Jack recently retired in March 2020 as the Chief Executive Officer of the Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia. Before being named CEO in February 2011, Jack worked in finance and administration with the Vancouver Board of Trade for ten years. Prior to that, he was a project controller for major real estate development projects in Greater Vancouver. A certified member and fellow of the Society of Management Accountants of Canada, Jack holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Business Administration from UBC.
Jack has an active volunteer life. In addition to Brightside, he currently serves on the boards of the Immigrant Services Society of BC and the Chinatown Foundation for Community Revitalization, and is a member of the Board of Governors at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. He has also served on the boards of the Vancouver Police Foundation, Richmond Museum Society, Canadian Environmental Grantmakers Network, Canadian Society of Association Executives, Society of Management Accountants of BC (Vancouver Chapter). In addition he was a member of the External Advisory Councils for the UBC School of Community & Regional Planning and the SFU Faculty of Environment, and volunteered as a UBC Sauder MBA student mentor. Jack is a fellow of the Ford Foundation’s Regional Sustainable Development Program. He lives in Steveston with his wife Alanna and has two grown daughters.