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Marlene Slopack, T109 - Architectural Technology Coordinator B. ARCH (McGill), B. Sc. ARCH (McGill)
Member of Ontario Association of Architects (OAA), Certificate of Practice
Member of Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC)
Member of Toronto Society of Architects (TSA)
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP)
Marlene Slopack has been a professor in the School of Architectural Studies for 4 years and is the coordinator. She brings with her a combined 15 years of teaching experience which includes Humber College and also as a surveying Instructor at McGill University as well as more than 20 years of industry experience. Her current curriculum focus is in the Architectural Technology and Sustainable Design course cluster.
As a practicing architect, Marlene was a partner in a design/build company which worked on residential, commercial and industrial projects. A member of the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) and the Toronto Society of Architects (TSA), Marlene’s current related professional activities include advisement as an architectural consultant regarding legal matters in construction, building inspections as well as residential and commercial design.
Marlene has shared her architectural skills with her community through her participation on the Markham Conservation Committee and the Johnsview Village Peace Garden, for which she received an Environmental Citation.
Douglas Walker, T132 - Architectural Technician Coordinator
MA (Central Michigan), B.Tech. (Ryerson)
Douglas Walker has varied experience in building regulations, architectural design and construction/project management for thirty-four years. He has worked on the project management teams for Dow Chemical and Atomic Energy of Canada for the construction of new facilities. Most recently, he was Manager of Plan Review and Inspections and Deputy Chief Building Official in the City of Toronto and was responsible for Code training for building inspection staff. As a Certified Building Code Official, Mr. Walker has taught a variety of Building Code courses at Seneca College, Toronto Homebuilders Association, Ontario Building Officials Association, Ministry of Housing. In addition, he is a building code consultant and expert witness to the legal profession.