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Jessie Abraham RPP, MCIP
Jessie Abraham Planning & Development
Firm : Jessie Abraham Planning & Development
Address : 203-40120 Willow Crescent,
Squamish, British Columbia V8B 0L7
Website : www.linkedin.com/in/jessie-abraham-7629541b2/
Phone : 604-389-8488
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Located in the Sea to Sky Corridor, I am a community planner and consultant focused on affordable housing, building & development, and public engagement. I have over 10 years experience working with local governments and non-profit housing providers on policies, plans, strategies, programs and new developments. My planning methodology takes a people-centered approach, and focuses on creating meaningful and intentional planning and development solutions. I hold a Master of Planning and Diploma in Architecture & Building Engineering, and am certified in IAP2 Foundations in Public Participation.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Development Planning, General Land Use, Housing, Long Range / Policy Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Research & Analysis, Social Planning
Bruce Anderson RPP, MCIP
JRTW Planning Services, Inc.
Principal - City Planner
Firm : JRTW Planning Services, Inc.
Address : 827 Fairfield Road, #608,
Victoria, British Columbia V8V 5B2
Website : jrtw.ca
Phone : (778) 584-7613
E-mail Address : email@example.com
JRTW Planning Services, Inc. is a firm established and based in Victoria, British Columbia that offers professional planning and advisory services to a range of private and public sector clients. The Principal of the company, Bruce Anderson, has returned to private practice after 25 years of managing planning and development service departments for a range of municipal governments in BC. JRTW brings a team of professional Associates to provide community planning and development services in areas of planning, urban design, public engagement, development approvals, land economics, heritage, and transportation; offering a full complement of services to meet our private and public sector clients needs.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Development Planning, General Land Use, Heritage Conservation, Housing, Long Range / Policy Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Research & Analysis, Site Planning, Sustainability Planning, Urban Design, Zoning
Jada Basi RPP, MCIP
Firm : CitySpaces Consulting
Address : Suite 585 - 1111 West Hastings Street,
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 2J3
Website : www.cityspaces.ca
Phone : 778.945.2634
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Jada is a Principal with CitySpaces Consulting, specializing in community planning, social policy, affordable housing, poverty reduction, needs analysis, feasibility studies, business plans, community engagement, research, and land use planning.
Jada is known for her inclusive and collaborative approach to planning processes. As a confident and energetic leader, she is adept at assessing complex social and community issues; creating tailor-made solutions that balance context, culture, and place. She has considerable experience in urban and inner cities, as well as small and rural communities given her experience working in small resource towns and having grown up in BC's interior. Her diverse background and natural curiosity are assets to public, private, and non-profit clients.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Demographics and Data, General Land Use, Housing, Long Range / Policy Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Regional Planning, Research & Analysis, Rural Land Use Planning, Social Planning
Monique Beaudry RPP, MCIP
Senior Transportation Planner
Firm : Associated Engineering
Address : 500-2889 12th Avenue,
Vancouver, British Columbia V5M 4T5
Website : https://www.ae.ca/
Phone : 6048032567
E-mail Address : email@example.com
Monique’s 34 years of experience includes project management, transportation policy, transportation planning, strategic planning, traffic safety, urban planning and public consultation. Her pragmatic approach to developing affordable practical solutions has been well received by clients, developers, senior executive and municipal councils. She has significant public and stakeholder engagement experience including engagement planning, delivering public engagement events, preparing surveys and facilitating stakeholder workshops. She has significant active transportation planning and traffic safety experience spanning most of her career. Monique uses the application of GIS for transportation trend analysis, coordinates travel surveys and big data analysis, and excels at long-range forecasting using EMME and Vistro. She is particularly interested in integrating land use and transportation planning, noting that this is critical to plan better communities and prevent traffic safety and congestion issues. As someone who worked for municipal and provincial governments for nearly half of her career, Monique has a solid understanding of development planning processes and has been involved in hundreds of development applications.
Areas of Specialization : Commercial Development, Demographics and Data, Development Planning, Long Range / Policy Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Regional Planning, Site Planning, Transportation
Lesley Cabott RPP, MCIP
Planning Lead Northern Canada
Firm : Stantec
Address : 202 -107 Main Street,
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2A7
Website : stantec.com
Phone : 867 335 2515
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Lesley Cabott is a senior planner, engagement specialist and northern and community specialist. Lesley leads Stantec’s planning practice in the North. She has decades of experience working with communities, governments, indigenous people, businesses, utilities and non-government organizations planning for sustainable futures across northern Canada.
Lesley has developed and led award winning public and stakeholder engagement and planning processes. Her range of planning experiences include: community, regional, transportation, design, asset management, capital plans, and energy, climate and sustainability initiatives. For Lesley, planning is about people and making sure they have safe, resilient, and vibrant places to live. Lesley has received several professional awards and recognition including: Governor General’s Leadership, Canadian Electricity Association’s Sustainability Award, PIBC Planning Excellence and Consulting Engineers of British Columbia. Lesley is the President of the Planning Institute of British Columbia and sits on the Boards of both the Yukon Energy Corporation and the Chu Niikwan Development Corporation.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, First Nations & Indigenous Planning, General Land Use, Housing, Long Range / Policy Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Regional Planning, Rural Land Use Planning, Site Planning, Sustainability Planning, Zoning
Bart Carswell RPP, MCIP
Carswell Planning Inc.
Firm : Carswell Planning Inc.
Address : 3218 Ontario Street, Unit 205,
Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3E5
Website : carswellplanning.ca
Phone : 587-437-6750
E-mail Address : email@example.com
With 25 years collective experience, we provide: increased returns on investment, reduced risk & increased likelihood of success of your planning application or permit. Carswell Planning is the right choice for: taking an application forward, planning justification brief, site plans, public consultation and presentation to Committee and Council. Development Permits are our specialty. Celebrate your success with Carswell Planning at your side.
Areas of Specialization : Development Planning, General Land Use, Site Planning, Zoning
Brian Dagneault RPP, MCIP
Dagneault Planning Consultants Ltd.
Firm : Dagneault Planning Consultants Ltd.
Address : 220 - 8171 Cook Road,
Richmond, British Columbia V6Y 3T8
Website : https://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-dagneault-639019154/
Phone : 6042776367
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Brian Dagneault is an experienced and accomplished professional planner who has provided planning and project management services to a wide variety of clients in both the public and private sector for over forty years. He has worked on a wide range of urban development, land use and public policy assignments throughout the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island and the Central Interior regions of British Columbia as well as Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, the State of Washington and Mainland China.
Through these varied assignments, Mr. Dagneault has developed a thorough knowledge of the diverse issues surrounding urban development including land use patterns and relationships, social and financial issues, transportation and environmental concerns. His experience also includes the preparation of special studies and reports for Municipal, Provincial and First Nation governments.
Brian has proven to be an effective team leader assuming responsibility for coordinating an often diverse group of professionals while also organizing and managing various general public and stakeholder processes. Brian has also received international awards for his work in urban planning and urban design.
Areas of Specialization : Commercial Development, Community Planning, Development Planning, General Land Use, Heritage Conservation, Housing, Public Process & Consultation, Zoning
Birte Decloux RPP, MCIP
Urban Options Planning Corp.
Firm : Urban Options Planning Corp.
Address : 202 1470 St. Paul Street,
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2E6
Website : www.UrbanOptions.ca
Phone : 250.575.6707
E-mail Address : email@example.com
Located in Kelowna, BC, Urban Option's focus is on small to mid-sized projects where the developer lacks the expertise or time to make these types of application. Urban Options Planning & Permits navigates the municipal approval process and takes the “worry” out of securing regulatory approvals for all types of applications.
We bring a unique approach to our business, providing our clients with personalized information and excellent customer service. We are experienced in the regulatory processes and can make them universally understandable. We know what questions to ask and how to seek the information required to highlight challenges in order to move a development project through the process efficiently.
Urban Options has been in operation since January 2015 and has completed a variety of projects, from Salmon Arm to Penticton. The bulk of our work is conducted in the Kelowna area and ranges from carriage house rezoning to commercial projects involving multiple processes, including lot consolidations. With over 30 years of planning experience, the team is able to find solutions for most projects. Please view our webpage at www.urbanoptions.ca for more details.
I look forward to an opportunity to meet with you to discuss the specific needs to proceed. Please call me at 250.575.6707.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Development Planning, General Land Use, Public Process & Consultation, Regional Planning, Rural Land Use Planning, Zoning
Patricia Dehnel RPP, MCIP
Firm : Dehnel Planning
Address : 1512 Falls Street,
Nelson, British Columbia V1L 1J4
Website : www.dehnel.com
Phone : 250-505-3246
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Patricia (Trish) Dehnel is a Registered Professional Planner passionate about healthy and connected community and Principal of Dehnel Planning.
Gratefully living on the traditional, converging and unceded territory of the Ktunaxa, the Syilx, and the Sinixt peoples, Dehnel Planning, is a sole proprietorship based in Nelson; and provides “Planner on Call” service: local, expert, public administrative capacity and land use planning guidance, with an age-friendly and climate action lens; to BC Local Governments (especially Kootenay-Boundary/Okanagan-Interior region) as we collectively strive for connected, healthy, inclusive, energy-efficient, resilient and sustainable community.
Patricia Dehnel has over 25 years of experience working in the Kootenays with BC Local Governments on land use planning, stakeholder engagement, community outreach, building energy efficiency, community energy planning, carbon neutral operations, program management, public administration and policy development. Patricia serves as co-chair of the PIBC Climate Action Sub-Committee (since 2019) and is a past PIBC Board of Directors Member (2017-2021). She is a talented facilitator, presenter, and communicator. Patricia has a strong interest in the healthy built environment, community connection and inclusivity, informed by her background in municipal / regional planning, community energy management and public administration. She believes in inclusion, collaboration, resourcefulness and working to keep our communities healthy, liveable and safe for all and for future generations.
Regions of practice include:
Kootenay Rocky Mountain, Okanagan Interior and all of British Columbia.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, General Land Use, Long Range / Policy Planning, Regional Planning, Research & Analysis, Rural Land Use Planning, Sustainability Planning, Transportation, Zoning
Kettle Valley Consulting
Firm : Kettle Valley Consulting
Address : 6106 Orr Place,
Summerland, British Columbia V0H 1Z7
Website : www.kvconsulting.ca
Phone : 250-486-4845
E-mail Address : email@example.com
Located in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, Kettle Valley provides professional services to rural communities in the Southern Interior region of British Columbia and throughout Western Canada. We can provide your community and municipal administration with planning and project management expertise that is tailored to the unique challenges faced by small communities operating on fixed budgets.
Small local governments are continually looking for new ways to increase efficiencies, reduce costs, and plan for the future, but are fiscally challenged to hire full-time professional staff or large, specialized consulting firms from the lower mainland. Kettle Valley is able to work collaboratively with these local government clients, provide specialized professional services, identify needs, and project manage larger consulting teams (if required) for specific projects.
Kettle Valley also provides land use planning and economic development project management, and development application support services, to provincial government ministries, not-for-profit community organizations, and private clients.
Areas of Specialization : Agriculture, Commercial Development, Community Planning, Demographics and Data, Development Planning, General Land Use, Housing, Long Range / Policy Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Regional Planning, Research & Analysis, Rural Land Use Planning, Site Planning, Social Planning, Sustainability Planning, Zoning
Jacqueline East RPP, MCIP
Owner / Planner
Firm : Perspectives Planning
Address : Victoria,
Vancouver Island, British Columbia V8R 5V7
Website : www.linkedin.com/in/jacqueline-east/
Phone : 250-324-3168
E-mail Address : PerspectivesPlanning@gmail.com
A senior freelance planner serving your community, region or industry by building processes, structures, policies and infrastructure though innovative and collaborative leadership. Areas of practice includes community planning, public collaborations & economic development.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Demographics and Data, Public Process & Consultation
Dr. Cherie Enns RPP, MCIP
Cherie Enns Consulting Inc.
Firm : Cherie Enns Consulting Inc.
Address : 202 - 15152 Russel Street,
White Rock, British Columbia V4B 0A3
Website : www.transformativecommunityplanningandpolicy.ca
Phone : 16046491255
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Cherie Enns Consulting specializes in creative community planning and engagement strategies, including grant writing, policy analysis, and fundraising skills, while integrating technology and a range of visioning and interactive tools to design and better plan communities and projects for all. Recent clients include municipalities, international multilateral organizations, and private foundations.
We are a dedicated, multifaceted team with a proven track record in providing quality results, including research-informed policy reports, age-friendly community engagement, securing grants, training, fundraising, and much more, locally and internationally.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Demographics and Data, Housing, Long Range / Policy Planning, Municipal Law, Public Process & Consultation, Regional Planning, Research & Analysis, Social Planning, Sustainability Planning, Urban Design, Zoning
Marta Farevaag RPP, FCIP
Firm : PFS STUDIO
Address : 1777 West 3rd Avenue,
Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1K7
Website : www.pfs.bc.ca
Phone : 604 736 5168
E-mail Address : email@example.com
PFS Studio is a Vancouver-based planning, urban design and landscape architecture firm with a professional staff of 35 offering consulting services nationally and internationally to both public and private sectors. PFS Studio’s work is inspired by placemaking, regional cultural landscapes and the visions and aspirations of involved communities.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Parks & Recreation Planning, Urban Design
Allyson Friesen RPP, MCIP
Innovate Planning & Co.
Firm : Innovate Planning & Co.
Address : 2039 Compton Court,
Coquitlam, British Columbia V3J 2K9
Website : innovateplanningandco.ca
Phone : 604-363-4675
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
At Innovate Planning & Co., we help discover your organization’s potential through strategic planning & creation solutions, to provide creative and compelling solutions in:
- Strategic Plans and Organizational Alignment
- Master Plans, Programs and Policies
- Business Operations and Process Improvement
- Workshops, Training, Design and Delivery
Together we transform possibilities and potential into actionable solutions and measurable outcomes.
Areas of Specialization : Demographics and Data, Long Range / Policy Planning, Parks & Recreation Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Research & Analysis, Social Planning
Nigel Gray RPP, MCIP
MacDonald Gray Consultants
Firm : MacDonald Gray Consultants
Address : 814 Shorewood Drive,
Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1S1
Website : www.macdonaldgray.ca
Phone : (250)-248-3089
E-mail Address : email@example.com
Nigel is a professional planner and landscape architect registered in British Columbia. He has actively undertaken numerous planning and urban design projects in Canada and the United States since 2000. Nigel’s previous project management experience has included large master planned communities, urban revitalization, community branding & marketing, waterfront and resort scale development.
Nigel’s early career began in Sacramento, California where he was primarily responsible for building and maintaining relations with clients, directing and completing site / budget feasibility studies, managing an in-house team of junior staff, and ensuring quality control review of project work.
Upon his return to British Columbia, Nigel applied his project management expertise to the oversight of a diverse project portfolio at Lanarc Consultants (now Golder Associates Ltd.) in Nanaimo, BC. His role primarily involved broad scale land planning, urban design & policy development for both government and private clientele. Nigel then moved into a community-planning role at the City of Parksville for several years, where he gained insight into jurisdictional policy and bylaw development based on provincial acts and charter language.
More recently, Nigel established a successful start-up consulting partnership that has serviced the Vancouver Island region for 10 years. Upon the completion of several Municipal long range planning projects as a sub-consultant, Nigel also undertook a contract senior planning role for Stantec Consulting in Victoria, BC. Nigel has extensive experience in the management of planning and development initiatives within the local government context.
Areas of Specialization : Commercial Development, Community Planning, Development Planning
Amanda Haeusler RPP, MCIP
Firm : Stantec
Address : 1620 Dickson Ave #400,
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 9Y2
Website : www.stantec.com
Phone : 12505755163
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Based in Kelowna, Amanda is a Professional Planner who divides time between planning and public consultation delivered throughout Western and Northern Canada. With excellent attention to detail, organization, and creative thinking; Amanda excels at translating design and visionary aspects of projects for clients, stakeholders, and the public by way of descriptive documents and presentations.
Over the past 12 years with Stantec, Amanda completed a wide range of planning projects for both private and public sector clients with direct experience creating statutory and non-statutory plans in the realms of neighbourhood, community, and revitalization planning. Viewing every project as unique, she has also designed many different engagement exercises to be reflective of clients' and stakeholders' specific needs including age-specific activities for youth, personal interviews and interview guides for business owners, confidential stakeholder meetings in highly-emotional settings, generalized public information sessions, and hands-on Council workshops to name a few.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Development Planning, First Nations & Indigenous Planning, General Land Use, Housing, Long Range / Policy Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Zoning
Brian Hart RPP, MCIP
Brian G. Hart & Company
Firm : Brian G. Hart & Company
Address : 4375 West River Road,
Delta, British Columbia V4K 1R9
Website : www.linkedin.com/in/brian-hart-40026112/
Phone : 7789998302
E-mail Address : email@example.com
BRIAN G . HART & COMPANY is an integrated Architectural, Planning and Urban Design practice, with significant experience in residential development planning, heritage restoration and heritage area infill, master planning of large sites and integrating sustainable design principles. The firm has worked in BC and Washington State.
Areas of Specialization : Commercial Development, Community Planning, Development Planning, Heritage Conservation, Housing, Public Process & Consultation, Site Planning, Sustainability Planning, Urban Design, Zoning
Sharon Horsburgh RPP, MCIP
Bayshore Planning Services Inc
Firm : Bayshore Planning Services Inc
Address : 6499 Genoa Bay Rd,
Duncan, British Columbia V9L 5Y3
Website : bayshoreplanning.com
Phone : 12507100238
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Bayshore Planning Services is a professional land use consulting company. Helping to shape sustainable land use development goals. We guide you through government agency regulations and engage with community stakeholder groups. We specialize in marine development projects with Provincial crown lands and local municipalities.
Our strategy through professional planning advice is to develop creative solutions to land use challenges and to resolve land use issues for residential, commercial and industrial clients. properties. Our goal is to identify the best path forward to achieve high performance developments for communities.
Areas of Specialization : Commercial Development, Community Planning, Development Planning, Environmental, General Land Use, Public Process & Consultation, Regional Planning, Research & Analysis, Rural Land Use Planning, Site Planning, Sustainability Planning, Urban Design, Zoning
Dan Huang RPP, MCIP
Connections Planning Associates
Founder / Principal
Firm : Connections Planning Associates
Address : 2117 McNeill Avenue,
Victoria, British Columbia V8S 2Y1
Website : www.connectionsplanning.ca
Phone : 250-380-8138
E-mail Address : email@example.com
Dan is a Registered Professional Planner with over 25 years of experience in land use and infrastructure planning through his work in both the private and public sector. Dan is adept in all aspects of community development, and in recent years has focused on Indigenous self-determination, infrastructure and asset management, local governance and finance, and development cost recovery. He has worked across the country with dozens of First Nation and non-Indigenous communities and believes strongly in the integration of land use, infrastructure and finance in developing resilient communities. Dan maintains excellent working relationships with staff and elected officials in communities throughout BC, as well as with various provincial ministries in Victoria. He is a past President of PIBC (2015-2017) and currently represents the institute on the Development Finance Review Panel and Asset Management BC Partnership Committee. Currently, Dan is the President of the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), representing over 7,500 professional planners across Canada and internationally.
Areas of Specialization : Commercial Development, Community Planning, Development Planning, First Nations & Indigenous Planning, General Land Use, Transportation, Urban Design, Zoning
Nola Kilmartin RPP, MCIP
Manager, Planning, Landscape Architecture + Urban Design
Firm : WSP
Address : Landmark 6, 1631 Dickson Avenue, Suite 700,
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y0B5
Website : www.wsp.com/en-ca
Phone : 2505758084
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Nola is a registered professional planner and experienced community engagement practitioner. She brings over 14 years of private and public sector experience with a variety of municipal community plans, zoning bylaw updates, engagement and communication strategies, complex master plans, active and transit-oriented developments, brownfield redevelopments, orchard and agricultural land development, and winter city urban design.
Prior to moving to the Okanagan, Nola spent a decade in the Edmonton region, working on residential infill projects, including high-rise, mixed use, and commercial and industrial development projects. Prior to consulting, Nola worked for the City of Edmonton for several years and led or contributed to several initiatives and new policies related to infill and transit oriented development, in addition to zoning bylaw updates for low density residential, multi-family, commercial, cannabis, and industrial zones. Nola has a master’s degree in Urban Planning from McGill University, a BA in Urban Planning and Design, and is IAP2 trained.
Nola has taught planning at the University of Alberta, presented locally and internationally on planning topics from winter design to office conversion projects, and has authored two award winning projects on Winter City urban design and a guide to developing affordable housing. She has served as a judge on the City of Kelowna's Infill 2.0 Competition, and currently services as Chair for PIBC's 2023 Conference in Sun Peaks.
Areas of Specialization : Commercial Development, Community Planning, Development Planning, General Land Use, Long Range / Policy Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Rural Land Use Planning, Site Planning, Urban Design, Zoning
Stephane Laroye RPP, MCIP
Firm : SLA
Address : 215 - 35 5th Ave. W.,
Vancouver, British Columbia V5Y 1H4
Website : slaarchitect.com
Phone : 604-558-6955
E-mail Address : email@example.com
SLA is proud to provide Master Planning, Urban Design, Site Planning, Feasibility Studies (working closely with land economics consultants) on Multi-Family, Mixed-Use, Placemaking and Infrastructure projects, providing full services from conceptual, schematic and detailed design; contract documentation; field review; construction contract administration; and, project close-out. SLA focuses on creating great work through collaboration, attention to detail and experience with a keen interest in sustainable master planning, passive house and engineered wood solutions. SLA has extensive experience with complex urban sites in many jurisdictions and a particular passion for mixed-use projects that bring a richness to the urban fabric of the city allowing for people to live, work and play.
Areas of Specialization : Commercial Development, Development Planning, Housing
Maren Luciani RPP, MCIP
Meraki Community Planning
Principal / Senior Planner
Firm : Meraki Community Planning
Address : 246 2nd Avenue #202,
Kamloops, British Columbia V2C 2C9
Website : merakiplanning.ca
Phone : 2503198683
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Maren is most recognized for her long-range community planning work, inclusive and robust public engagement processes and her dedication to healthy built environments. She has participated on several committees as a planning advisor including the Provincial Health Services Authority’s Healthy Built Environment Linkages Toolkit Advisory Committee. Her planning and facilitation work with Indigenous communities has recently been recognized by the University of Manitoba City Planning Department's Indigenous Planning Studio program. Working directly for municipalities and private firms over the years and working side by side with Indigenous community members to support capacity building and self-governance, Maren and her team have developed a strong understanding of the needs and pressures facing communities and best practices in community planning. Maren has been a PIBC Mentor for new planners and UBC SCARP Mentor for students for several years.
We are a relationship-based company focused on building healthy, sustainable communities by balancing social, economic, cultural and environmental values. Meraki Community Planning is a national award-winning, full-service community planning firm specializing in long range planning and community engagement. In 2021 we received the CIP National Award of Excellence for Inclusionary Planning for our work with Indigenous communities, particularly with one of our longstanding clients, the Kitselas First Nation. Our clients include, but are not limited to, municipal government, First Nations, academic institutions, developers, non-profits and commercial businesses. The company's mandate is that of a participatory approach to planning communities - engaging community members and stakeholders early and often in community planning projects.
Areas of Specialization : Agriculture, Community Planning, Demographics and Data, Development Planning, First Nations & Indigenous Planning, General Land Use, Long Range / Policy Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Regional Planning, Research & Analysis, Rural Land Use Planning, Social Planning, Sustainability Planning, Zoning
Gerry Melenka RPP, MCIP
Manager of Planning & Urban Design
Firm : TRUE Consulting
Address : 201 - 2079 Falcon Road,
Kamloops, British Columbia V2C 4J2
Website : www.true.ca
Phone : 250.828.0881 ext. 225
E-mail Address : email@example.com
TRUE Consulting has provided planning and engineering consulting services to municipal, regional, provincial, first nation communities and private sector clients since 1986. Our clients benefit from our inter-disciplinary collaboration, where we combine professional planning expertise with in-house engineering expertise, and strong technical support from our GIS/mapping/land surveying group. TRUE serves the B.C. interior with offices in Kamloops, Williams Lake, Vernon, Penticton and Trail.
Gerry Melenka is a registered professional planner with over 20 years experience across Canada in both the public and private sector. He is a community planner, place-maker, engagement specialist and project manager. For more about our team and the services we provide visit www.true.ca.
Areas of Specialization : Commercial Development, Community Planning, Development Planning, First Nations & Indigenous Planning, General Land Use, Long Range / Policy Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Regional Planning, Rural Land Use Planning, Site Planning, Urban Design, Zoning
Stephen Mikicich RPP, MCIP
Stephen Mikicich Consulting Ltd.
Firm : Stephen Mikicich Consulting Ltd.
Address : 2740 West 12th Avenue,
Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 2P6
Website : www.linkedin.com/in/stephen-mikicich-262b4340/
Phone : 604.818.2257
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Stephen Mikicich Consulting Ltd. offers a broad range of planning services – including all facets of community and land use planning. More specialized services include strategic planning, local economic development, downtown revitalization, business improvement areas, tourism, heritage conservation, municipal development approvals, public engagement, planning research, and strategic partnerships.
Firm principal, Stephen Mikicich is a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) with 30 years of experience in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors in British Columbia. He has led numerous ‘first of their kind’ initiatives in community development, and his work has been recognized with numerous awards of excellence.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Development Planning, General Land Use, Heritage Conservation, Long Range / Policy Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Research & Analysis, Sustainability Planning, Zoning
Origin Sustainable Design + Planning
Firm : Origin Sustainable Design + Planning
Address : 3205 Carman Street, Victoria, BC, Canada,
Victoria, British Columbia V8P 4M4
Website : www.originplanning.com
Phone : 250.857.4416
E-mail Address : email@example.com
Devon is a sustainability planner with over a decade of experience working with governments, First Nations and leading organizations across Canada. He has expertise at the nexus of design, policy, and sustainability, with experience working on complex and innovative projects at a variety of scales.
Devon was previously the Community Energy Planner for the City of Victoria, leading on progressive initiatives such as the adoption of the BC Energy Step Code, as well as innovative building retrofit strategies and programs. Prior to that, he led the sustainability practice at Perkins+Will’s Toronto office, working with a variety of clients on industry-leading sustainable design projects. He brings an open, collaborative and pragmatic approach to his projects.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Environmental, First Nations & Indigenous Planning, Long Range / Policy Planning, Research & Analysis, Sustainability Planning, Urban Design
Brian Miller RPP, MCIP
B.C. Environmental Assessment and Permitting Manager
Firm : Ensero
Address : 410 - 880 Dunsmuir Street,
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 1N5
Website : www.enserso.com
Phone : 1-778-655-2439
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
- Indigenous land use planning
- environmental planning
- regional planning
- industrial development planning
- land use planning
- environmental impact assessments
- socio-economic impact assessments (aka. 'the human environment')
- economic development planning
- performance and risk auditing
Areas of Specialization : Commercial Development, Community Planning, Demographics and Data, Development Planning, Environmental, First Nations & Indigenous Planning, General Land Use, Heritage Conservation, Long Range / Policy Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Regional Planning, Research & Analysis, Resource Management, Rural Land Use Planning, Site Planning, Sustainability Planning, Transportation
Hillary Morgan RPP, MCIP
M'akola Development Services
Firm : M'akola Development Services
Address : Northern office,
Prince George , British Columbia V2N 4Z9
Website : www.makoladev.com
Phone : 778.265.7489
E-mail Address : email@example.com
Hillary is a Registered Professional Planner with ten years’ experience in both the public and private sector. She is a collaborative planner who enjoys leading community engagement processes and managing projects for inter-disciplinary teams.
Since 2013, Hillary has lived in Prince George on the unceded traditional territory of Lheidli T’enneh First Nation. At M’akola, she works on development and policy projects across the province, with a focus on the north. Hillary holds a Masters of Urban & Regional Planning from Queen’s University (2013) and a Bachelor of Arts in Geography from the University of Victoria (2009).
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Development Planning, First Nations & Indigenous Planning, General Land Use, Housing, Long Range / Policy Planning, Parks & Recreation Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Regional Planning, Research & Analysis, Rural Land Use Planning, Site Planning, Social Planning, Sustainability Planning, Urban Design, Zoning
Zoe Morrison RPP, MCIP
Stantec - Whitehorse
Firm : Stantec - Whitehorse
Address : 202-107 Main Street ,
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 3N3
Website : stantec.com
Phone : 867 332 3286
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Zoë Morrison is a Whitehorse-based community planner with fifteen years of experience. Zoë has worked with communities, First Nations and local governments across Alaska, Yukon, Northwest Territories and Northern Ontario. Her experience includes official community plans, neighbourhood designs, strategic plans, land use plans at various scales, active transportation plans, zoning bylaws, and downtown revitalization projects. Zoë is committed to collaborative planning and has managed engagement programs for complex and controversial projects.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Regional Planning
Jon Munn RPP, MCIP
Firm : Munn CoPlanning
Address : 2914 Prior Street,
Victoria, British Columbia V8T 3Y5
Website : www.munncoplanning.com
Phone : 2503801747
E-mail Address : email@example.com
Jon Munn has worked as a consultant, a local government planner and a contractor to local governments for over 20 years. He started his Victoria-based consulting business in 2009 to work on local government policy and bylaw contracts, lead public engagement projects, assist clients in the land development process and work with nonprofits. The focus of CoPlanning is on collaborative community projects such as sustainability planning, policy making, alternative housing options and building participatory communities. Jon can help clients apply a broad range of perspectives to proposals, as his background includes Sustainable Energy Management (SEMAC), healthy communities work, SafeGrowth (3rd generation Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) and urban design guideline development.
Jon was awarded the highest academic achievement from Capilano University’s leading local government administration program and has taught at Vancouver Island University’s Master of Community Planning program.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Development Planning, General Land Use, Long Range / Policy Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Rural Land Use Planning, Site Planning, Social Planning, Sustainability Planning, Urban Design, Zoning
Guy Patterson RPP, MCIP
Firm : Young Anderson
Address : 1616-808 Nelson,
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2H2
Website : www.younganderson.ca
Phone : 604 689-7400
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Young, Anderson provides legal services to local governments throughout British Columbia. Our work reflects the wide variety of issues addressed by local governments, and our lawyers are equipped to provide timely and comprehensive advice on planning and land use management matters including bylaw drafting and interpretation; jurisidiction and procedure; and enforcement.
Areas of Specialization : Municipal Law
Ian Robertson RPP, MCIP
Inukshuk Planning & Development Ltd
Firm : Inukshuk Planning & Development Ltd
Address : 207 ELLIOTT ST,
WHITEHORSE, Yukon Y1A2A1
Website : www.inukshukplanning.ca
Phone : 8676674759
E-mail Address : IAN@INUKSHUKPLANNING.CA
Ian has diversified planning and management experience in both the public and private sector working in 5 provinces and all 3 territories over the past 46 years. Ian is the longest practicing planner in northern Canada. He is recognized as a thorough, creative problem solver committed to finding practical, environmentally sound and culturally appropriate solutions. His diverse accomplishments have included an eclectic mix of complex challenges as divergent as the problems of single industry resource towns to initial planning for the creation of 10 arctic national parks and protected areas, the routing of pipelines and rail corridors and the siting/approval of petrochemical plants. Mr. Robertson has been involved in the preparation of community and regional land use plans, regional tourism strategies, airport master plans, as well as land claim and inter-governmental agreement negotiations. He has also developed expertise in land development and environmental impact assessment.
Ian has volunteered his time and expertise serving on national organization boards, the University of Waterloo Senate, Yukon Land Use Planning Council, Inuvialuit Environmental Impact Assessment Board, Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce and Consulting Engineers of Yukon. He has also contributing to a variety of technical professional committees such as the Canadian Standards Association and Canadian Institute of Planners. Ian is a strong believer in an inclusive, transparent planning approach balancing today's needs with preserving future choices. He promotes a holistic perspective built on the principle that diversity lies at the intersection of community health, economy, environment and culture nurturing system stability and resilience.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Development Planning, Environmental, First Nations & Indigenous Planning, General Land Use, Housing, Parks & Recreation Planning, Regional Planning, Resource Management, Rural Land Use Planning, Site Planning
Michael Sanderson RPP, MCIP
Sanderson + Welsh Planning Ltd.
Firm : Sanderson + Welsh Planning Ltd.
Address : 970 Burrard St,
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z2R4
Website : Strategis access
Phone : 604-613-7345
E-mail Address : email@example.com
Michael offers 25+ yrs experience in Lower Mainland. From 2-lot splits to 1,000 housing developments. ALC Applications, EcoVillage design, Subdivision design and feasibility, Zoning & OCP applications. Planning opinions.
Peer reviews & public agency advisory. In-house design: Vectorworks.
Office DT - Vancouver: 2007 to present. Design Studio - Gibsons: 2020 to present.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Development Planning, General Land Use, Long Range / Policy Planning, Regional Planning, Research & Analysis, Rural Land Use Planning, Site Planning, Zoning
Noha Sedky RPP, MCIP
Firm : CitySpaces Consulting
Address : 585 - 1111 West Hastings St,
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 2J3
Website : www.cityspaces.ca
Phone : 604 687 2281 x233
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Noha is a Principal of CitySpaces Consulting, a leading provider of community planning, development consulting and consultation services in communities throughout Western Canada.
Noha has over 20 years of planning experience, with a particular focus on housing, homelessness and social planning. As development consultants, CitySpaces supports non-profits and public institutions to realize their visions for development. Noha acts as the owners representative for these groups throughout all stages of a project – from concept through construction. She has led and provided oversight on new non-profit housing and mixed use construction projects throughout British Columbia, including the VPL library/YWCA project in Strathcona, Covenant House’s expansion project in Downtown Vancouver and seniors housing in Peachland, BC. As an adjunct professor, she taught the Affordable Housing Policy course at SCARP and she has worked in France, Egypt and Pakistan.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Demographics and Data, Development Planning, First Nations & Indigenous Planning, Housing, Long Range / Policy Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Regional Planning, Research & Analysis, Social Planning
Holly Sovdi RPP, MCIP
Urban Strategies Inc.
Firm : Urban Strategies Inc.
Address : 210-128 West Hastings St.,
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1G8
Website : www.urbanstrategies.com
Phone : 604 671 5967
E-mail Address : email@example.com
Holly is a Principal of Urban Strategies and heads the firm's Vancouver office. He is an urban planner with a breadth of experience leading major initiatives for communities in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. With over 15 years of experience, Holly’s work encompasses community planning, policy development, community engagement, and project management. Prior to joining Urban Strategies, Holly was a Senior Planner with the City of Vancouver for a decade, where he led major initiatives such as the American Planning Association award-winning Northeast False Creek Area Plan Project, the Metropolitan Core Jobs and Economy Land Use Plan, and the West End Community Plan. In his previous consulting work, he contributed to the Capital City Downtown Plan for Edmonton, recognized with numerous awards. Holly holds a degree in Regional and Urban Planning from the University of Saskatchewan and has completed specialized studies in facilitation and the built environment. Holly is a member of the Council for Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s Urban Habitat / Urban Design committee, sharing knowledge and professional learning. He is a regular guest critic, lecturer, and Master’s thesis committee member for the University of British Columbia’s School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture and School of Community and Regional Planning, and regularly lectures at Simon Fraser University’s City Conversations and Urban Studies program.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Development Planning, General Land Use, Housing, Long Range / Policy Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Regional Planning, Site Planning, Urban Design, Zoning
John Steil RPP, FCIP
Stantec Consulting Ltd.
Firm : Stantec Consulting Ltd.
Address : 1100, 111 Dunsmuir Street,
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6A3
Website : www.stantec.com
Phone : 604-696-8209
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Throughout his 40-year career, John has worked as a consultant for government, land developers, utilities, communities, and First Nations. He has flown, driven, biked, and boated to project sites, working with clients, stakeholders, and other professionals to develop great plans.
His portfolio contains an array of award-winning community planning and design projects that cover the gamut from broad region-wide policy planning and urban design to detailed implementation strategies for specific sites. John has the ability to marry planning, development, community, and environmental concerns in order to instill confidence in his clients and create plans that inspire great communities.
Areas of Specialization : Agriculture, Community Planning, Development Planning
Shannon Tartaglia RPP, MCIP
Tartaglia Planning Consulting
Land Use Planner / Local Government Specialist
Shannon Tartaglia RPP, MCIP
Tartaglia Planning Consulting
Land Use Planner / Local Government Specialist
Firm : Tartaglia Planning Consulting
Address : 1651 Newport Road,
West Kelowna, British Columbia V4T 1X1
Website : www.linkedin.com/in/shannontartaglia
Phone : 2508638330
E-mail Address : email@example.com
With over 15 years of professional planning experience in the public and private sector, Shannon provides consulting expertise to local government and private clients regarding zoning matters, land use, and navigating government approvals - with a specialization in agricultural planning. During her time as a local government planner, in addition to development applications, Shannon was involved in the development of over 15 master plans and championed the development of a revitalization strategy for the West Kelowna downtown core and the City’s agricultural planning portfolio.
Shannon is a Registered Professional Planner and is the past Chair of the Okanagan-Interior Chapter of the Planning Institute of BC (PIBC). Shannon is passionate about strong urban design, agricultural planning, urban centre revitalization and ensuring that plans are developed in local context with a strong sense of place.
Areas of Specialization : Agriculture, Development Planning, General Land Use, Rural Land Use Planning, Zoning
Sarah Thomas RPP, MCIP
Ecollaborate Now Consulting
Firm : Ecollaborate Now Consulting
Address : Vancouver Island,
Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z4C1
Website : www.ecollaboratenow.com
Phone : 778-679-2303
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Ecollaborate Now Consulting specializes in community engagement and building inter-agency collaboration to develop localized approaches to further community interests. From active transportation to solid waste, housing, indigenous community planning, and organizational governance, Ecollaborate Now has experience and can help with research, facilitation, stakeholder working group development, and more. Just reach out.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Sustainability Planning, Transportation
William Trousdale RPP, MCIP
Firm : EcoPlan International
Address : 8256 Woodland Place,
Whistler, British Columbia V8E 0G3
Website : www.ecoplan.ca
Phone : 6045182112
E-mail Address : email@example.com
William Trousdale is President of EcoPlan International, an award-winning planning, decision support and community engagement firm. He is a certified professional planner, economist and decision analyst. His work applies insights from strategic planning, structured decision making, behavioral decision research and negotiation science to a range of contemporary issues. Driving this work is the value-focused integration of analytical methods with participatory engagement. Subject areas include: comprehensive community plans, economic development, cultural impact, program evaluations, business case, tourism, community and regional planning, valuation/compensation, health, energy, site selection, biodiversity, parks management and TUS. These projects, located around the world, have been recognized with over a dozen awards of excellence from CIP, PIBC, IAP2, TTRA and others. William is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia’s School of Community and Regional Planning and at Simon Fraser University’s School of Resource and Environmental Management as well as an Associate at SFU’s Center for Sustainable Community Development.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Environmental, First Nations & Indigenous Planning, Housing, Long Range / Policy Planning, Parks & Recreation Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Regional Planning, Research & Analysis, Resource Management, Social Planning, Sustainability Planning, Transportation
Eric Vance RPP, FCIP
Eric Vance & Associates
Firm : Eric Vance & Associates
Address : 23100 Gilbert Drive,
Maple Ridge, British Columbia V4R0C3
Website : www.vanceconsulting.ca
Phone : 604 469-3325
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Eric Vance has almost 40 years of experience as a professional planner, economist. management consultant and educator, specializing in community and regional planning, urban land economics, real estate development and project management. He has conducted hundreds of consulting assignments for a broad range of clients during his career, including many local governments.
Eric was a senior member of the management consulting group at Coopers & Lybrand Chartered Accountants for eleven years. He then served as Director of Planning for the City of Port Moody for three years prior to starting his own consulting practice in 1995.
Eric is also an Adjunct Professor in the graduate School of Resource & Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University and was formerly an Adjunct Professor in the graduate School of Community & Regional Planning at the University of British Columbia.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Development Planning, Long Range / Policy Planning
Gloria Venczel RPP, MCIP
Vibrant Places Inc
Founding Principal/Urban Design + Economic Vibrancy
Gloria Venczel RPP, MCIP
Vibrant Places Inc
Founding Principal/Urban Design + Economic Vibrancy
Firm : Vibrant Places Inc
Address : 1030-1641 Lonsdale Ave,
North Vancouver, British Columbia V7M 2J5
Website : vibrantplacesinc.com
Phone : 778-928-3727
E-mail Address : email@example.com
Founding Principal/Urban Design + Economic Vibrancy -
An award winning multidisciplinary urban design professional as well as a recognized thought leader in walkable, economically equitable, vibrant city building, I am the Founding Principal of an exciting new consultancy, Vibrant Places Inc., which I co-lead w/ my new business partner. In rethinking cities strategically in a post-covid context for economic equity, place making, urban planning + community capacity building to strengthen the social fabric of neighbourhoods, to support citizens’ "buy-in" to the "social contract", we have deep municipal, private sector + NGO experience to be able to offer a suite of services to all sizes of communities, including the heart of places, Main Street. As the City of North Vancouver’s former Urban Designer/Development Planner during its civic renewal, I created the public space vibrancy programming around the renovated City Hall + new City Library. I also oversaw the outside consultants for the award-winning Civic Plaza, the associated layered north facing park space behind City Hall resulting from a land transfer involving the Vista Commons, plus the reinvention of the staff parking as a public market overflow off peak hours. I was the Founding Executive Director of the Smart Growth Canada Network, where I was chief editor for the nine visually enhanced e-course modules on Canadian success stories on implemented smart growth principles, w/ funding from NRCan + REFBC.
Areas of Specialization : Development Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Site Planning, Urban Design, Zoning
Reginald Whiten RPP, MCIP
Firm : InterraPlan Inc
Address : PO Box 108,
Moberly Lake, British Columbia V0C1XO
Website : http://www.linkedin.com/in/interraplan-inc-reg-c-whiten-8a422079
Phone : 2507889632
E-mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
InterraPlan Inc. is a northeast-based planning and agrology consulting firm operating since 2001. Our work has been supporting rural, non-government organization clients, government and indigenous organizations with experience developing resource use, community development and watershed stewardship plans Highlights include foundation work on Treaty 8 Land Use Initiatives (BC), The Peel Watershed Regional Land Use Plan (YK) and the City of Dawson Watershed Stewardship Program.
Areas of Specialization : Agriculture, Community Planning, Development Planning, Environmental, First Nations & Indigenous Planning, General Land Use, Long Range / Policy Planning, Public Process & Consultation, Regional Planning, Research & Analysis, Resource Management, Rural Land Use Planning, Sustainability Planning
Jeff Zukiwsky RPP, MCIP
All One Sky Foundation
Director, Community Resilience
Firm : All One Sky Foundation
Address : 11 Mt. Herchmer Ave,
Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M3
Website : allonesky.ca
Phone : 2504301551
E-mail Address : email@example.com
I am a planning consultant based in Fernie, B.C., with 10 years experience working with communities across Western Canada on climate adaptation and risk management. I've worked with nearly 40 municipalities in BC and Alberta, supporting climate change risk and vulnerability assessments and development and implementation of climate adaptation and resilience action plans.
Areas of Specialization : Community Planning, Environmental, Resource Management
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