Board of Directors & Committees

The Board of Directors and the Committees of the CCI Vancouver chapter consist of a dedicated group of professionals in the strata industry who are passionate and committed to make a stronger and more successful strata community in BC. All the Board and Committee Members at the CCI Vancouver Chapter are volunteers.

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CCI Vancouver Volunteer Board of Directors 2016/17

 

Jamie Bleay, President
Lawyer, Access Law Group
Email: jamieb@accesslaw.ca

Jamie was called to the BC bar is 1987.  He is practiced extensively in the area o condominium/strata law for most of the past 27 years, working with/acting for several hundred strata corporations in that time including dealing with major construction projects, contract review and interpretation and contract disputes.

He is the current president of CCI Vancouver and one of its founding directors.  He is also a former President of CCI National. Jamie has been a very frequent speaker for CCI Vancouver as well as a regular contributor to the CCI Vancouver newsletter.


 

Paul Murcutt, 1st Vice President and National Council Representative
VP Unit Leader, Real Estate Division, BFL Canada Insurance Services Inc.
Email: pmurcutt@bflcanada.ca

PAUL MURCUTT is an Insurance Broker working in the real estate sector. He began his insurance career at BFL in 2003 and has worked in various capacities such as Client Executive and Program Marketer.  Today, Paul is a Vice President and Unit Leader in the Real Estate Division running a large team and book of business. His diversified role sees him working in both management and sales in the Property and Casualty insurance field ensuring the highest level of service and client satisfaction is achieved.

Paul’s unit focus is on insurance programs for regional and national property management firms, commercial building owners, and all other types of Real Estate ownership. In his spare time he enjoys time with his two small children and he is also an active member of many industry associations including PAMA, BOMA, CCI and LANDLORD BC.


 

Sat Harwood, 2nd Vice President 
Lawyer, Lesperance Mendes Lawyers
Email: sdh@lmlaw.ca

Sat Harwood is a senior associate with Lesperance Mendes and has served as the Chair, Vice Chair and Treasurer of the Canadian Bar Association – Construction Law Subsection. He regularly assists individuals, companies and strata corporations on legal issues arising from the construction, ownership, rental, use or regulation of property. Sat has appeared before the British Columbia Provincial Court and the British Columbia Supreme Court. His Litigation experience includes representing strata corporations in multi-million dollar “leaky condo” claims and other governance matters. Sat is also experienced in mediation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution.
 

 

Steve Page, Treasurer
Project Manager, Service Master Restore of Vancouver
Email: spage@servicemaster.bc.ca

Steve has 14 years’ experience in the restoration industry, including managing losses in residential, commercial and strata losses. Steve is also aproficient user of Xactimate. He sits on the Board of directors for the Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI). Although he no longer sits on the board, Steve was also a founding member of the BC-ARC (BC Association of Restoration Contractors) His IICRC Certifications include Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician, Water Damage Restoration Technician, Applied Microbial Technician and Odor Control Technician.


 

Azadeh Nobakht, Secretary
Co-founder & CEO, Power Strata Systems Inc.
Email: azadeh@powerstrata.com   

Azadeh is passionate about education and life-long learning, and enjoys applying her learnings along the way to make a positive impact on her life and her community. Having over a decade of experience in various disciplines of software and web development, Azadeh co-founded Power Strata Systems Inc. in North Vancouver, B.C. in 2011. This venture began for her when she observed over and over again that many strata communities, regardless of size or location, suffered from similar issues and had many common requirements that could be helped with software solutions.

Azadeh’s mission is to help build viable and effective strata communities, benefiting everyone involved, by providing strata councils and managers with the software management tools that enable them to effectively and efficiently administer and manage the day-to-day operations of strata corporations.

Azadeh previously served on the CCI Vancouver Board from Fall 2012 till Spring 2015 and also as a member of the Membership Committee and Co-chair of the Communication/Marketing Committee.

She has studied Business and Entrepreneurship and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, as well as Associate Certificates in Web Application Software Development and Applied Web Development.


 

Alex Chang, Member at Large
Associate, Lesperance Mendes Lawyers
Email: ajc@lmlaw.ca

Alex is a lawyer with Lesperance Mendes that specializes in advising strata corporations and owners in all manner of condo issues including construction deficiency claims, bylaw enforcement, repair disputes, collections, and tenancy issues. He has acted for strata corporations and owners at all levels of court in BC and publishes articles regularly on strata law matters.







Darlene Kuik, Member at Large
Business Development West, Lumon Canada Inc.
Email: darlene.kuik@lumon.com

Darlene feels honoured to promote and represent Lumon. This frameless, retractable glass system out of Finland is changing lives!  In the past 35 years and in over 25 countries millions are experiencing balcony living like never before!  Lumon is now available in Canada!

Darlene has currently joined the board of the Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI Vancouver). She is looking forward to being a part of this non-profit organization surrounded by qualified people who assist in establishing and operating successful condominium corporations.


 

John Wallis, Member at Large
Director of Client Relations, Phoenix Restorations Ltd.
Email: johnw@phoenixrestorations.com

John Wallis has been the Director of Clients Relations for Phoenix Restorations for the past 10 years. His 20 year career in the insurance claims industry is an asset to his role in assisting his clients in the Property Management industry as well as CCI Members.
 

 



 

Kelly McFadyen, Member at Large
Account Manager, CWB Maxium Financial Services
Email: kelly.mcfadyen@cwbmaxium.com

Kelly McFadyen is an Account Manager with CWB Maxium Financial. Kelly’s top priority is working closely with Strata Corporations and Property Managers to provide financing for major repair and maintenance projects. Kelly works in partnership with Western Canada Regional Manager, Paul McFadyen.
 


 

 

Lisa Frey, Member at Large 
Associate, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
Email: lisa.frey@gowlingwlg.com

Lisa is a real estate lawyer with Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP.  Her practice focuses on condominium development, strata governance matters, such as drafting bylaws and resolutions, and a wide variety of commercial real estate transactions.  She has been a CCI Vancouver Chapter member since 2014 and is passionate about strata education.



 

Phil Dougan, Member at Large
Lawyer, Access Law Group
Email: pdougan@accesslaw.ca

Phil Dougan is a strata lawyer.  He appears at all levels of BC Court and has recently begun representing clients at the new Civil Resolution Tribunal (the CRT).  From pets, to parking, to provocative people, Phil has seen it all; and can represent his clients to insure the ‘problem’ goes away.  Phil has been married to Pam for 26 years and has eight children; and a very large grocery bill.
 

 

Sean Ingraham, Member at Large
Director, Business Development, FirstService Residential BC Ltd.
Email: sean.ingraham@fsresidential.com

Sean Ingraham serves as Director, Business Development at FirstService Residential BC. He oversees all marketing activities and is the developer liason.  He is responsible for the New Project team which specializes in the on-boarding of new developments, transition buildings, and deficiency reporting.  Additionally Sean works with developers in the early stages of building development, primarily through budget preparation and plan reviews.  He also oversees the Front Desk (Concierge) Division, including all aspects of operations and marketing.  The Front Desk team is noted to provide industry leading service in the residential strata environment. 

Sean has over ten years’ experience in management and customer service.  As a strata manager, he managed a variety of complex strata projects including new construction, mixed use, and hotels.  Sean holds a university degree in Business Administration and is licensed under the Real Estate Services Act of British Columbia as a Strata Representative and as a Managing Broker.

 

Tim Scoon, Member at Large 
Manager, Business Development, Suncorp Valuations Ltd.
Email: tim.scoon@suncorpvaluations.com

Timothy Scoon manages sales and customer service for BC and Yukon for Suncorp Valuations. Tim has been in and around sales since 2004, and specializes in designing superior customer experiences. Suncorp Valuations has completed work on 4 continents over the past year, and has a 13 member (and growing) team in Vancouver dedicated to strata insurance valuations and depreciation reports.


CCI Vancouver Volunteer Committee Members

Education Committee

  • Paul Murcutt (Chair)
  • Sat Harwood 
  • Sean Ingraham
  • Darlene Kuik
  • Jamie Bleay
  • Kelly McFadyen
  • Alex Chang

Membership Committee

  • Phil Dougan (Chair)
  • Azadeh Nobakht
  • Lisa Frey
  • Darlene Kuik
  • Kelly McFadyen
  • Tim Scoon
  • Stephen Page

Communication Committee

  • Jamie Bleay (Chair)
  • Alex Chang 
  • Lisa Frey
  • Sat Harwood
  • Azadeh Nobakht

Finance Committee

  • Stephen Page (Chair)
  • Jamie Bleay 
  • Paul Murcutt
  • Sat Harwood
  • Kelly McFadyen
  • Azadeh Nobakht

Executive Committee

  • Jamie Bleay (Chair)
  • Paul Murcutt (Vice Chair)
  • Sat Harwood
  • Stephen Page
  • Azadeh Nobakht

Board Development Committee

  • Lisa Frey (Chair)
  • Jamie Bleay (Vice Chair)
  • Azadeh Nobakht

Constitution Committee

  • Lisa Frey (Chair)
  • Alex Chang 

 

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