jakesface3James M. (Jake) Henry, owner and principal draftsman, has been working in the drafting and reprographics field since 1972, and is experienced in nearly all aspects of drafting.

 Jake has an Associate Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Wentworth Institute in Boston, is certified by the National Institute for the Certification of Engineering Technicians (NICET) and holds the LEED AP BD+C credential.

Jake's Drafting Service has been the premier and most trusted desgn and drafting office in Steamboat Springs since 1987.

ivo 2011
Steve attended Mesa State College and Colorado State University, where his major field of study was : Professional Studies -  Industrial Construction Management.

He is a Project Manager and Senior Draftsman with over 35 years of experience in CAD drafting, Survey, Civil Design, Mining and Architectural disciplines.

He is responsible for preparation of site plans and civil design for single-family, multi-family applications and Community Code compliance in addition to preparation of commercial Development/Final Development permit applications, variance applications, wetland and hydrology mapping, subdivision development and design. 

Leadership Experience: 
Local elected official as both Steamboat Springs City Council (3 terms), and Routt County Commissioner and extensive knowledge and experience in State and local government.  

Steamboat Springs representative to

  • Colorado Municiple League (CML)

  • CML Policy Committee

  • Colorado Association of Ski Towns

  • Steamboat Water Commission

  • Routt County Building Department Oversight Committee

Routt County representative to


  • Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)

  • Club 20 Co-Chair

  • Steamboat Springs Area Plan Coordinating Committee

  • Chief local elected official of the NW Colorado Workforce Investment Board

  • Steamboat Springs Economic Council

  • Mainstreet Steamboat Board of Directors