Meet Our Board

The Board of Trustees is made up of representatives from various construction companies. They are responsible for overseeing our activities because we are a registered non-profit.

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Christy Kerr (Board Chair)

Director of Finance & Administration, Kerr Controls Inc.

About Christy

Christy Kerr has worked as a Finance and Administrative Executive in the construction industry for over 20 years. She is co-founder and the Director of Finance of Kerr Controls Inc., a building automation integration company serving clients on Vancouver Island and throughout the Lower Mainland. She has been a trustee for the BCCA Employee Benefit Trust since 2013.

With experience in both the public and private sectors, Christy’s areas of expertise are budgeting, financial management, change management and adaptive communication.

Christy holds a Diploma of Technology from BCIT in Business Administration and is a Prosci Certified Change Practitioner.

In her spare time, Christy is an advocate for employee benefits and a recreational triathlete.

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Chris Atchison

President, British Columbia Construction Association (BCCA)

About Chris

Chris Atchison is the President of the BC Construction Association (BCCA). Chris has an extensive background working in the association space with a passion to innovate and drive member value. In addition, Chris has developed an expertise for working collaboratively to ensure optimal results for employers, members, communities, and funders. Chris continues to incorporate initiatives at BCCA that introduce progressive and necessary changes to the industry while delivering value to all construction stakeholders.

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Debra Dotschkat

Co-Owner, Glass Canada

About Debra

Co-Owner of Glass Canada Inc for 12 years, Debra has been in the construction sector for most of her career in Kelowna and Saskatchewan. Having sat on the SICA, BCCA and FENBC boards, Debra is looking forward to participating on the BCCA Employee Benefit Trust board as she sees the value they bring to the industry by taking care of our employees mental and physical well being. In her down time you can find her kayaking along beautiful Okanagan Lake or touring friends and family to the many local wineries.

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Donna Grant

President, Vancouver Regional Construction Association 

About Donna

Donna Grant is the President of the Vancouver Regional Construction Association, representing more than 750 member organizations from Pemberton to Hope. For more than 30 years Donna has passionately supported the needs of business, students, and community. She has championed literacy, career development, and mental health in construction, creating programs that make a real difference to individuals who need support. With more than a decade in the construction industry, Donna was a long-time member of the VRCA before taking on her role as President. Her experience in the industry has spanned procurement, business development, strategic planning, marketing, and human resources. Donna also served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Construction Women’s Association as the Director of Community. She is currently enthusiastically serving VRCA members with a focus on delivering substantive increases to member value.

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Rois Rizzo

Former CFO, Houle Electric

About Rois

Serving nearly 10 years with Houle Electric, Rois directs all financial aspects of the company including bonding, insurance, shareholder reporting and managing the accounting department. Rois is also responsible for establishing and implementing growth-driven financial policies for the company, ensuring continued quality of service as the company expands.

As a Certified Management Accountant, Rois served as a Senior Accountant with KPMG in their Business Advisory Services Group, as well as Controller for Budget Rent-A-Car and Assistant Controller for Palmer Jarvis. Rois also operated his own independent consulting company before joining Houle Electric.

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Rory Kulmala

CEO, Vancouver Island Construction Association 

About Rory

Jane is our Executive Assistant, providing support to our CEO and Board of Trustees. She joined the BCCA Benefit Trust team in September 2015.

Jane is the Aussie of the office, continuously confusing the staff using Australian slang or “Aussie-isms” as she calls it. Jane’s work experience spans between her life back in Australia and here in Canada. She has worked as an Executive Assistant for a number of years and has top notch organization skills that have been put to good use here at BCCA Employee Benefit Trust. In her role, Jane provides full executive support to the CEO and Board of Trustees. She has created policy handbooks for the office to help keep everyone on track, inspiring other departments to do the same.

Outside of work Jane has a number of hobbies. She likes to stay active and enjoys snow skiing, bike riding and kick-boxing. She is also well traveled and believes the education and life experience gained from travelling is simply amazing. She is consistently inspired by learning and education and feels a glow of pride when she achieves a goal she has set for herself.

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Tim Doucette

Vice President of Finance, Pacific Group of Companies

About Tim

Tim Doucette has been with NorLand Limited since 2002; initially serving as the CFO and more recently as Executive VP. Mr. Doucette is responsible for leading NorLand’s M&A activities and plays a key role in lender relations, corporate strategy, risk management, infrastructure partnering initiatives and ESG oversight. He is also a member of NorLand Limited’s Board of Advisors.

Before joining NorLand, Mr. Doucette was the CFO for the Jim Pattison Group’s Out of Home Media Division, Canada’s largest outdoor advertising company, headquartered in Toronto. Prior to that, Mr. Doucette was Manager – Financial Planning and Taxation with GTE Directories Corporation.

Mr. Doucette holds a BA, with honours, from Simon Fraser University and is a Chartered Accountant in B.C. and is also a C.P.A. through the State of Illinois.

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Clifford Kshyk

CEO, Southern Interior Construction Association

About Clifford

Learn more about Clifford Kshyk

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Scott Bone

President, Northern Regional Construction Association

About Scott

Scott Bone is the CEO for the Northern Regional Construction Association (NRCA), located in Prince George. Prior to joining the Association, he served as the local contract representative on two major projects led by TransCanada Pipelines (TCP). In this capacity he worked with local communities, contractors, and suppliers to promote associated opportunities. In his role as CEO with the NRCA, he continues to work in collaboration with industry to develop and promote supply chain opportunities. Scott made the move to TransCanada from the City of Prince George where he had served in a variety of roles, culminating in the position of Manager – Supply and Fleet Services, over a thirty-two-year career. Scott holds supply chain management certifications and has acted as an approved instructor for the Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC). In addition, he has served on the Executive of the Quality Council of BC and PMAC, and was recently appointed to the City of Prince George’s Select Committee on Economic Development.