Board of Directors & Staff

Board of Directors

President

Thomas Sypkes

Shunda Consulting & Construction Management Ltd.

Senior Vice President

Blair McArthur

Colliers International 

Past President

Kelly Vopni

Goodmen Roofing Ltd.

Director

Jon Gulayets

Group2 Architecture & Interior Design Ltd.

Director

Vic Walls

Border Paving

Director

Parker Bettenson

Bettenson’s Sand & Gravel Co. Ltd. 

Director

Adam Bontje

Carbon Earthworks Ltd.

Director

Joel Gingrich

Red Deer Polytechnic

Director

Adam Slomp

World Class Contracting Ltd.

Director

Kerry Boothe

Timcon Construction (1988) Ltd.

Director

Matt Balson

Carpet Colour Centre – Carpet One

Director

Ryan Hawley

Bruin’s Plumbing & Heating Ltd.

Director

Taylor Hogg

Scott Builders Inc.

Director

 

 

Director

 

 

Staff

Executive Director

Gary Gies

Office Administration

Sarah MacPherson

Board of Directors Election Policy

RDCA Board of Directors Details 

The RDCA’s Board of Directors is comprised of 14 elected Directors and 1 Director Ex-Officio, being the immediate President. Directors are elected for 2 year terms with voting done on a staggered basis annually.

The RDCA board is a volunteer leadership position that does require some hours of personal commitment per year.  This includes board meetings every month from January to June and again from September to December.

The Election Process

Nominations for new Directors for the upcoming year are accepted starting in September. The Executive Committee reviews all of the nominations and they are voted amongst the entire board in December. New Directors are appointed at the Annual AGM in February.

Nomination Requirements

Each nominee is required to submit an official application along with a short biography of themselves. All applications are to be submitted prior to mid-November.

The application for nominations for Board of Directions can be downloaded here:

2023 – 2024 Director Nomination Form.