Jay joined Legacy Trust in January 2016 as its first Executive Director. Jay has been involved in the land development industry for 25 years. Most recently he was the General Manager of Economic Development and Planning Services with the City of Abbotsford where he led the team responsible for developing the community plans and policies that set the future land use vision for the City and managing the approval process for land development applications.

Jay’s responsibilities also included the senior management team for master planned, multi-phased resort community developer, developing 950 residential, commercial and hotel condominiums in the Okanagan Valley.

He is a graduate of the University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. Jay has been married to his wife Koralee for 35 years and has three adult daughters and two grandchildren.