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

Tel (604) 585-2788
Fax (604) 585-2790

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, Young Professionals Group, Technology Education and Careers Council.
Shahina Sharp
Coordinator, Administrative
Ext. 223
Council, executive, and project administrative support.

Registration / Membership

Charles Joyner, AScT, BEd, MA
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.
Coordinator, Technical Specialist Registrations

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.


Charles Joyner, AScT, BEd, MA
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.

Professional Practice

Jason Jung, AScT
Director, Professional Practice & Development
Ext. 224
Professional practice, practice standards, risk management, stakeholder relations, business development, and special projects.

Marketing Communications

Cara Christopherson, BA
Manager, Marketing Communications
Ext. 241
Marketing management, print and digital communications, advertising, social media, media relations, sponsorship, and events.

Operations / Registrant Services

Karen Taylor
Director, Operations
Ext. 236
Operations management, registrant services program, BC Women in Technology, and special projects.
Cheryl Blachuras
Coordinator, Customer Services
Ext. 221
General inquiries, registrant and employer services information, event assistance, TechJOBS and CTEN assistance, rings and regalia.

Information Technology

Meg Kalinowska, AScT, BTech
Manager, Information Technology
Ext. 226
Web site management and information systems (IS) management.
IT Support Specialist
Helpdesk support and network troubleshooting.


Evan Triste, CPA, CGA
Manager, Finance
Ext. 250
Financial management and inquiries, registrant dues, building administration.
Lumi Guias
Coordinator, Finance
Ext. 237
Dues payments, ASTTBC Foundation donation receipts, registrant information update, and cancellations.

ASTTBC Foundation

Karen Taylor
Staff Liaison
Ext. 236
General operations, charitable donations, leaving a bequest to ASTTBC Foundation, donor recognition.