Jake has been an advocate for people with disabilities, families, and human rights for over a decade. He has served on and continues to serve on numerous boards and committees for local and provincial non-profit organizations such as; Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion, BC Council for Families, Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture, Inclusion BC and Autism Canada. Jake also sat on the City of Burnaby Access Advisory Committee for six years and is a past member and chair of the TransLink Access Transit Users’ Advisory Committee.
In December 2018, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of Community Living BC by The Honourable Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. Jake has had the great pleasure of being on the PLAN Board of Directors since 2015.