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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
José is a Senior Wastewater Process / Environmental Engineer with over 25 years of national and international experience in academic, municipal, and consulting roles. His project experience extends across Portugal, the United States, and Canada and includes many aspects of wastewater management, such as system planning, facility design and operations, technology demonstration, effluent receiving environment assessments, biosolids management and resource recovery.
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.