This is a space for me to share the work I have completed. If nothing else, I hope the photos and descriptions of the projects I have worked on inspire you and encourage you to become more aware of what is happening in the cities and communities around you.

"The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing" | Walt Disney
 

About me

I am currently a Planner at MacNaughton Hermsen Britton Clarkson Planning Limited in Woodbridge, ON and a graduate of the Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning program at Ryerson University in Toronto, ON. I was born in Saskatchewan, raised in Southern Alberta and moved to Toronto in 2012 to pursue my passion of city planning.

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CV

Education

2012-2016 | Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning | Ryerson University

Work Experience

2016 - Present | Planner | MacNaughton Hermsen Britton Clarkson Planning Limited
2016 | Junior Planner | MapYourProperty
2015 | Design Technician  |  York Region
2015 | Student Intern | Kehilla Residential Programme
2014 | Planning Office Assistant  |  City of Medicine Hat
2013 - 2015 | Vice-President of Project Management | Real Estate Ryerson

Awards 

2015 | Student Scholar at Ryerson University
2015 | Donald J. Logan Class of '73 Bursary
2015 | IBI Group Award (3rd-year client-based studio)
2014 | E.X.C.E.L. Employee Recognition Award (at the City of Medicine Hat)
2013 | Paul Bruer & Imre Koroknay Award
2013 | Louise McKinney Post-Secondary Scholarship
2012 - 2016 | Dean's List at Ryerson University
2012 | Leader of Tomorrow (City of Medicine Hat)
2011 | Medal of Excellence (Grade 4 Contemporary Idioms Guitar Exam)

Volunteer Experience

2016 - Present | Executive Member | Ryerson Planning Alumni Association
2016 | R.U. A Planner? - High School Outreach
2015 - 2016 | 4th-Year Student Representative | Ryerson Association of Planning Students
2014 - Present | Volunteer | Urban Land Institute
2014 - 2015 | Graphic Designer and Curator | Urbanspace Gallery
2014 | Guitar Instructor | Musicians at Ryerson
2012 - 2013 | 1st-Year Student Representative | Ryerson Association of Planning Students
2012 - Present | Guitarist and Musical Team Facilitator | C3 Toronto
2011 - 2012 | Youth Advisory Board Member | City of Medicine Hat

Technical Skills

Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
ArcGIS & QGIS
Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word)

Completed Courses

Contemporary Urban Design 
Feasibility Analysis of Development
Municipal Finance for Planners 
Planning Law I & II 
Housing
Conflict Resolution
Field Research Project I (Field Trip to Washington, D.C.)
Field Research Project II (Field Trip to Chicago, IL) 
Canadian Politics and Government
The American City (History)
Statistics for Planners
Urban Local Government
Geographies of Health
Social Movements and Politics 
Marketing Geography
Applied Ecology
Microeconomics 

Professional Affiliations

2015 - 2017 | Urban Land Institute (ULI) | Associate Member
2016 - Present | Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) | Candidate Member
2016 - Present | Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) | Candidate Member

Hobbies

Playing guitar & drums
Biking
Running
Reading (topics include true crime, current events, business and any book written by a comedian)
Laughing
Painting