James has sat as one of the Board Co-Chairs for the Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre since the clinic has operated as a society. As a self identified trans* person James understands and values the importance of being able to access services that are respectful, welcoming and celebratory of gender identity and self-expression. He has worked in community, primarily in youth services for many years in both front line and management capacities. Currently, the Executive Director of a provincial alcohol and drug, live-in, treatment centre for youth operating in East Van, he also presents workshops and provides consulting for gender inclusive service delivery for other agencies and organizations. James is passionate about social justice and committed to providing anti-oppressive and inclusive services for all people.