As a passionate volunteer, community builder, with a strong belief in giving back, helping others, and investing in our community John has taken leadership roles with many organizations, including the 2006 World Handball Championships Co-Chair, the annual Cross Cancer Institute Golf Classic - Board Chair, and the Rotary Club of Edmonton.

He is also active with the industry and involved with several organizations including serving as the Board Chair for the Christian Health Association of Alberta (CHAA), Board member with the Seniors Housing Society of Alberta (SHSA), member of the Public Awareness Committee for the Alberta Seniors Community Housing Association (ASCHA), and a member representative of the Alberta Continuing Care Association (ACCA).