Scott MacDonald – Principal
Scott is the principal of Totalplan Inc. He has a broad range of experience in designing, building and relocating corporate & commercial interiors. For over 30 years 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 proper decisions are made.
Andrew Jones – Project Consultant
Andy has 35 years experience in the industry including involvement in Interior Design, Architectural and Engineering disciplines and Project Management. Andy has also acted as Totalplan’s technical resource administrator with his accumulated experience and knowledge of building codes and building systems information. He is uniquely qualified to assist our Project Managers and Designers in the technical aspects of our projects. Andy has been involved in many projects including offices under the care of Public Works Canada, U.S. Consulate office tower Landlords and individual tenants alike.
Clayton van Vliet – Project Consultant
Clayton has been in the construction industry for over 30 years. His ability to manage a project is enhanced by his strong Technical & Physical knowledge in construction. Clayton has received Security clearance by various Government agencies such as the RCMP and Fraser Health Authority; allowing him to work on hundreds of Federal & 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.
Dena Burr – Project Consultant
Dena has worked in the industry for over 17 years. She is an SFU Alumni with a background in Kinesiology. Dena has an ability to expertly blend all project creative design elements with a well rooted understanding of project costing and budgeting. Her skill set also includes facility space planning, site supervision as well as being our in-house furniture specialist, allowing her to inform clients about ergonomic issues when designing/ planning office interiors.
Nico Scholz – Project Consultant
Nico has over 20 years experience in the construction industry including an academic background in Construction Economics. Nico brings to Totalplan sound knowledge as a Project Consultant, drawing from experience in both the Industrial and Commercial sectors. Since joining Totalplan, his success shows in over 400 projects working together with both landlords and tenants. Whether the project consists of an internal move or multi-floor expansion, Nico aims to deliver the same level of detailed attention, from conception to occupancy; ensuring the project is as seamless as possible and completed both on time and on budget.
Cristina Balan – Project Designer
Cristina is a graduate from the Interior Design program at BCIT with a previous fine arts background. She enjoys creating dynamic spaces through the use of computer technologies that give her clients an opportunity to really visualise the interiors she crafts. As an Interior Designer, she shows passion and dedication to every project she works on. She finds inspiration for her designs through memories and snapshots she has collected from around the world. Cristina is also currently working on her LEED accreditation.
Gina Borralho – Project Designer
Gina joined the Totalplan family in 2010. She has a diploma in interior design from BCIT and a bachelor of arts from UVIC. While attending post-secondary school, she worked in the construction industry as a pipe fitter – plumber apprentice. Gina adores creating vivacious and sophisticated designs. Her time here at Totalplan has involved working with a diverse group of clients. Her projects range from highly secure government offices to family friendly daycares.
Sandra Chapman – Project Designer
Sandra started her studies in Art and Design at the University of Indiana Pennsylvania, and graduated from the Interior Design program at BCIT. Her professional career has rewarded her with experiences in Institutional, Corporate, Residential and Commercial Design. Born In Chile, South America, Sandra brings her life experiences and balanced approach to her designs inspired by both the influences and the people around her.
“Good Design is like a puzzle, when completed it has the appearance of natural simplicity”. Sandra Chapman
Theresa Leung – Project Designer
Theresa has a Bachelor of Interior Architecture to her credit and has completed the NCIDQ. She has been a member of the Totalplan team since 1990 and has successfully completed all aspects of a wide variety of projects.
Maria Theresa Araujo, CGA – Controller
Maria’s has been designated as a Certified General Accountant (CGA) since 2005. She has over 20 years of combined accounting experience within the construction, finance and manufacturing industry. Maria is in charge of streamlining our corporate accounting operations and managing our financial matters.
Sara Guevara – Accounting/Project Coordinator
Sara has been a Totalplan member since 2009. She has an educational background in Organizational Behaviour, Finance & Marketing. She works hand and hand with Totalplan’s Controller and Project Managers. With over 10 year’s experience, Sara is also equipped in the fields of Customer Service, Office Administration, IT & Event Planning which all form part of her role at Totalplan. In addition, Sara looks after Totalplan’s brand development and Marketing materials. Sara has the privilege of first contact with Totalplan clients and ensures they are matched to the Totalplan resources and personnel best suited to their immediate needs.
Russell Schweigert – Head Site Superintendant
Russell has over 48 years of experience in the industry, and is a Journeyman Carpenter and B.C. Apprenticeship Certificate holder. Throughout the years, Russell has challenged and successfully completed projects of every variety. He is recognized for his attention to detail in all aspects of his projects, which complement his relationships with landlords and tenant/clients alike. Russell is a key ingredient to the success of any project the Totalplan team tackles.
We are generally designated appropriate consultants by the landlord. Some which we have an ongoing relationship with are as follows;
- Mechanical Consultants: MCW Consultants, Flow Consulting, Cobalt Engineering, SRC Engineering, Rodier Mechanical.
- Electrical Consultants: Nemetz & Associates Ltd., Schenke Bawol Engineering Ltd., Campbell Roy Ltd., Sokulski Engineering.
- Structural Consultants: Read Jones Christofferson, Bell Consulting Engineers.
- LEED Consultants