James P. Lewis now semi-retired is the building designs half of Lewis & Bristow. An active association member for over 30 years, Jim was President of the BIASC in 1965, President of the Pacific Coast Builders Conference in 1971 and served as California Building Industry Association President in 1981. He was also a member of the board of Trustees of the California Building Industry Foundation from 1979 to 1983. In addition to being a Life Spike, he is a lifetime Director to the California Building Industry Association.
Jim is the recipient of many industry honors including the BIASC Meritorious Service Award in 1980 and the Rodney Radom Memorial Award in 1983 recognizing his long-term contributions to the Pacific Coast Builders Conference and the building industry.
During his retirement years, Jim will continue to participate in the Coast Guard Auxiliary and to enjoy his boat.