BOARD MEMBERS:Bryce Gauthier, MLA, BCSLA Intern, LEED® AP Co-Founder
Bryce founded Projects In Place as a way for designers to share their time and expertise with members of the community as a way to make places better. He currently works as a designer for Sharp + Diamond Landscape Architecture Inc., a leader in the application of sustainable urban design strategies. He also teaches green roof technology for the Center for Architectural Ecology at BCIT.email@example.com Karen Wan-Gauthier, Co-Founder MAIBC , LEED® AP
Karen is dedicated to improving communities by involving them in the design process and working together through every phase. What she values most from each project is the challenge of incorporating exciting and fun concepts with well thought-out design. Often, “design” forgets reality, but too often, reality forgets about dreams. As an architect, Karen has been involved in the design and construction of a range of projects for clients with a strong community focus such as BC Housing, MPA, Atira, the YWCA and BC Women’s and Children’s Hospital.firstname.lastname@example.org Edwin Guerra, MASc LEED® AP BD+C Director of Operations – Green Roof Maintenance
Edwin Guerra is originally from Mexico City. He received his BS in Civil Engineering at Idaho State University and completed his MASc in Structural Engineering at the University of British Columbia. His research involved quantifying some of the environmental impacts of buildings over their life cycle. Edwin has a passion for green buildings and sustainable development which motivated him to join Projects in Place. He currently works for Summit Technologies promoting the use of cutting edge technology in the AEC industry. He is also an active member of the UBC Emerging Green Builders and the Metro Vancouver Emerging Professionals email@example.com Kim McClymont, BA, LEED AP® Director of Projects
Kim McClymont’s background in human geography, interest in green roofs and love for travel have led her to a variety of opportunities. After two years of working for a green roof design company in Germany she returned and moved west, now making Vancouver home. In arriving here she quickly became connected with Projects in Place. Involvement in the diverse range of projects has provided her an opportunity for creative problem solving and unique connection to local community, industry and government. Kim works as a LEED coordinator for Cobalt Engineering.firstname.lastname@example.org Marc Weatherill, MBA, M.S. Director of Finance
Marc derives satisfaction from identifying “missed” value, a challenge that aligns perfectly with his pursuit of opportunities in environmentally sustainable business. A graduate of the University of Michigan with a MBA and a Master of Environmental Science, he now works for a major Asian conglomerate as a consultant advising its various divisions on how to profit from shrinking their and their customers’ environmental footprints. He hopes that his son will one day thank him for helping make the world a better email@example.com Heather Stuart, BDes, MA Community Projects Coordinator
Heather is a creative, resourceful designer with a passion for sustainable community development. Her degrees in Environmental Design and Architecture of Rapid Change and Scarce Resources provide her with a unique background with which to explore sustainability. Heather has worked in the UK, India and Sierra Leone. She is excited to be back in Canada exploring local firstname.lastname@example.org
MEMBERS AT LARGE:Claudia Frizzera, BSc Architecture, MLA, BCSLA
Claudia is originally from Brazil, where she got her Bachelors in Architecture and Urban Design and worked with urbanization of low-income communities in environmentally sensitive areas, as well as designing efficient and green buildings and infrastructure for parks and public spaces. After moving to Vancouver, where she got her Masters in Landscape Architecture, she started working as a designer for local landscape architecture companies with a vast range of projects, including sustainable urban design, resort and public spaces. She is also a volunteer for the YWCA Rooftop Garden Program.email@example.com Carlos Guerrero, BSc Architecture,
His passion for the natural environment, community building and design, got this Colombian Architect with experience in passive solar architecture into new areas such as green roofing and urban agriculture, as a way of complementing his design skills with other environmental practices.
While taking the green roof courses at BCIT he met Bryce and Projects in Place,where he finds the place where he can share and learn while giving back tothe community. For him, sharing knowledge and expertise is a very important tool that community development relies on, and Carlos joined the Projects in Place team to share as an Architect, a Green Roof Professional, a Permaculture Designer and specially as someone who is constantly dreaming of ways to make our living environment a place we all feel proud of.
Vanadis is a passionate sustainable energy professional with a keen interest in community development. Prior moving to Canada from her native Venezuela, she worked as an economic researcher with rural communities in the Andes region. She had earned a Masters degree in Sustainable Energy Development from University of Calgary and currently works as a Program Assistant for the Climate Change and Air Quality team at the Fraser Basin Council in Vancouver. Vanadis has been also working with the Bolivian-Canadian Clean Water Network (BCC Water Network) as a Board Member and Executive Director to enhance water access, sanitation and small-scale sustainable agriculture in rural Bolivia. She is eager to translate her knowledge to local communities in Vancouver.firstname.lastname@example.org Fleur Choy, MSc Environmental Sciences in Engineering,
Fleur is originally from France. Before she moved to Vancouver she lived 10 years in Switzerland where she obtained her MSc degree in Environmental Sciences in Engineering at the Swiss Institute of Technology (EPFL). She gained experience in Geneva, in a consulting company, where she had the opportunity to work on diversified project such as environmental assessment, waste management, contaminated sites remediation, air pollution control and ecological restoration. With PIPS she is enthusiastic to participate to find innovative solutions for local sustainability email@example.com