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.

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.

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.

Svetlana Cherkasskiy – Senior Project Designer

 

Svetlana is an architect and interior designer who takes pride in her ability to transform spaces by bringing ideas and inspirations to life. With over a decade of experience in the industry, she has developed a keen eye for creating awe-inspiring surroundings.

Svetlana’s mission is creating interiors with a fresh perspective that uniquely reflect the client’s personality and desires. Her designs produce original results that keep the client’s needs and vision a priority. The result enables each individual’s style to emerge into a design that will inspire and promote their well-being. Furthermore, Svetlana is very detail-oriented and client focused.

Rebecca Shorin – Project 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.

Zainah Merani – Project Coordinator

 

Zainah joined the team as an Accounting & Administrative Assistant and is now a Project Coordinator. She has exceptional organizational skills and is highly capable. She’s proven to be a great asset to the team.

Mikaela Basco – Accounting & Administrative Assistant

 

Mikaela is a highly competent, motivated and enthusiastic Accounting and Administrative Assistant. She provides assistance to the Controller and Project Managers.

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