Chief Executive Officer
Chris BallardChris Ballard has a history of supporting environmental and land use causes, most recently as the Ontario’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change implementing the government’s plan for a clean environment and a sustainable economy. He also served as the Minister of Housing and the Minister responsible for Ontario's Poverty Reduction Strategy and a Member of the Treasury Board. Chris’ political experience also includes being a municipal councillor in Aurora, Ontario. Chris is a past Executive Director of the 60,000 member Consumers’ Association of Canada (Ontario) and a founding board member of the Consumers Council of Canada. His leadership in journalism, communications and public affairs includes terms as President and Board member of the Public Affairs Association of Canada.
Senior Director, Education
Chris PetitChris is a Passive House designer, tradesperson, site supervisor, construction verifier, trainer, and building certifier accredited by the Passive House Institute. He has provided design support and energy modeling services since 2008 with the Center for Sustainable Building Research, Clean Energy Coalition, Regenerative Design, and CertiPHIers Cooperative.
Director, Membership and Business Development
Darlene TrimmDarlene is passionate about building valued relationships and connecting people to ideas, experts and solutions for impact and growth. With over 20 years in the financial industry and business development, she combines strong business acumen with a keenness for knowledge sharing and is often relied upon as a trusted advisor. She is known for being an engaging, curious, and effective communicator with a focus on continuous improvement opportunities. She empowers and fosters inclusive leadership in others and motivates for success in an ever changing fast-paced global environment. She brings her enthusiasm and experience to Passive House Canada to share value and support to our growing membership.
Senior Specialist, Government & Stakeholder Relations
Sana AminSana works to create and build relationships at Passive House Canada. She works with stakeholders and all levels of Government to bring awareness to Passive House Canada’s mission and adoption of International Passive House standards. Sana’s experience includes working at the Ministry of Economic Development and Growth in Ontario and in the HVAC industry. She is passionate about government, politics and climate change. Sana has a BA in Political Science and a post-graduate certificate in Government Relations.
Coordinator, Education & Marketing
Hayden MorinHayden holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, majoring in Marketing, from Camosun College in Victoria, British Columbia. He has worked on various construction sites throughout his life, learning what it takes to erect structures firsthand. Hayden is passionate about sustainable buildings, infrastructure and hopes to affect Canadian building standards and policy. In his free time, he likes learning about new things, detailing vehicles, and touring around Victoria on his motorcycle. He hopes to soon get a fully electric pick-up truck!
Jessica WeberJessica is a graphic designer and web developer from Vancouver Island. She's worked for years creating online and print materials in the Passive House industry for several organizations across North America. Jessica is passionate about the environment and volunteers in her spare time with local environmental groups.