OUR TEAM

Scott MacDonald – President

Scott is the president of Totalplan Inc. He brings to the table over 30 years of experience in designing, building and relocating corporate and commercial interiors. His hands-on experience has taken him from installing and servicing office furniture, to complete project coordination for multi-floor tenants in the Vancouver area. With his experience, along with the support of his team, there is a combined 100 plus years of experience in dealing with construction issues to ensure the best decisions are made.

Clayton van Vliet – Project Manager

Clayton has been in the construction industry for over 30 years. He has received security clearances by various governmental agencies, such as the RCMP and Fraser Health Authority, which has allowed him to work on hundreds of federal and provincial government projects. He is known for his ability to handle multiple projects effectively and demonstrates fortitude and attention to detail in even the most elaborate circumstances.

Andrew Jones – Project Manager

Andy has 35 years experience in the industry, including involvement in project management, interior design, architectural and engineering disciplines. He has also acted as Totalplan’s technical resource administrator with his accumulated experience and knowledge of building codes and building information systems. Andy has been involved in many projects including offices under the care of Public Works Canada and the U.S. Consulate office tower.

Andy Gribble – Project Manager

Andy has 25 years of sales experience in the engineering, design and construction industry. Andy is an Alumni of Bowling Green State University, where he majored in Business Administration. As a Project Consultant with Totalplan, Andy brings commercial industry knowledge along with a level of detail that ensures projects are delivered efficiently and provide the most value per dollar.

Eric MacDonald – Project Coordinator

 

Eric has about eight years of experience in the construction industry, the majority of which has been at Totalplan, starting as a labourer in 2011. Meanwhile, he has attended BCIT for courses in construction management and has attained certificates in Construction Operations and Supervision. He is currently working towards his PMP certification. Now, he is excited to be applying his education and expertise as a Project Coordinator.

Sub-Consultants

 

We are generally designated appropriate consultants by the landlord. Here is a short list of some of those with whom we have ongoing relationships with:

  • Mechanical Consultants: MCW Consultants, Flow Consulting, Cobalt Engineering, SRC Engineering, Rodier Mechanical, Stantec
  • Electrical Consultants: Nemetz & Associates Ltd., Schenke Bawol Engineering Ltd., Campbell Roy Ltd., Sokulski Engineering
  • Structural Consultants: Read Jones Christofferson, Bell Consulting Engineers
  • LEED Consultants

Ashley Kim – Senior Project Designer

 

Ashley is a creative and detail-oriented interior designer spanning a wide range of commercial, workplace and retail design within Canadian provinces. From her time prior to joining the Totalplan team, she has been actively involved in construction project management; hence, she has accumulated experience and knowledge of building codes, permit processes and construction management from start to end. Ashley is known for her ability to handle multiple projects effectively with due-diligence and an understanding of the client’s needs to deliver flawless design build projects.

Prentice Chien – Project Designer

Prentice is a BCIT alumnus who has over ten years of experience in commercial interior design, construction industry and 3D/Flash animation. He is an award-winning designer whose talents were displayed in the IDEC Design Completion and BCIT 50th Anniversary Design Competition. Prentice believes that the roots of technology lie within human nature, as does interior design. As a project designer with Totalplan, Prentice delivers remarkable interior spaces with emotion – indeed, only the spaces that depict emotions are truly inspiring designs.

Rebecca Shorin – Junior Interior Designer

 

Rebecca is a recent BCIT diploma graduate and our newest Junior Interior Designer on the team. She believes that design can change and effect the way people feel and connect in a space while still being functional. Rebecca strives to create these types of spaces for clients and is dedicated to learning along the way.

Maria Theresa Araujo, CPA, CGA – Controller

Maria has been designated as a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and as a Certified General Accountant (CGA) since 2005. She has over 20 years of combined accounting experience within the construction, finance and manufacturing industry. Furthermore, she is in charge of streamlining our corporate accounting operations and managing our financial matters.

Zainah Merani – Accounting & Administrative Assistant

 

Zainah is a highly competent, motivated and enthusiastic accounting and administrative assistant. She is well-organized and proactive in providing timely, efficient and accurate administrative support to office managers and work colleagues.