, for Heritage Ottawa, ICOMOS and others
  • Architecture and Urbanism Correspondent, Ottawa Citizen

Urban Issues

  • Expert Witness, City of Ottawa, Ontario Conservation Review Board & City of Kingston, Ontario Municipal Board
  • Ottawa Downtown Urban Strategies Charette, 2003
  • Member and Co-founder, Uptown Rideau Business and Community Association, 1992 to present
  • Founding  Member  and  Chairman,  Urban  League  of Ottawa, 1984-1999
  • Rideau Street Design Charette, 1999
  • Urban Gateways – National Ideas Competition, 1997
  • Edge City – Suburban Development Symposium, 1996
  • Centretown Revisited, Kent St. Charette: “RE-DO-IT”, 1995
  • Lansdowne Park, Redevelopment Charette & Exhibit, 1991
  • Uptown Rideau Urban Concept Plan, 1990’s
  • Member, Mayor’s Task Force on Downtown Revitalization, Ottawa


  • Board Member, Algonquin College Architectural Advisory Committee, 2005 to present
  • Professor, Architectural Design, Algonquin College School of Advanced Technology 2001-2005
  • Guest Critic, Carleton University School of Architecture
  • Lecturer, Carleton Heritage Conference, 2011