LOCAL INVOLVEMENT/Activities/Other Interests
Par-Tek Construction Services is located in the Eastern neighborhood of Mississauga and actively contributes to the GTA community in which we live and work through local involvement, volunteering, benefits and other charitable supports.
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES (VOLUNTEER)
1987 - 1993 Toronto Refiners and Smelters Decommissioning Committee
Niagara Neighborhood Association representative to above committee. Purpose of committee was to initiate and oversee a $24 million dollar soil rehabilitation project in the neighborhood. First occasion in North America where soil remediation attempted in residential setting. Responsible for establishing terms of reference, remediation criteria, suitable contractors and consultants. Other members of committee included Ministry of the Environment, City of Toronto, Dept. of Health, Dept. of Labor, Toronto City Property, etc. Project was completed on time and within budget.
1988 - 1991 Massey Harris Lands Conversion Project Toronto, On.
Participated in neighborhood committee for the renovation of an abandoned Massey Harris building into new local library. Oversaw the selection of Architects, development of design criteria. Selected as the committee representative to liaise with contractor and Architect on behalf of committee. Completed in March 1991.
1999 - 2008 Level 1 Ski Instructor for disabled children (volunteer).
Current Habitat For Humanity volunteer