2023-2024 Executive Officers

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Chair, Conference Committee
Member, Membership Committee

Jean-Michel is a licensed Professional Engineer in both Ontario and Quebec. Jean-Michel has been with Adjeleian Allen Rubeli Limited since 2003 and has been principal with the company since 2017. Jean-Michel’s work includes structural investigation, evaluation, restoration and renovation of existing structures. Jean-Michel’s experience with existing structures was a natural progression to the field of heritage structural engineering, having recently worked on heritage projects such as 180 Wellington, the Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne Park, the Horticulture Building at Lansdowne Park, F.A.C.E, Petit Pouvoir, Rideau Hall as well as the West Memorial Building.

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Vice-President: Adam Hatch

Chair, Ethics & Conduct Committee
Chair, Advocacy Committee

Adam is a registered architect experienced in building conservation projects, from planning and design through to completion of construction. He has a keen interest in cultural projects and the integration of new construction with old structures, which has developed through his involvement on wide-ranging projects from museums and art galleries, to large-scale concrete and masonry buildings, and wood frame structures. Adam has served on the board of directors for Heritage BC and CAHP, and is knowledgeable on how conserving existing buildings is part of the sustainable growth and future of cities.

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Secretary: James Neilson

Co-chair, Annual Awards Committee

James Neilson is a heritage planner at the City of St. Catharines. James has a decade of experience in the public and private sector, including positions with the Ministry of Tourism, Town of Oakville, the City of Toronto, ERA Architects and ASI. James has a Masters of Environmental Studies (Planning) from York University and a Bachelors Degree in Politics from Trent University.

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Treasurer: Brad Taylor

Honourary Chair, Membership Committee
Member, Ethics & Conduct Committee
Co-Chair, Education and Professional Development Committee
Member, Advocacy Committee

Brad has been a structural engineering consultant for over 12 years and has developed a keen interest in heritage conservation. Throughout that time he has been involved with the Claybank Brick Plant National Historic Site as structural consultant, but also as a volunteer with the Saskatchewan Heritage Foundation and the Claybank Historical Society. Brad has been involved on many award-winning heritage projects including the restoration of the Saskatchewan Legislative Building Dome, the Manitoba Legislative Building Rotunda, and the restoration of Darke Hall in Regina. Brad has a Master of Business Administration from Lakehead University and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois.

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Past-President: Chris Uchiyama

Chair, Chapter Liaison Committee
Chair, Nominations Committee
Member, Conference Committee
Member, Equity and Diversity Task Force

Ms. Uchiyama, M.A, has more than a decade of experience providing archaeological and cultural heritage planning advice and expertise to a variety of municipal, provincial, federal and private industry clients across Ontario. Her specialties include: archaeological investigations; cultural heritage evaluation under O.Reg.9 /06 and 1 0/06; and heritage impact assessments. She has extensive experience in research, identification, evaluation and inventory of archaeological resources, properties, buildings and cultural landscapes. Ms. Uchiyama has an active and compliant Professional Licence to Conduct Archaeological Fieldwork in the Province of Ontario (P376).

2023-2024 Board of Directors

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Chair, Communications Committee
Member, Education and Professional Development Committee
Member, Equity and Diversity Task Force

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Member, Ethics and Conduct Committee
Member, Membership Committee

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Member, Annual Awards Committee
Member, Communications Committee
Co-Chair, Membership Committee

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Co-Chair, Education and Professional Development Committee
Member, Advocacy Committee

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Member, Advocacy Committee

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Member, Membership Committee
Member, Advocacy Committee

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Member, Equity and Diversity Task Force
Member, Education and Professional Development Committee
Member, Membership Committee
Member, Conference Committee

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Member, Membership Committee

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Co-Chair, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Task Force

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Member, Advocacy Committee

CAHP’s Operations Team

We are the people who support and serve the Board and Members.
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Andrew Waldron, Executive Director
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Rania Khyya,
Member Relations and Communications Specialist