The BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association has announced its 2018 board of directors. Todd Strynadka, technical services manager of Terus Construction, is the new chair.
Strynadka has been with Terus Construction since 2004 and has been involved in major projects such as the Edmonton LRT tunnel, Alaska Highway, NWT Highway projects, the Peace River Bridge and more than 30 airport construction projects.
“We have many challenges that lay ahead this year, including working with a new provincial government. I am looking forward to working closely with our knowledgeable and talented board of directors to ensure this government and all stakeholders recognize the importance of investment in transportation infrastructure throughout the province,” said Strynadka. “Building and maintaining our roads, highways and bridges is essential in promoting economic growth, a sustainable environment and maintaining our province’s highly skilled workforce.”
The 2018 board of directors was named at the BC Road Builders’ Annual General Meeting held in Victoria on December 8, 2017. Joining Strynadka on the 2018 board are:
Past Chair – Steve Drummond, Capilano Highway Services
Vice Chair/Maintenance Director – Kevin Higgins, YRB Group of Companies
Secretary/Treasurer – Scott Griffin, Renaissance Group Chartered Accountants
Construction Chair – Ross Gilmour, Peter Kiewit Sons Construction Director – Paul Simpson, Jacob Bros. Construction
Construction Director – Glen Barker, NorLand Group Paving Director – Collin Blonarowitz, Emil Anderson Construction Maintenance Chair – Dan Beaulac, Nechako Group of Companies
Maintenance Director – Sandi Paulson, Argo Group of Companies
Service & Supply Chair – Nikki Keith, Wilson M. Beck Insurance Services
Municipal Relations Rep. – Stan Weismiller, Winvan Paving
Construction Safety Rep. – Joe Wrobel, JPW Road & Bridge
The association represents more than 250 firms involved in grading, asphalt and concrete manufacturing, paving, utility construction, road and bridge building/maintenance, blasting, as well as related goods and services suppliers.