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The Restoration Committee

Father Michael MitchellD. Andrew Eisenhauer, P. Eng. D.

Andrew Eisenhauer, P.Eng. is a graduate of Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Technical College with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He sailed as an engineer in the Merchant Navy and worked in design and manufacturing in Ontario. He was a founding member of the ABCO Group of Companies and recently retired as Board Chairman. He was a Member of the National Research Council and its Executive Committee and a board member of several Provincial Research organizations. He was chairman of both the Nova Scotia and Maritime Divisions of the Canadian Manufacturing Association, board member of Maritime Tel and Tel Ltd. and Maritime Life Assurance Company, Chairman of the Board of the Technical University of Nova Scotia as well as being active as a member of Lunenburg Community Organizations. He has been made a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, The Engineering Institute of Canada and a recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from the Atlantic School of Theology. He and his wife reside at Second Peninsula, Lunenburg County

Father Michael MitchellJ.D. (Jim) Eisenhauer, P.Eng, CA

Jim is born and raised an eighth generation Lunenburger and member of St. JohnÕs Church. He and his wife Heather have 3 children Ð Graham, Katherine and Anne. A graduate engineer from Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Technical College, Jim joined Clarkson, Gordon & Co. in 1974 and received a Chartered AccountantÕs degree in 1977. In 1978, Jim joined the family business and moved to St. JohnÕs, Nfld and returned to Lunenburg in 1982. Jim has been President of ABCO Group Limited since 1984. Jim has always been very involved in volunteer activities and in 2002 his efforts were recognized when he was designated ÔCA of the YearÕ by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia. Jim is currently Chairman of St. JohnÕs Restoration Campaign Committee and St. JohnÕs Heritage Foundation Incorporated. Jim is a member of the Dalhousie University Planned Giving Advisory Board and a member of the Board of Directors of the Nova Scotia Community College Foundation. Jim was Director and Treasurer of the World Youth Sailing ISAF World Championships held in Lunenburg in 2002 and is active in several other community-based organizations. Jim is a Director of Composites Atlantic Limited and Nova Scotia Innovation Corporation Ed

Father Michael MitchellJordan, P.Eng.

Ed was born and received his early education in Toronto. After graduating from the University of Toronto in electrical engineering, he pursued a career in the railway industry.He was with Canadian National in Toronto and Montreal, then moved to Hawker-Siddeley Canada in Thunder Bay Ontario. There he was responsible for the designs of the electrical systems on transit and railway commuter passenger cars that run in Toronto, Vancouver, Boston, Miami, Los Angeles, San Diego and Seattle. On his retirement in 1997, he moved to the Lunenburg area to be near family members. He has a long association with the Anglican Church, and treasures the heritage of St. John's Lunenburg.

Father Michael MitchellJames B. Morrow, P.Eng

In his earlier years, Jim was involved with many local activities. He spent nine years on the Board of School Commissioners, was a Past President of the Board of Trade, Past Chairman of the Board of FishermanÕs Memorial Hospital and Past Commodore of the Lunenburg Yacht Club. Outside of Lunenburg, he was a past National President of Laubach Literacy of Canada, a past President of the Seafood Producers Association of Nova Scotia and their first Honorary Chairman. He was a graduate of Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Technical College in Mechanical Engineering. He received an Honorary Doctor of Engineering Degree from the Technical University of Nova Scotia (TUNS). Jim is a former President of the TUNS Alumni Association having served on the TUNS Board of Directors. He is a former President of the Association of Professional Engineers of Nova Scotia (APENS) and a recipient of the APENS Gold Medal. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering and completed his business career as Executive Vice President of National Sea Products Ltd. where he was originally hired to design and construct the Seafood Plant at Battery Point. In 2002, the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia presented Jim with the Golden Jubliee Commemorative Medal for his work in literacy.

Father Michael MitchellBen C. Smith, P.Eng.

Benjamin C. Smith, P.Eng., received a B.Sc. from Dalhousie University, a B.Eng. (Honours) in mechanical engineering from the Technical University of Nova Scotia, and a M.Sc from Birmingham University. He spent most of his working life, from 1964 until 2001, with High Liner Foods Inc and its predecessor companies where he was responsible for the engineering associated with the companyÕs many plants. Ben has been involved with the running of a number of community organizations including the Lunenburg Board of Trade, the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, the Lunenburg Swimming Pool Society, the Bluenose Golf Club, the Lunenburg Curling Club as well as St. JohnÕs Church. He is the seventh generation of his family to call St. JohnÕs his spiritual home and recently witnessed the ninth generation, his Granddaughter, being baptized in the partially restored church building.