James E. Fryett

James E. Fryett, principal

James E. Fryett



James E. Fryett

Jim is a licensed Architect with over 30 years of experience in the profession. His built work encompasses a wide variety of building types, sizes, and budgets. Jim has evaluated the feasibility of countless projects and building sites. He is adept at balancing the needs of the client with the requirements of applicable authorities. A skilled public speaker, Jim is easily able to convey the intentions of a project in any forum.


Bachelor of Environmental Studies,
University of Waterloo

Bachelor of Architecture,
University of Waterloo

Professional Affiliations

Ontario Association of Architects – Architect
Royal Architectural Institute of Canada – Member


Contest Director – National Soaring Competition, 2012
President – Rotary Club of Guelph, 2008-2009
Director – Rotary Club of Guelph, 1998-2003, 2007-2008
Director – SOSA Gliding Club, 2002-2004
President – York Soaring Association, 2012-Present
Past Chairman Fergus Planning Advisory Committee
Town of Fergus Committee Member for the Official Plan Update
Director – Guelph Wish Fund for Children, 2017-Present
Director – Hospice Wellington, 1996 – 1998
Director – Fergus Elora Rotary Club, 1983-1984
Expert Witness – Ontario Municipal Board