1. Current Reading
Capitalism VS The Climate "This Changes Everything" by Naomi Klein
A captivating insightful illustration on how unchecked capitalism exploits the symbolic relationships between the fossil fuel industries, governments and other enterprises.
2. Recommended Reading
"The Third Industrial Revolution" by Jeremy Rifkin
An insightful narrative surrounding the shift away from the fossil fuel hydro carbon economies of the past that powered the 20th century growth to the new realities and changes underway globally by corporations and governments to create a more sustainable future.
Global Acceleration "Thank You For Being Late" by Thomas L. Friedman
This Thesis explores three forces that are shaping our daily lives in the twenty first century - Moores Law (Technology), the market (Globalization), and Mother Nature (climate change & biodiversity loss) are all accelerating at once.
3. Professional Activity
PMI – SAC Outreach Program
Collaboration within the community NGO’s and organizations and corporations to establish and enhance global PMI initiatives to benefit the local population and industry employers.
PMIEF works closely with multi-national corporations, national companies and small-to medium-sized businesses to identify, design and implement alliances that leverage the strengths of the corporate sector on behalf of Project Management for Social Good.
CIQS – Prairies and NWT Territory – Chapter Representation
As industry chapter representative for the region, arranging timely informative subject content presentations with various building organizations and subject experts to foster awareness of the building mechanics and constructability challenges is vital to ensure “Cost Implications” of design and execution decisions.
COAA (Construction Owners Association of Alberta)
Actively involved in an effort to promote more industry awareness and development of competently trained contract administrators in the EPC sector.
4. Community Volunteer - Hull Services
Big Brother mentor for male youth clients in need of guidance and support to develop and adjust to challenging domestic situations.