About Blaine

  • Resident of Waterloo Region since 1989. 
  • Resident of City of Waterloo since 2002.
  • Licensed Engineer (Electrical) with Professional Engineers Ontario since 1985.
  • Graduated from University of Western Ontario, 1983.
  • Active supporter of:
    • Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada;
    • Air Cadets via the Ontario Aerospace Council;
    • FoodBank of Waterloo Region.
  • Community involvement has included:
    • Waterloo Minor Girls Softball, assistant coach;
    • Volunteer Shopping and Driving for Seniors;
    • Waterloo Chapter of the University of Western Ontario Alumni Association.

  • Over 23 years of managerial experience in the manufacturing and service industries.
  • Presently employed with E Craftsmen Corporation in Waterloo (1999-present), designers and manufacturers of custom transformers and inductors since 1956.  Positions held include Quality Manager and currently, Technical Sales Account Manger.
  • Small business owner:
    • Established, owned and operated a retail health food store in Kitchener between 1995-2001.
    • Principal with E Craftsmen Corporation in Waterloo.
  • Previous employment includes:
    • Product Safety Certification Engineer with Canadian Standards Association (CSA), Toronto, ON.
    • Internal Quality Auditor with Quality Management Institute (QMI), Mississauga, ON.
    • Quality Team Leader with Hammond Manufacturing, Guelph, ON.
    • Quality Manager with Valcom Ltd., Guelph, ON.