John Jay Crandall, AIA will speak on the journey Christ has laid out for him, especially during the transition to retirement. The path has had hardship, joy and life altering implications, not always realized at the time they were happening! John looks for ways to work for our Lord in all endeavors and tries to realize the presence of Christ in every moment. John will speak on his journey and how Christ is calling him today.
John is a “retired” Architect with over 40 years of experience in the design, construction and leasing of a wide variety of facilities. He has been responsible for the coordination, planning and construction efforts for Fortune 500 companies, managing their design professionals, working with their project teams as well as both tenant and landlord leasing teams.
For 25 years John has been a volunteer serving our Lord through the Appalachia Service Project (ASP). ASP serves the people of Central Appalachia performing emergency home repairs. The focus of the organization is to make homes “warmer, safer and dryer”. Mr. Crandall has served on the ASP Board of Trustees and helped spear head the “New Build–Appalachia” projects as well.
John serves on other Christ centered not-for-profit Boards and started “ACT Now!” Youth Fellowship in Morris county. ACT (Applying Christ Touch) organizes and funds youth mission trips and projects. John also is a past President for Tres Dias of Northern New Jersey.