André Lessard is an architect with 35 years of practice; he has been a CAHP Member since 2001 and he is currently president of the BC Chapter. He has been involved in major conservation projects in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Victoria and Vancouver where he now resides and practices. André is a former member of the Vancouver Heritage Commission. He is also an APT member and a LEED Accredited Professional. In addition André was an assistant adjunct professor for many years at the University of Toronto and instructor in the Architectural Preservation and Conservation Program, at Ryerson University.