Jack is a Canadian lawyer. He has been a director and executive member of the Edmonton Eskimos. Jack chaired the organizing committee of the 2001 World Championships in Athletics, the first time the event had visited North America and was awarded the IAAF Silver Order of Merit. He was also a past President of the Alberta Canadian Bar Association. In 2002, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in recognition for being a respected lawyer and consummate volunteer.