Partner, MHBC Planning
Sector: Private Sector
Discipline: Planning/Urban Design
Kris Menzies joined the firm in 2005. Kris has worked in both the public and private sector since 1989 including being the Director of Planning for the Township of Oro-Medonte in Simcoe County, Vice-President of a mid-size commercial and housing development business, and President of her own planning consulting firm.
Kris specializes in development approvals, project management, proforma development, resort planning and development, policy development, and the negotiation of development agreements.
Kris is actively involved in the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) and has held several voluntary positions including being a chair of various conferences for OPPI, and a member of the Policy Committee. She also assisted in the development of OPPI’s project management course. Kris has been a representative on the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Committee in drafting Development Permit regulations and has lectured on various planning matters.
Kris received her Honours Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Urban and Regional Planning) from the University of Waterloo in 1989 and her Bachelor of Education (Adult Education) from the University of Brock in 2007. Kris is a full member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and a Registered Professional Planner.