As Senior Vice President, Transportation, Alan provides technical support and guidance for highway, airport, and transit projects across Canada. He also provides advice on recruiting and business development strategies throughout the company and is involved in setting standards for transportation design and construction services, policies, procedures, and processes. Prior to taking on this role, Alan was Area Manager for our Okanagan operation in BC. He was also the Transportation Group Manager in Saskatchewan for two years.
Alan is a Civil Engineer with more than 35 years of experience specializing in highway and road design on projects across Canada and in the United Kingdom. His experience encompasses conceptual, functional, and detailed design, design management, project management, contract administration, and construction administration. He has worked on traditional design-bid-build and alternative project delivery projects. His projects have ranged from multi-million dollar urban and rural highways to pedestrian walkways and trails.
As Senior Vice President, Water, Doug provides leadership, technical support and guidance for water supply, water treatment and water resource recovery projects across Canada. He provides advice on technical standards and guidelines for water treatment design and construction services, as well as recruitment and business development. Doug joined Associated Engineering in 1988 and with more than 30 years of experience, Doug is a recognized leader in water supply and treatment.
Doug has held a variety of roles within the company over the years including Process Designer, Project Engineer, Project Manager, Manager of the Water Group in Calgary, Corporate Water Technical Leader, Vice President, Water Engineering, and a director on the Senior Board of Directors. He has participated in and led master planning, piloting, design, construction, commissioning, and project management of some of the largest water treatment plants in Canada, including the Glenmore and Bearspaw Water Treatment Plants in Calgary and the R.C. Harris and R.L. Clark Water Treatment Plants in Toronto. He brings technical expertise in pumping systems, conventional water treatment, membrane filtration, dissolved air floatation, high rate ballasted flocculation, ultraviolet disinfection, and residuals management.
As an active volunteer, Doug has participated on technical, professional and industry organizations including the American Water Works Association, Western Canada Water, Consulting Engineers of Alberta, and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.
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.
Bryan provides technical support and guidance to staff and clients on transportation planning, traffic engineering, and transit projects. Previously, Bryan managed our Transportation Planning Group in our Edmonton office.
Bryan is a Senior Transportation Planner with more than 40 years of experience in the public and private sector. Bryan’s experience in the public sector gives him a unique understanding of issues and challenges on municipal transportation projects. Bryan’s experience includes planning, design, project management, construction, operation, and maintenance of roads, highways, interchanges, and airports. Bryan’s experience includes traditional design-bid-build as well as alternative delivery. He is passionate about the Complete Streets approach to transform our cities, and the design of resilient and sustainable infrastructure.
Bryan is an active volunteer with the Transportation Association of Canada, as a member with the Climate Change Committee and the Sustainable Transportation Committee.
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.
As Vice President & General Manager of Associated Engineering subsidiary, Nor-EX Engineering, Dana is responsible for the company’s operations, management, business development, and project delivery. Nor-EX specializes in ice engineering, disaster recovery, disaster risk reduction, and community resiliency.
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.
Sutha is a Process Design Engineer with over 30 years of extensive experience in modelling, design optimization of biological and physical-chemical processes for treatment of water and wastewater for both municipal and industrial uses. His high level of technical knowledge allows him to quickly identify problem areas in the treatment process and focus on optimum, innovative, cost-effective solution.
Sutha has worked with many water treatment systems as a process specialist. He has been involved in many process optimization studies, pilot testing, and water treatment troubleshooting. Sutha has also participated in the design of many projects involving innovative process and disinfection technologies to meet the more stringent water quality guidelines.
Mike has over 30 years of broad experience in the process-mechanical design of wastewater and water treatment facilities for both municipal and industrial clients. He has developed an expertise in disinfection of wastewater and water by means of ultraviolet disinfection. In addition to design, he has been responsible for interdiscipline coordination and project management in a range of project sizes.
His professional expertise includes technical analysis and problem solving, design skills, project management, team leadership and preparation of technical specifications and contract documents.In recent years he has often provided technical leadership as design lead for a number of wastewater treatment plant upgrades.
Al is a Civil Engineer with more than 25 years of experience. Specializing in ice engineering, Al has extensive expertise in project management, planning, design, construction, and maintenance of ice roads, bridges, and airstrips. Al’s approach to ice engineering is based on an overall risk management framework, considering engineering principles, operations, safety, and quality assurance. Quality assurance is integral to successful operations and resiliency of ice infrastructure. His experience includes design and maintenance oversight of ice roads throughout the North for public and private sector clients.
Mark has a passion for design of sustainable structures and is the National Practice Leader, Building Services, Leader of Associated Engineering’s Climate Change Task Force and a Division Manager of Buildings and Facilities in our BC operation. He is a Senior Building Structural Engineer with over 20 years of experience on the design of a wide range of structures. Mark is also an Envision Specialist (Env SP) and familiar with the Envision Rating System for infrastructure projects.
Mark is recognized by his peers as a leader in structural engineering, management and sustainable design. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Structural Engineers and a designated structural engineer in the Province of British Columbia. His experience includes public buildings, facilities and the rehabilitation of landmark buildings on often constrained sites and continued occupancy. Mark has worked on design-build projects for both the design builder and the owner, and is familiar with working within, and managing, multi-discipline teams.
Mark is involved with Engineers and Geoscientists BC as Chair of the Climate Change Advisory Group and as a member of the seismic technical review panel. He is also a member of the Wood First Advisory Group for Forestry Innovation Investment.
Bob is a Mechanical Engineer with more than 20 years of experience in hydraulic analysis and design. Bob specializes in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and hydraulic transient analysis for pipelines, tanks, and pumping stations. As Associated Engineering’s National Practice Leader in fluid dynamics, he provides advice, advanced analysis, modelling, and technical support on a wide variety of projects across Canada. He has conducted 3-dimensional CFD analysis to optimize design layout to achieve acceptable flow conditions His analysis and design advice has helped to improve layout and design of pumping stations and tanks. Bob has helped to improve mixing and eliminate stagnation of fluids in reservoirs.
For operating facilities, Bob’s analysis has helped to optimize flow conditions over a range of flow rates while minimizing modifications to structures. Bob’s analysis is often used to determine what physical modelling should be undertaken, or to complement physical modelling.
A Civil Engineer, Jason has more than 20 years of experience in the consulting, construction, education, and research sectors. Jason specializes in trenchless engineering and construction, including horizontal directional drilling, tunnelling, micro-tunnelling cured-in-place-pipe relining, pipe bursting, auger boring, and pipe ramming. As National Practice Leader, Trenchless Technologies, Jason provides advice on feasibility studies, designs, risk management, constructability, tendering, and construction.
Prior to rejoining Associated Engineering in 2012, he served 3½ years as an Assistant Professor and Senior Sustainability Scientist in the Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University, where he taught soil mechanics and researched trenchless methods.
An active volunteer, Jason served on the Board of Directors for the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT); and is an instructor for their Lateral Sewer Rehabilitation, Horizontal Directional Drilling, and Pipe Bursting Best Practices Courses. Jason co-authored the NASTT Good Practices Manual for trenchless rehabilitation of lateral sewers. In 2010, Jason received NASTT’s Trent Ralston Award for Early Career Achievement in the field of Trenchless Technology.
Rob has over 25 years of experience in consulting, encompassing environmental earth science, hydrology, and natural resource management. As National Practice Leader, Contaminated Sites, Rob plays a leadership role in business development and strategic planning on company-wide growth of the contaminated sites practice. He has managed or led more than 400 contaminated sites investigations in Northern Canada, BC, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. Rob has directed the remediation of a wide range of industrial and commercial properties. He has completed several senior reviews and performed technical advisory roles for several Phase I and II ESA projects across Western Canada.
Owen has over 19 years of experience in asset management of public infrastructure for clients across Canada and the UK. He has helped many clients to develop corporate standards, policy and frameworks related to asset management. His asset management approach considers risks, level of service, and whole-life costing. Owen brings an owner’s perspective to his projects gained from previous roles as a manager within a water utility responsible for strategy development, capital program management, engineering standards, and other operational roles.
Owen’s experience includes a Climate Change Risk Assessment for Anglian Water’s 6000+ water and wastewater facilities, as well as asset management planning across 12 business units for The City of Calgary. The Canadian Network of Asset Managers (CNAM) awarded The City of Calgary and Associated Engineering with the Tereo Award for developing the City’s asset management plans and instituting business improvement in asset planning across Calgary.
Owen was involved in developing ISO 55000 - the international standard on asset management systems released in January 2014.
Corinna is a Senior Biologist with 18 years of experience specializing in terrestrial and landscape ecology. Her key areas of focus include environmental assessment, environmental planning, mitigation and post-construction monitoring. Corinna has led and managed projects with multi-disciplinary teams throughout Western Canada.
She has project experience in a variety of client sectors, including transportation, mining, renewable energy, civil infrastructure, and urban and rural development. With a proven track record in supporting projects through regulatory permitting processes, Corinna is familiar with permitting process as required by the BC Environmental Assessment Act, Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, Navigation Protection Act, Fisheries Act, Species at Risk Act, and BC Wildlife Act and Water Act.
Helen is a Civil Engineer with 20 years of diverse experience in the consulting and municipal sectors. As Manager of our Energy Group, Helen has participated in delivering district energy systems, hydraulic and heat recovery systems, biomass projects, and waste-to-energy projects. Helen was the project manager for Metro Vancouver’s Lulu Island Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent Heat Recovery Conceptual Design and Hydraulic Energy Recovery from Water Transmission System. She also provided project management support on Metro Vancouver’s Waste-to-Energy Capacity project.
Helen’s success in delivering projects comes from her experience in the municipal sector and her practical approach to problem solving. From her work in the municipal sector, she has experience in corporate strategic planning, policy and bylaw development, RFP and ToR development, development cost charges development, and capital program planning, Helen also has technical expertise in hydrologic and hydraulic modelling, as well as experience in master planning, design, tendering, and contract administration.
A Senior Environmental Scientist, Rebekka has more than 18 years of experience as an environmental professional across BC, Northern Canada, and Washington State. Rebekka leads the delivery of customized software and GIS solutions for managing and reporting environmental information. She also leads the Environmental Management Group, which provides contaminated sites and sediment and erosion control services. Rebekka’s broad experience with collection and analysis of data, development of field protocols, assessment of environmental impacts, investigations of contaminated sites, and reporting lends to seamless and effective management of these multi-disciplinary groups. Rebekka has managed several large-scale, multi-year projects, and coordinated multi-disciplinary project teams. Her approach is to work closely with clients to determine project objectives, and collaborate with the project team to deliver on client expectations.