Chad has spent several years in construction before enrolling in the Design and Drafting program at the University of Fraser Valley. His craving for continually learning and expending his knowledge brought him to Building Science Program at BCIT. Upon graduation with honors and a design competition award, Chad worked for a structural engineering firm, advancing his understanding of concrete, wood and steel design. In 1994, shortly after he founded his own design and drafting business, Chad joined the Applied Science Technologist Association. While providing creative solutions for every day design problems, Chad has continued to keep relevant to ever changing codes and building products.
His studies include Ventilation Certification through HRAI BC chapter, Building Code courses, advanced CAD modelling and Stream Enhancement education. Chad’s inclination to share his knowledge and experiences has led him to a blueprint teaching, through local construction associations.
Chad likes to stay active within the community as a member of the Board of Directors for Gallery Seven Performing Arts. Also, he is involved in the local soccer scene both as a player and a coach. In his relaxing time Chad enjoys spending time with his family and playing farmer on his little hobby farm.
Ashley grew up in a little town in Ontario where she discovered her passion for art. After moving to British Columbia, and following her passion, she started working for a residential construction company. In 2011, Ashley graduated from Business Administration and Accounting program through MTI Community College with honours. With over 7 years’ experience in Business, she has been involved in all aspects including office management, financial management, contracts, marketing and assisting with architectural and interior design. With her remarkable ability to research and explore industry connections, assisting clients and staff, Ashley has great way of making people smile and feel welcome here at the office.
Fine arts have always been a strong passion of hers, whether in playing the guitar, drawing or writing poetry she has always has had eye and ear for the arts. Her family is most important and spends free time doing family fun activities such as camping, hiking, 4x4ing, boating or traveling. Ashley enjoys a good challenge not only in the office but in her free time as well. She can be found doing the Whistler Tough Mudder events, half marathons and other local mud courses. Nature is her playground.
Elena has a diverse background in both Structural and Mechanical Engineer. Elena started her architectural design career path in 2001 when she graduated from Architectural Drafting Courses at UFV. Afterwards she found her way working for several design companies in Lower Mainland before coming to work at Integrity in 2012. Elena is engaged in all areas of the projects including, design and drafting. Elena is skilled in commercial, residential, agricultural and industrial spaces and buildings, Interior design, space planning, and project coordinating.
Inspired by the natural beauty of British Columbia, Elena feels most fulfilled working on contemporary style custom homes that are suited to a more natural landscape setting with views of the coastal areas and mountains. Outside of the office, you’ll find her paragliding with eagles, soaring to new heights taking in all of BC beauty. Spending quality time with family and friends, skiing, and hiking, or enjoying some much needed relaxing time playing the piano.