Instructor Profile.

James Kay


Development Engineering Manager

City of Kelowna

James Kay is a consulting civil engineer serving the land development and municipal engineering sectors across Canada for 16 years.

James is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and practiced in Richmond Hill, Aurora and Barrie before moving west. As a Professional Engineer and Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control, James has designed and consulted on hundreds of erosion and sediment control plans for subdivisions, commercial developments, townhouses and apartment projects. With a focus on sustainability and green infrastructure, James brings depth and experience in hydrology and hydraulics, as well as current Best Management Practices and Low Impact Development strategies.

James is well versed in the federal and provincial legislation, as well as local municipal bylaws governing erosion and sediment control. James has served on the Executive of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of The International Erosion Control Association, the Erosion & Sediment Control Association of Canada, and the Erosion & Sediment Control Association of British Columbia. James has had the pleasure of delivering courses for Vancouver Island University, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Okanagan College, BC Water & Waste Association, Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists, Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association, and ESCA BC and Canada.