John Powers, Chair
Flynn Canada Ltd.
John is the Operations Manager at Flynn Canada Ltd. in Kelowna. He has been working in the roofing industry since 1986. He attended many courses in the building science program at BCIT, has his TQ, RRO, and is Gold Seal Certified. John joined the SICA board for networking.
Brandon Panopoulos, Vice Chair
TKI Construction Ltd.
After earning a Diploma of Technology for Building Engineering from BCIT in 2002 Brandon joined PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc.; where he worked as a Project Manager/Estimator until 2010. During this time Brandon received Gold Seal certification as a General Contracting Project Manager in 2007. In 2010 Brandon became a partner in TKI Construction Ltd. In 2017 Brandon became the sole owner of TKI. During his time in the construction industry Brandon has worked on a variety of projects including tenant improvements, fit-ups, new builds, structural upgrades and renovations. 
Walter Dool, Past Chair
Greyback Construction Ltd.
Walter is a Civil Engineering Technologist, BCIT 1979, and a long time member of ASTTBC, and Gold Seal. He worked his first 7 years of construction as an inspector for bridge construction projects throughout BC, and as a civil works inspector for consulting firms. Walter is a long time employee of Greyback Construction, and has served on the Board in past years. The significant changes in the construction industry have re-ignited Walter's interest in serving SICA as a board member.
Debra Dotschkat, Treasurer
Glass Canada Inc.
Debra is the General Manager of Glass Canada Inc. She attended Okanagan College and the University of Saskatchewan for business and accounting. She got started in construction at the young age of 15, and has worked in underground irrigation, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, wholesale lumber, geothermal, electrical, and glazing. She has had the pleasure of doing sales, customer service, accounting, safety officer, project management, and now Owner. She has done it all and loves to see something grow from the ground up.
Mike Woodroff, Secretary
Corwest Builders
Vice President of Construction Troika Management CorWest Builders at Troika Management Corp.


Andrew Stringer
Falcon Engineering
Andrew is a mechanical engineer and principal at Falcon Engineering, with 15 years of experience in consulting. His areas of practice range from institutional and civic buildings, through single family and multifamily residential. In addition to this, his industrial experience includes agriculture and agri-food processing, as well as pharmaceutical and clean manufacturing facilities. Andrew's work in planning, tendering, and completing major mechanical capital projects gives me a balanced and relatively unique perspective on the business, legal and technical aspects of our local construction industry.
Bianca Cooper
Impact Drywall Inc.
Bianca has over 15 years of successful experience in hiring and employee management. For 10 of those years, Bianca worked as an HR Director, overlooking a workforce of over 1,200 employees. Upon immigration to Canada, Bianca was offered the position of Director of Business Development for a leading ERP Software Development organization specialized in construction management.
Cameron Betts
Betts Electric Ltd.
Cameron is the President of Betts Electric. He is a graduate of the University of Victoria and Red Seal Electrician. Cameron has been around the construction industry for most of his life and in his current management role at Betts Electric since 2013. He joined the board to stay in touch with the industry and help the association grow and adapt to the new generation.
Cody Shantz
Sawchuk Developments
Cody earned a Diploma of Engineering, Design & Drafting Technology from TRU in 2004, he then worked for an Architectural Firm as a Senior Architectural Technologists/Project Manager for 7 years.  He joined the team at Sawchuk Developments, as an Estimator/Project Manager in 2011.  He has completed a variety of projects including healthcare, commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and tenant improvements.  He received Gold Seal Certification as a General Contracting Project Manager in 2019. 
Craig Rasmussen
Craig is a sales representative with Victaulic with over 15 years of experience in the Plumbing & Heating industry in sales and management roles as a distributor, contractor and now as a manufacturer. 
Courtney Forsyth
TechCanada Contracting
Vice President - Project Execution at TechCanada Contracting Ltd. TechCanada specializes in Mechanical, Electrical and Controls from Design through Construction and into Operation Maintenance. They also provide other support services for your construction needs.
Gary Desert
Gerry Enns Contracting Ltd.
Project Manager/Estimator, Okanagan Valley.  3rd generation builder, 40 yrs plus in construction across all trade disciplines, with engineering background. Strong European construction experience.
Ian Nutley
Chandos Construction Ltd.
BC Interior Area Manager. Responsible for full P&L for the BC Interior Region from Business Development through Construction to Post Construction. Business has grown from $20m annually to $80m+, managing a team of 50 on multiple projects.
Lucas Miller
Interior Health
Lucas has worked in many facets of the construction industry for the last 20 years - supplier, general contractor, construction management and Owner representative. Currently Lucas is the Senior Project Manager for Interior Health - Capital Projects.
Mark Hartwick
Kimco Controls
Mark is a Certified Human Resources Professional and has over 20 years supervisory experience in the transportation, manufacturing and construction industries. He joined the Kimco team in 2007 and became part-owner in 2012. Married to Christine, Mark has two children and is proud to be the 4th generation of his family to live and work in Kelowna.
Morly Bishop
CapriCMW Insurance Services Ltd.
Prior to entering the insurance industry, Morly obtained a Bachelors of Science in Chemical Biology from Thompson Rivers University in 2009. It was at this time Morly started a summer job for a construction firm in Kamloops; the plan was to get back to education after a year off from school. Seven years later, Morly was still working in construction and had swiftly moved through the ranks from a general laborer, to project managing and estimating some of the most complicated slope stabilization projects that have ever taken place in the interior of BC.

Morly has taken this experience from the construction industry into his career as a commercial risk advisor. His understanding of standard and complex construction techniques is key when placing effective insurance solutions for his clients.
Phillip Stagg-Tanner
Acres Enterprises Ltd.
Phillip Stagg-Tanner oversees all departments and operations at Acres Enterprises. As an established executive professional with extensive experience in the public and private sectors of construction, Phillip is a vital part of Acres’ operations. Phillip is a strong leader with a proven track record of leading a company to success.
Rob Kline
Plan B Contractors
Rob has been a carpenter for 20 years, a residential contractor for 12 years and owned his own companies prior to moving to the Okanagan Valley and joining the Plan B team. As project manager and site supervisor, he oversees the construction site, hires the crew, is involved in everything from estimating to hands on tasks like framing, and ensures that client communication is on-going.
Sean Pilh
Pihl Law
Sean has appeared at the Provincial, Supreme and Appellate Court levels, in addition to his extensive arbitration and mediation experience. He has volunteered as a guest lecturer at the University of British Columbia (Okanagan Campus) and has presented at educational seminars on a variety of legal topics. In 2016, Sean was received his designation of King’s Counsel.ome
Shawn Parkes
Christman Plumbing & Heating Ltd.
Shawn is the Senior Estimator at Christman Plumbing & Heating. He joined SICA to gain more knowledge and experience in the construction industry. As well as help to better address any concerns that we see in construction today. He has 20 years experience in the construction industry after starting his career in the water/waste-water sector.
Stan Maluk
Emil Anderson Construction (EAC) Inc.
Senior Project Manager at Emil Anderson Construction, which is a Civil Engineering Construction company with an estimated 321 employees; and founded in 1934., their management level is Manager. Stan graduated from Red River College in 2002 and is currently based in Kelowna, Canada.
Tyler Stothart
Wilson M. Beck Insurance Services Inc.
Tyler is the Senior Vice President of Surety at Wilson M. Beck Insurance Services (Kelowna) Inc. and with 10 years of experience in the Surety Industry, he specializes in creating surety solutions for complex construction accounts. Tyler is also a Chartered Professional Accountant and was elected to the Southern Interior Construction Association Board of Directors in September 2022. 
David Nardi, Professional 
BDO Vernon
Public practice partner providing accounting, audit and tax advice for independent business owners, not-for-profit organizations and personal tax clients.
Phil Long, Appointed Director at Large
Phil Long Construction Services
Phil is the principal in his own consulting firm providing professional service to Owners, Architects and Contractors in cost consulting, construction management and claims assistance. He holds a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, is a Certified Technologist in BC and Ontario, Professional Quantity Surveyor, and is Gold Seal Certified in both Estimating and Project Management. Phil began his career in construction after one year of drafting directly out of college, then started estimating, which led to Project Management and Company Management.