Birthplace: Blairmore, Alberta, Canada
Professional Training & Experience
Steve graduated with an Architecture degree from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver in 1979. After working for a senior architect he inherited the architectural office in 1984 and ran the single proprietorship for 13 yrs. During a 5 month YWAM mission experience in 1995-96 he felt "Called" to working as an architect in missions, first serving with Mission Builders International (a YWAM ministry) for 3 yrs. He began his eMi experience in September 2000 with the eMi Colorado office, serving for two yrs before returning to Calgary, Canada in Aug 2002 and started the eMi Canada office. In Sept 2017, eMi Canada commemorated its15th aniversary and continues to serve the eMi model.
After serving with YWAM Mission Builders for 3 years, Steve has served with eMi since September 2000, having led 35 projects in 23 countries from eMi USA and eMi Canada.
Steve has been married to Barb for 40 years. They have 2 sons, both married, with 3 grand children between them. The Grandchildren are 4(girl), 1.75(boy) and 1(boy) years of age and all live in Calgary.