Chris is responsible for providing technical support and guidance to staff and clients on infrastructure projects. He also provides advice on infrastructure standards and guidelines, as well as recruitment and business development. Previously, Chris was Division Manager, Central Alberta Infrastructure, based in our Edmonton office.
Chris is a Senior Civil Engineer with more than 30 years of experience specializing in the planning, feasibility studies, design, project management, contract administration, and construction of roads, utilities, water, wastewater and stormwater services. Chris is a specialist in infrastructure renewal using trenchless technologies, such as tunnelling. In addition, he brings a breadth of experience on projects for the public and private sector, including commercial and residential land development, marinas, and recreational facilities. Chris also has extensive experience developing infrastructure for Federal facilities.
As Vice President, Transportation Structures, Don provides advice and guidance to clients on projects, and technical leadership and support to our transportation structures specialists on projects and business development activities.
Don is a Senior Bridge Engineer with more than 30 years of experience specializing in bridge and structural design, on projects across Canada and New Zealand. His experience includes the design and construction of new bridges, and bridge and structure retrofit and rehabilitation. Don is a recognized specialist in earthquake engineering and has authorized many papers and presentations on seismic retrofit and rehabilitation. He has performed Peer and Value Engineering reviews of seismic retrofits of major bridges and tunnels.
Don is the Director of the Canadian Association for Earthquake Engineering, Chair of the Seismic Sub-committee of the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code, and participates on the Earthquake Committee for Engineers & Geoscientists BC. In recognition of his expertise in bridge and seismic engineering, he has been invited to participate in the development of bridge and seismic codes and standards, including the Seismic Design and Retrofit Standards for bridges and structures for BC’s Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and the Earthquake Design Guidelines for Engineers & Geoscientists BC.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Teresa is an independent director on Associated Engineering’s Senior Board of Directors. Teresa brings a strong focus on strategic, financial, and risk management. For 11 years, Teresa served as CEO of Powerex, the power marketing and trading subsidiary of BC Hydro. She is an accomplished executive with over 20 years’ experience in executive roles, including Chief Financial Officer. Teresa also brings experience in risk, audit, and human resources. She has held Board of Director positions in the electrical industry and not-for-profit sector. She is currently also a Director for Vancity. Teresa is a Chartered Accountant, and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D) designation.
Ian serves as an independent 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.