Jack is a Registered Architect in multiple states. He received his BA from Baylor University and his B Arch with Honors from The University of Texas at Austin.
Jack established JDM Associates – Architects/Planners in 1975 and has practiced under that name as a sole proprietor since that time. He also established AE Support Group in 1987, providing a range of services to the Architectural and Engineering Communities, including accessibility consulting. AE Support has performed thousands of plan reviews and inspections since 1993.
He has served as an expert witness in accessibility litigation as well as architectural contract disputes.
Jack was one of the first contract providers to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) to do both plan reviews and inspections. He was one of the first fifty to enter the Texas Registered Accessibility Specialist (RAS) program.
As one of the charter members of what is now the Accessibility Professionals Association (APA), he served as President of the organization in 2018. Since 2015, he has guided the development of all of the APA/ADA Specialist Examinations geared toward offering a National Certification for Accessibility Professionals. He has taught various ADA related programs in APA seminars, as well as having developed and taught specialized ADA courses for nationwide corporate clients. His current interest is as Chair of the Chapter Expansion Taskforce, as APA expands it's national presence.(top)
Notice to all APA Members!
The Member Directory has a whole new search tool! This is an exciting new Member Benefit for you. This tool allows you and anyone wishing to Hire an Accessibility Professional to search many new fields.
BUT - you must update your Member Profile to provide an accurate description of your services. Go to the arrow beside your logged in name in the upper right hand corner of the APA webpage and click on "Profile." Look for the heading marked "Website," click on" Interests," and check all the items that apply to your services. Then do a few sample searches in the Membership Directory.
Additionally, we have a new feature called Member Spotlight (see above). Members will be randomly selected, however, in order to be featured you must have a photo and approximately 200 word biography in your profile.