Jamie is a longtime resident and active community member of St. Vital. He serves on the board of the Glenwood Community Centre and the Glenwood Parent Advisory Council. He is currently the President of Open Access Resource Centre, a non-profit organization that makes life easier for Manitobans with speech challenges. Jamie also served as a public representative on the Council for Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Manitoba. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness from the University of Manitoba and currently works in leadership at RAPID RTC. He was also a manager at Investors Group until 2018 and worked at the Canadian Wheat Board for 4 years. Jamie won three provincial basketball championships in high school and was given the award for the Manitoba AAAA provincial male athlete of the year. He went on to play several seasons for University of Manitoba Bisons football team.