Patrick Simpson is an early adopter in smart concept housing and Universal Design. Patrick currently works as a consultant with Canadian Barrier Free Design as a Universal design and building specialist. He has been involved in the housing industry for more than 25 years through real estate and development, including market research, land assembly, project management, and design. Now semi-retired Patrick has sat on many boards and committees in the Vancouver area and continues to volunteer with his community.
Chris Hill, Director
Chris Hill, CPA, CMA, is President of BCollective Homes, Board Member of Passive House Canada and an extremely active member of the high-performance buildng community in Vancouver. Chris has over 15 years experience in supply chain management and the constructionof homes. His professional accomplishments include: Certified Professional Accountant; Master Residential Builder - CHBA; Bachelor of Arts, Econimcs-UVIC; Certified Passive House Tradesperson; HAVAN - Trailblazer of the Year Award 2021, and a B.C. Housing Registered Builder. BCollective Homes is a Design Build Firm, based in North Vancouver, British Columbia, specializing in custom Passive House homes that are eco-friendly, net zero, and high performance.
Dr. Rosalin Miles, Director
Dr. Rosalin Miles is a member of Lytton First Nation. She completed her Doctor of Education Degree, Curriculum and Instruction, and her Graduate Certificate in Non-Profit Management at the University of Central Florida. She obtained her Master's degree in Human Kinetics, at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and is a practicing kinesiologist. She believes homes should always be accessible and safe for all family members.
In 2019, she attended Harvard Business School and completed the "Leading People and Investing to Build Sustainable Communities" certification program. In 2017, she became a Certified Aboriginal Professional Administrator, Aboriginal Finance Officers Association. Rosalin Miles is an Indigenous Scholar and works as a UBC Research Associate and Indigenous Scholar within the Indigenous Studies in Kinesiology program in the School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Education. In 2019 Rosalin was recognized by the House of Commons, Vancouver Quadra's Hidden Hero Award for her work as the founder and volunteer Executive Director of the Indigenous Physical Activity & Cultural Circle, a national Canadian non-profit organization.