The Golden Horseshoe Chapter is well-served by a dedicated volunteer Board of Directors. Their level of enthusiasm, time spent and commitment helps to ensure the success of CCI. Members interested in serving on the Chapter Board are encouraged to do so. To learn more, please contact the Chapter Administrator at email@example.com
Nathan Helder, B.Sc.
Gelderman Landscape Services
831 Centre Road, Box 82120
Waterdown, ON L0R 2M0
Nathan Helder is the President of Gelderman Landscaping. He has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Guelph. Nathan is passionate about finance, sales and business development. He provides leadership and direction to the company and spearheads new initiatives. Nathan also volunteers in several forums. He is the Chair of The Environmental Stewardship Committee with Landscape Ontario, and past President of the Business Executive Organization. Nathan is a mentor in his church Youth Group, an ACMO Associates Committee member and a Landscape Ontario Trade Show Committee member. Nathan has published several articles on landscaping and environmental stewardship, as well as other industry-related subjects. He is married to Michelle, and has one daughter.
Wilson Blanchard Management Inc.
701 Main St. West, Suite 101, Hamilton, ON, L8S 1A2
T. 905.540.8800 x253
S.G. McLeod CPA, CA, CA
340 Queenston Road
Hamilton, ON L8K 1H6
Maria Desforges, RCM, ACCI
J & W Condominium Management Ltd.
125 Forest Ave., Hamilton, ON L8N 1X7
T. 905-527-5444 ext 302 | F. 905-527-3633
Maria Desforges, RCM, ACCI has over 15 years experience in the condominium industry with experience as an owner a director and now a property manager. Memberships with ACMO and CCI have rounded out her formal training in this highly complex industry.
Maria is President of J & W Condominium Management located in Hamilton working in conjunction with Jordan and Williamson Management Ltd., a company that deals primarily with residential properties.
Michelle Kelly, B.Comm, LL.B
Sutherland Kelly LLP
173 Woolwich Street, Suite 202, Guelph, ON N1H 3V4
Michelle practices almost exclusively in the area of condominium law. She acts for developers, condominiums, and unit owners across Ontario. Michelle is co-chair of the Communications Committee and is the current editor of the CondoNews. She is also a director for the London & Area Chapter of CCI, member of the Huronia Chapter, and is a member of the Fair Taxes Guelph – Campaign. Michelle regularly speaks at events for CCI and ACMO, contributes articles to the industry magazines, and is the main contributor to a blog on condominium law in Ontario (www.ontcondolaw.com).
Maria Durdan, ACCI
SimpsonWigle LAW LLP
1 Hunter Street E, S-200, Hamilton, ON L8W 3W1
Maria Durdan, B.A. (Hons), J.D., is an Associate lawyer at SimpsonWigle LAW practicing exclusively in the area of condominium management law. Maria worked very closely with and was mentored by the late Ron Danks and has assumed the lead position in supporting over 650 of the firms residential and commercial condominium corporation clients throughout Ontario.
Maria frequently contributes articles to CCI Condo News and presents on condominium-focused topics at seminars. She assists with the CCI-GHC Level 200 course revisions and is involved in the CCI Legislative Committee. Maria is also a member of ACMO.
9 Ballantyne Trail
Hamilton, ON, L9B0B8
T. 905 679 2178
Halton Condo Corp 0116
2068 Brant Street, Unit 1, Burlington, ON L7P 3A6
Peter Webb, RCM, ACCI, C.R.P.
Property Management Guild Inc.
801 Mohawk Rd. W., Suite 101,
Hamilton, ON L9C 6C2
T. 905-575-3636 | F. 905-575-0905
399 Elizabeth St., Unit 512
Burlington, Ont., L7R 0A4
Laurie Hebblethwaite, QAO, CD
Remy Consulting Engineers Ltd.
3425 Harvester Road, Unit 104
Burlington, ON L7L 6B8
T. 905-689-1911ext. 304
Laurie Hebblethwaite is a Project Manager for the Remy Consulting Engineers Ltd. Laurie has been working in the Building Science field since 1987. Laurie has extensive experience in project management of field inspection, field investigation and the preparation of technical reports and specifications; field assessment/investigation and historical investigation of environmental conditions; field investigation for building envelope condition surveys, balcony condition surveys and parking structure condition surveys; technical building condition audits and reporting including reserve fund studies, condition surveys, new construction technical audits and life-cycle forecasting; design of various building rehabilitation projects, primarily dealing with building envelope, roofing and parking structures.
Laurie is currently working towards obtaining through the Roofing Consultants Institute his Registered Roof Observer (RRO) and Registered Exterior Wall Observer (REWO). As well, Laurie has recently completed the Building Science Specialist program at the University of Toronto through the Ontario Building Envelope Council (OBEC).
Complementing his Building Science experience, Laurie has been a self-employed contractor in the building envelope and roofing restoration field.
Laurie is currently a member of: Ontario Building Envelope council (OBEC); Roof Consultant Institute (RCI); Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI); Canadian Roofers Contracting Association (CRCA)
John MacLeod, RCM
Key Property Management & Consultants Ltd.
762 Upper James Street, Box 230
Hamilton, ON L9C 3A2
T. 905-538-6220 ext. 201 | F. 905-538-4438
Member of ACMO and a Director on the CCI Golden Horseshoe Chapter Board. Actively involved in the real estate industry since 1973. Born & raised in the Golden Horseshoe area. Being in both Commercial and Residential Management I have chosen to specialize in Condominium Management. With a background in financial and customer service, I offer my clients a unique management style which they appreciate and value. I have also been both a moderator and speaker at the CCI conferences and trade shows and continue education in our industry.