Greater Victoria builders floor new board

Awards handed out during Victoria Residential Builders Association annual general meeting

Rick Stiebel

News Staff

The Victoria Residential Builders Association has installed a new board.

The new board for 2020 was announced on Nov. 13 at the VRBA’s annual general meeting at Gorge Vale Golf Club. Kyle Ryan from Abstract Developments was named as president, Jenny Martin, Jenny Martin Design as past-president, Dusty Delain, Amity Construction as first vice-president, and Norm Verbrugge, Norman Homes as second-vice-president.

Ellie Sercombe with Limona Group was announced as treasurer, Delain as Builders Council chair, and Derek Ballman with FloForm Countertops as suppliers and trades chair.

Tony Aindow of Goodison Construction, Russ Barry with Interactive Construction, Mike Dalton, Citta’ Group, Lisa Dunsmuir, Step One Design, Steven Hurst, W & J Construction, Dan Olive, Seafirst Insurance Brokers, Paul Smith with K2 Stone (Victoria), and Ballman were named as directors.

Martin received the Executive Achievement Award for leadership from incoming president Ryan. “I want to thank Jenny Martin and all the award winners for their hard work during the past year,” Ryan said in a media release. “I am looking forward to working with a great team of VRBA members and continuing to build outstanding homes and communities.”

READ ALSO: Vancouver Island builders receive West Coast design awards

Martin, president for 2018-19, presented the President’s Award for outstanding service to Debra Dahlgren, manager of administration and CARE awards. The VRBA Jerry Hepburn Memorial Award for integrity and professionalism was presented to Andrew Tidman of the Tidman Group. Rob Barry with Island Energy received the Mike Kipot Award for contribution to the industry. Sponsors Appreciation awards for supporting VRBA programs were presented to Coastal Community Credit Union and Trail Appliances. Hurst received the Marilyn Ann Lee Award for innovation. Service Awards for delivering builder education were presented to Murray Frank, Building it Right, Darrell Ell, Island ICF, Anton Van Dyk, Centra Construction Group, and Braden Batch, Canada Mortgage and Housing. Todd Halaburda with New West Development received the Service Award for guidance as past president and board member.

rick.stiebel@goldstreamgazette.com

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Food safety a good practice amid COVID-19 concerns

BC Centre for Disease Control offers useful food safe information for households

Sidney’s top emergency official says he is not aware of any COVID-19 cases in the community

The public Sunday also heard of future plans to help local businesses through tax deferments

COVID-19: Victoria plumbing company dedicates van for grocery delivery

The Super Plumber uses van to pick up groceries for those in need during COVID-19 pandemic

Digitization of Peninsula News Review by Sidney Museum and Archives preserves historical legacy

Searchable database will ease research and preserve integrity of records

COVID-19: A message from the publisher

We will be making some changes to our print editions during these unprecedented times

Evening world update: U.S. restrictions extended 30 days; NY deaths near 1,000

Comprehensive world update, with the latest developments in the COVID-19 crisis

‘It’s up to us: Recently-returned B.C. couple urges Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously

Garrett Kucher and Tory Apostoliuk make it home after almost a week of lockdown in Spain

‘Nothing concrete’: Tenants, landlords lack details after B.C. unveils COVID-19 rental aid

Single mom in Golden says she’s already going to the food bank after being laid off

Canada will make sure masks sent by China meet quality standards: Trudeau

Chinese Embassy tweeted that China was sending 30,000 medical masks along with gowns, gloves and goggles

B.C. issues guidelines about distancing, reusable bags to grocery stores amid COVID-19

Hand sanitizer and markers to keep lines two metres are apart are needed, province says

No plans to call in military right now to enforce COVID-19 quarantine: Trudeau

Trudeau unveils $7.5M for Kids Help Phone, $9M for vulnerable seniors amid COVID-19

QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?

Put your knowledge to the test with these 12 questions

Most Read