Congratulations to three recipients of the Top In Technology award in Prince George!

Kristy Brown, CTech initially began her career in 1996 in forestry technology with a diploma from BCIT. After several years, she went back to school and became a certified Civil Technician with a diploma from the College of New Caledonia in 2005. Kristy joined the City of Prince George in 2006 in the Utilities engineering area, managing capital projects, water network modeling, and water/wastewater design. After 9 years working up the ranks to Utilities Division Manager, Kristy became the City’s Asset Manager in 2015. She is responsible for the City’s long-term asset management strategy and supporting the operating areas with their capital planning and maintenance activities related to the infrastructure the City owns.

Jason Oliver, CTech is currently the Executive VP of Geotech Drilling Services. He oversees the day-to-day functioning of Geotech Drilling, nationally and internationally. Jason monitors and evaluates key performance indicators to ensure ongoing alignment with corporate mission, core values, and strategic vision. Prior to his role, Jason developed a team of over 25 personnel in three offices across northern BC for Morrow Environmental that became SNC Lavalin in 2005. After entering the environmental consulting field in 1994 and completing his B.Sc. in early 1996, Jason recognized the value in having a professional designation to show credibility to potential employers and clients.

Scott McLaren, AScT is the Senior Biomedical Engineering Technologist, Diagnostic Imaging with Northern Health. After graduating from BCIT in Biomedical Engineering, he started his career at Surrey Memorial Hospital. Scott then worked for Wise Technologies traveling throughout BC and supporting biomedical equipment in Western Canada. He returned to Fraser Health for 3 years providing clinical equipment service throughout the region and haemodialysis service at Surrey Memorial Hospital. Scott have now served Northern Health for 17 years. He started in haemodialysis and clinical service then progressed to supervising clinical engineering and diagnostic imaging service. Scott has also participated in several provincial initiatives.