Kent provides leadership support and guidance to staff and clients on transit systems, transportation planning, traffic engineering, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), and roadways and highways design projects. Previously, Kent was our Vice President, Transportation, and managed our Transportation Division in our Edmonton office.
Kent has almost 30 years of experience specializing in client and project management, planning, public consultation, stakeholder engagement, design, and construction of new, rehabilitation, and maintenance projects ranging up to $1 billion in construction value. Since joining our Edmonton office in 2014, he has helped to grow our Transportation Division, overseeing the delivery of key projects including Edmonton’s Capital Line LRT Extension, St. Albert Transportation Master Plan, St. Albert Transit Centre and Park & Ride, and Alberta Transportation’s Highway 43 Functional Planning and Design.
A graduate of the University of Alberta, Mike’s career has taken him to Denmark and New Zealand, before settling back home in Edmonton. Mike joined Associated in 2005 for three years, and then returned to the company in 2010 as a Structural/Bridge Engineer. Over the years, he has taken on roles of increasing responsibility, most recently, Division Manager, Transportation in Alberta North. His 20 years of experience includes the analysis, design, management, and assessment of a wide variety of transportation structures, including pedestrian, roadway, heavy rail, and LRT bridges.
Mike’s resume includes award-winning projects such as the NU Girder Bridge Design and Detailing Manual, Saline Creek Drive Pedestrian Bridge, and the Dunvegan Bridge Deck Replacement. He also led the design of the erection scheme for an elegant 280 metre-long, three-span stress ribbon bridge — only the second application of a stress ribbon structure in Canada. Mike has presented his projects at local, national, and international conferences. He is the Chair of the Transportation Association of Canada Structures Committee and Vice-Chair of Section 8 Concrete Structures of CSA S6: Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code.
Jim has over 30 years of experience delivering highway infrastructure projects in Alberta. He has effectively managed large teams of engineering and technical professionals on complex multi-year transportation projects. Jim has been a key project team member on many large-scale infrastructure and transportation projects in the capital value range of 20 million up to 550 million. Recently, he has played a key role on major projects in southern Alberta, including the West Calgary Ring Road, Deerfoot Trail Improvements, the Flanders Avenue Interchange, Crowchild Trail Short-Term Improvements, and ongoing service to the City of Airdrie, including the QEII/40th Avenue Interchange.
John provides technical support and guidance to staff and clients on water resource management, stormwater management, and river engineering projects. Previously, John was Manager of the Water Resources Group in our BC operation.
John is a Senior Civil Engineer with over 30 years of experience specializing in hydrology, hydraulics, stormwater management, watershed management, flood control, dyking, drainage, and river engineering. His experience includes planning, modelling, analysis, design, construction, and commissioning. He has a strong interest in best management practices for stormwater management and climate change adaptation and mitigation. He is a recognized specialist in flood control and use of geographical information systems to enhance project deliverables. He was a co-author of the Dike Design and Construction Guide, Best Management Practices for BC.
John is a Provincial Director of the Canadian Water Resources Association and sits on the National Executive Board.
As Vice President, Water Resource Recovery, Dean provides technical support and guidance to staff and clients on wastewater management projects. Prior to taking on this role, Dean was a Water Resource Recovery Specialist in our BC operation.
Based in Victoria, Dean is a Senior Environmental Engineer with more than 20 years of experience in wastewater management and water resource recovery and reuse. He specializes in nutrient removal, greenhouse gas management, and resource recovery projects. His experience encompasses planning, pilot testing, treatability studies, treatment system performance reviews, wastewater treatment simulation, effluent dilution-dispersion modelling, design, and climate change vulnerability assessments. Dean’s experience includes municipal wastewater treatment as well as high-BOD/COD food processing and industrial wastewater treatment. Dean also brings expertise in public consultation and triple bottom line + risk evaluations.
Dean is active with the Water Environment Research Foundation and the BC Water and Waste Association. He is also currently an Adjunct Professor in Civil (Environmental) Engineering at the University of British Columbia. Dean chairs Associated Engineering’s Carbon Neutral Committee.
As Vice President, Water Solutions, Garry provides technical guidance and advisory services to staff and clients on water treatment plant design and optimization.
Garry is a Senior Process Engineer with more than 30 years of experience on water and wastewater treatment projects for municipal and industrial clients. He specializes in small water systems, and is passionate about systems optimization to maximize the potential of water treatment assets. Garry’s experience includes project management, feasibility studies, planning, pilot testing, design, construction, start-up, commissioning, training, process optimization, and troubleshooting. Garry has authored and presented many papers on water supply and treatment, both locally and internationally. Garry is also an instructor/trainer for water and wastewater operator certification and training programs.
He is an active volunteer with Western Canada Water and the American Water Works Association. In recognition of his technical achievements and volunteer efforts in the water industry, the AWWA presented Garry with the George Warren Fuller Award.
Greg Kaupp is a Senior Civil Technologist and Vice President, Risk Management for the Associated Engineering group of companies. He has more than 30 years of experience encompassing project management, planning, design, construction and contract administration, inspection, and rehabilitation of municipal and transportation infrastructure. He has designed and managed land development, community buildings, roads, highways, bridges, airports, and water and sewer projects throughout Western Canada, Bermuda, and Ethiopia. He has also been involved in heavy civil and industrial projects.
Dana serves as strategic advisor, specializing in Community Resilience at the Associated Engineering group of companies.
A specialist in disaster recovery, disaster risk reduction, and community resiliency planning, Dana recently served as the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo’s Recovery Team Leader for the Recovery Task Force, following the devastating 2016 Fort McMurray Wildfire. As Managing Director of the Alberta Emergency Management Agency, he led the province’s response to the 2011 Slave Lake Wildfire, and as Deputy Minister of Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development, Dana led the environmental remediation approach for the 2013 Southern Alberta Flood and all wildfire operations in Alberta.
Kerry is a Civil Engineer with over 40 years of experience specializing in municipal and transportation engineering. Kerry joined Associated Engineering 37 years ago as a design and project engineer, and has taken on roles of increasing responsibility, including Group Manager and General Manager, before becoming President & CEO.
Kerry encourages continuing professional development and corporate social responsibility. He supports our young professionals and women in science and engineering. Throughout his career, Kerry has given back to our profession and the community, volunteering with ACEC-BC, ACEC-Canada, and EGBC. He has contributed to organizations such as BCIT Transystems, the Project Management Institute, Public Works Inspectors Society, and the Science Alberta Foundation. He was president of ACEC-BC in 1999, playing a key role in strengthening the association, raising its profile, and improving operations.
In 2016, ACEC-BC presented Kerry with its Meritorious Achievement Award recognizing his contributions to the engineering profession, the development of the industry, and the community.
Ian serves as an outside director on Associated Engineering’s Senior Board of Directors. He previously served as President of Finning (Canada) for 11 years, retiring in 2008 after 30 years with the firm. He helped the company become one of the largest and most successful Caterpillar equipment distributors in the world. Ian serves on a number of boards, including the Canadian Western Bank Group and Fountain Tire. Ian was also a member of the Provincial Audit Committee for the Province of Alberta. Ian holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan, and has completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.
Tonderai provides leadership and direction to the Central Infrastructure Group, serving clients in the Greater Edmonton Area, while securing, managing and delivering infrastructure projects. He provides operational management, encompassing all aspects of market development, project delivery, staffing, and administrative support to achieve strategic goals and performance objectives.
Tonderai is a Professional Engineer, Chartered Engineer (UK), certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and MBA graduate, with experience in engineering consultancy in Canada, the UK, and Africa. He has led diverse project teams and delivered various multi-disciplinary projects in water/wastewater, roads, rail, and surface water drainage projects and brine ponds.