Staff

Contact

Applied Science Technologists &Technicians of British Columbia
10767 – 148th Street
Surrey, B.C. V3R 0S4

Tel (604) 585-2788
Fax (604) 585-2790
techinfo@asttbc.org

Governance & Management, Professional Recognition

Theresa McCurry, BSc, PMP
Chief Executive Officer
Ext. 251
Council, governance, association management, professional legislation and rights to practice, government liaison, First Nations Careers Council, Technology Education and Careers Council.
Cindy Aitken
Manager, Governance & Events
Ext. 229
ASTTBC Council, community representatives, events management, awards program.
Jacqueline de Raadt, BA
Manager, Executive Initiatives
Ext. 260
Strategic initiative development and implementation; employer, student and post-secondary liaison, and technology career awareness.

Registration / Membership

Charles Joyner, AScT, BEd, MA
Registrar
Ext. 235
Registrations, professional standards and appeals to decisions by the Board of Examiners (BoE) and the Technical Specialist (TS) Certification Boards; Secretary to the BoE and all TS Certification Boards.

Julie Li
Sr Coordinator, Registrations
Ext. 249

Technologist/Technician and Registered Technology Manager certification programs, application processing, reclassification, reinstatement and transfer applications, upgrade, appeal and provisional membership inquiries.
Edna Schwartz
Coordinator, Registrations
Ext. 233
Technologist/Technician certification programs, application processing, students and grad techs, reclassification, transfer, and reinstatement applications, AScT and CTech stamp and seal.
Frauke Bracht
Coordinator, Technical Specialist Registrations
Ext. 258
Onsite Wastewater, Construction Safety, Public Works, and Underground Utility Locator certification programs, application processing, reclassification, reinstatement, scheduling of challenge exams, processing requests for stamps, and general inquiries.
Erin Macedo
Coordinator, Technical Specialist Registrations
Ext. 247
Fire Protection, Property Inspection, Site Improvement Survey, Building Design and Steel Detailing certification programs, application processing, reclassification, reinstatement, scheduling of challenge exams, processing requests for stamps, and general inquiries.

Practice & Compliance

Charles Joyner, AScT, BEd, MA
Registrar
Ext. 235
Complaints and discipline, title protection and legal issues related to practice and compliance. Accreditation of education and training programs. Secretary to the PRB and the Accreditation Board.
Elvira O’Kane
Sr Coordinator, Practice & Compliance
Ext. 238
Coordination of all complaints and concerns, protection of titles, and Accreditation liaison.
Harjeet Randhawa
Coordinator, Practice & Compliance
Ext. 223
Coordination of complaints and concerns.

Professional Practice

Jason Jung, AScT
Manager, Professional Practice
Ext. 224
Professional practice and rights to practice, practice guides and liaison with regulatory bodies and other professional associations on practice.

Member Services

Karen Taylor
Manager, Member Services & Operations
Ext. 236
Member Services Program; TechCLUB, affinity programs, member surveys.
Cheryl Blachuras
Coordinator, Customer Services
Ext. 221
General inquiries, member and employer services information, event assistance, TechJOBS and CTEN assistance, rings and regalia.

Marketing

Anne Sharp, BA
Manager, Marketing
Ext. 239
Marketing, corporate sponsorship, advertising.

Information Technology

Meg Kalinowska, AScT, BTech
Manager, e-Business
Ext. 226
Web site management and information systems (IS) management.
Ben Bracht, MCSE, MCT
IT Support Specialist
Ext. 248
Helpdesk support and network troubleshooting.

Finance & Administration

Evan Triste, CPA, CGA
Manager, Finance
Ext. 250
Financial management and inquiries, member dues, building administration.
Lumi Guias
Coordinator, Finance & Bursaries
Ext. 237
Dues payments, ASTTBC Foundation donation receipts, member information update, cancellations, bursaries.
Karen Taylor
Manager, Member Services & Operations
Ext. 236
Operations management, office administration, BC Women in Technology, special projects.
Betty Bell
Assistant, Office Services
Ext. 232
Office supplies, shipping and receiving.
Heather Stevens
Assistant, Administrative Services
Ext. 246
General administration.

ASTTBC Foundation

Anne Sharp, BA
Executive Director
Ext. 239
General operations, charitable donations, leaving a bequest to ASTTBC Foundation, donor recognition.
Heather Stevens
Administration
Ext. 246
ASTTBC Foundation bursary submissions and general administration.