Director (Ontario Builder Experience)
Toby joined Tarion’s Board in March 2020 and his current term expires in 2026. He currently serves as chair of the Governance, Regulatory Affairs & Nominations Committee and is a member of the Stakeholder Committee.
Toby is the Vice President of Housing Operations for Sifton Properties Limited based in London Ontario. In his role he oversees all aspects of residential construction from sales through construction to warranty and after service. Sifton Properties, a family run business established in 1923, is a diverse company, with operations in land development, commercial construction/leasing, residential rentals and seniors living. In addition to his responsibilities related to new home construction, Toby also sits on the Operations Leadership Team for the company. Toby has a passion for green building and helped to bring the first LEED production homes to the London market and he is actively involved with the construction of West 5, London’s first Net Zero community.
In addition to his work at Sifton Properties, Toby is a very well-respected leader in his industry, having sat on the London Home Builders’ Association executive and board of directors for 20 years, serving three terms as the Association President. He has also served on the Ontario and Canadian Home Builders’ Association boards, as well as various community and city run task forces.
Further to this, Toby has contributed to various community and charitable organizations, most notably Kids Kicking Cancer Canada, serving as National President since 2013. Kids Kicking Cancer is an international organization in which volunteer Blackbelt martial artists teach the mind and body techniques of Martial arts instruction, breathe work and meditation to empower children beyond the pain and discomfort of their disease, and is taught in hospitals as well as community programs.