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ULI BC Leadership

ULI British Columbia is lead by more than 30 members who play key roles on its advisory board and committees. They come from a diverse range of disciplines with the same objective – working together to advance ULI’s mission.

ULI BC Leadership

ULI British Columbia is lead by more than 30 members who play key roles on its Advisory Board, Governance Committee, Management Committee and Young Leaders Group Management Committee. They come from a diverse range of disciplines with the same objective – working together to advance ULI’s mission.

The Advisory Board provides guidance on local, regional, and provincial land use policies and issues, and in setting the long term strategic direction for ULI BC. The Board is comprised of senior professionals active in British Columbia’s real estate and land use disciplines in both the private and public sectors. They are:

Jennifer Podmore Russell, ULI BC Advisory Board Chair – Director, Deloitte Real Estate
Tony Astles
, Executive Vice President, Bentall LP
Alan Boniface, Principal, DIALOG
Jim Cox, Jim Cox Consulting
Susan MacLaurin, Executive Vice President Corporate Development, QuadReal
Brian McCauley, President & COO, Concert Properties
Ross Moore, Consultant, Ross Moore Consulting
Gordon Price, Director, SFU City Program
Judy Rogers, Chair BC Housing Management Commission, Chair BC Assessment Board
Brent Toderian, Owner and Consultant, Toderian UrbanWORKS

The Governance Committee acts as a governing group for the oversight of policies for the organization to ensure that the mission and statement of principles are successfully accomplished, and have responsibility for succession planning for the key leadership positions in ULI BC. Members are real estate professionals respected in their fields and all have been involved with ULI British Columbia for several years and some since its inception. They are:

David Martin, ULI BC Governance Chair – Partner, Stirling LLP
Michael Brown
, Development Services, Trillium Project Management
Kate Lambert
, Urban Planner, IBI Group
Marion LaRue, Principal, DIALOG
Sergio Custodio, Partner, Fasken Martineau

The Management Committee is headed by ULI BC Chair, Sergio Custodio, and consists largely of the Chairs of our various sub-committees, as well as members at large. The committee meets monthly and directs the day-to-day operations of ULI BC. Committee members are:

Sergio Custodio, ULI BC Chair – Partner, Fasken Martineau
Michael Burak, Sponsorship Co-Chair – Development Manager, Grosvenor America
Ken Cappie, Membership & Outreach Co-Chair – Director, Cappie Associates
Suky Cheema, Treasurer – Partner, Expertise Summary, BDO
Tessa Forrest, TAP Program Co-Chair
Jane Leonov, Finance Committee – Senior Manager, Tax, KMPG LLP
David Martin, YLG Sponsorship Co-Chair & Governance Chair – Partner, Stirling LLP
Katie Maslechko, YLG Co-Chair – Assistant Development Manager, Beedie Living
Adam Mitchell, YLG Co-Chair – Manager – Investment Management, Bentall Kennedy
Sheryl Peters, Member-At-Large – Land Development Manager, BC Housing
Dorothy Sitek, Member-At-Large – Principal, Generation Communications
Julie Taylorson, Member-At-Large – Partner, Executive Search, Taylor Ryan
Bryce Tupper, TAP Program Co-Chair – Vice President, Planning & Development, British Pacific Properties Limited
Graham Twyford-Miles, Member-At-Large – Associate, Stantec
Wendy Waters, Mission Advancement Chair – Director, Portfolio Analysis & Research Services, GWL Realty Advisors, Inc.
Mark West, ULI BC Okanagan – Founder, EPIC Real Estate Solutions, Inc.
Duncan Wlodarczak, ULI BC Vice-Chair

The Young Leaders Group is a diverse group of land use industry professionals under 35 years of age headed by Chair, Adam Mitchell. The YLG Management Committee mirrors the organization of the ULI BC Management Committee and, as such, the management committee is made up of several sub-committee chairs. They are:

Katie Maslechko, YLG Co-Chair – Assistant Development Manager, Beedie Living
Adam Mitchell, YLG Co-Chair – Manager – Investment Management, Bentall Kennedy
Emily Howard,
YLG Membership & Outreach Co-Chair – Project Manager, Pottinger Bird Community Relations
Albert Huang, YLG Programming Co-Chair – Development Manager, Terra Housing
Chris Karu, YLG Membership & Outreach Co-Chair – Development Coordinator, Boffo Properties
Nate Mallari
, YLG Communications – DYS Architecture
Paige Ritchie, YLG Programming Co-Chair – Development Assistant, Intracorp Projects Ltd.