Staff & Board

 

 

Staff

Carissa Saftner

Carissa Saftner

- Staff,

Chief Staff Officer

Carissa has made significant contributions to the advertising, retail, and nonprofit sectors. She leverages her experience and leadership to drive organizational success and foster a culture of innovation.

As Chief Staff Officer, Carissa brings a unique perspective to leadership, championing bold initiatives that drive organizational growth, her ability to think outside of the box and identify new opportunities is instrumental in propelling BOMA Saskatchewan forward.

 

Board Members

Dawn Schlosser

Dawn Schlosser

- Chair,

Commercial Department Manager, Nicor Group of Companies

Dawn has been involved in Commercial Real Estate as a Property Manager and Administrator for over a decade managing diverse portfolios of commercial properties with various organizations.   She has earned her Real Property Administrator (RPA) designation with BOMI Canada.   

Dawn is known for her attention to detail, curiosity, and collaborative spirit; consistently working as a team player to achieve optimal results.  Her dedication to professional growth is evident in her active participation in networking with other property management professionals, constantly seeking new ideas and ways to improve operational practices.

Dawn is always open to connecting with fellow property management professionals and exploring new opportunities in the industry. When she is not managing properties, Dawn is managing an active family, loves to travel and spend time with friends and family.

 

 

 

Wendy Kopeck

Wendy Kopeck

- Treasurer,

Property Manager, McCOR Management (SK) Inc.

With over 28 years in the property management industry, Wendy held several administrative roles at Koyl Commercial Real Estate and Harvard Property Management. In 2018, she joined McCOR Management (SK) Inc. as Property Manager, and in 2022, she took on the role of Broker and General Manager.

Wendy holds a Diploma of Business Administration from the University of Regina; RPA and FMA designations from BOMI; and a Saskatchewan Real Estate Brokerage License from SREC.

Wendy has instructed BOMI courses, served on condo boards where she has resided, was Finance Chair for BOMEX 2016 hosted in Regina, and served as Treasurer of BOMA Regina from 2011 to 2018 and again from 2021 to 2024.

Wendy grew up in a small community near the Saskatchewan/U.S. border; Regina has been home her entire adult life. She enjoys travelling with friends and family to anywhere hot!

Kirk Campbell

Kirk Campbell

- Director,

Lead Building Operator Facilities, Cameco Corporation

Kirk grew up in Saskatoon. He started his career in the HVAC trade more than 25 years ago. During his time he worked for a few different commercial companies doing installs, repairs, maintenance; along with a very through understanding of buildings. Kirk has knowledge in the construction, operation, and maintenance of large commercial facilities. He also worked for a mechanical engineering firm in contract administration and commissioning, for a number of large projects. Kirk also has many years of BMS (Building Management System) install, commissioning, and integrations. Over his course of his career, he has made many connections within the building, and contracting industries.

Kirk is now settled in at Cameco Corporation, at the corporate head office in Saskatoon. His position is within Facilities as Lead Building Operator. He looks after contactor management, safety of contractors, ensuring all building system are functioning normally, and project management. He also provides expertise for internal groups, dealing with building design or issues. He enjoys what he does everyday, as Facilities has a very dynamic day to day operation.

Kirk was part of ASHRAE (American Society of Heating Refrigeration Air Conditioning Engineers) Saskatoon for close to 20 years. He held positions of President, Vice President, Treasure, Secretary, Membership Promotion, Web Page, and Student Activities. He also sat on a few technical committees during his time. He also was an active member within RSES (Refrigeration Service Engineers Society), for approximately 10 years.

Kirk enjoys his family,  hockey, and golf. He helps coach his sons ball hockey league, and any sports that his daughter participates in.

Justin Tom

Justin Tom

- Director,

Building Systems Manager - PCL Construction Management Ltd.

Justin has been in the construction industry for over 18 years with a variety of experiences. He spent ten years with Uponor Ltd., which he designed plumbing, heating, sprinkler, and control systems across Canada. Justin also worked with a commercial mechanical contractor (Modern Niagara) as a project manager and led commissioning/closeout of many projects. Examples of his work include Agriculture Place (LEED Gold), Mosaic Stadium, Saskatoon Civic Operations Centre (LEED Certified). Justin also managed the operations of the mechanical systems at Mosaic Stadium for the first year after completion, training and educating the building operations staff. He is currently employed with PCL Construction Management as a Building Systems Manager, administering the mechanical and electrical aspects of the projects. Justin has recently completed the SaskTel Data Center renovation, SaskPower Head Office renovation, and Wascana Pool.  Justin was on the YES Committee (Young Executive Society) for CIPH(Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating) and current member of ASHRAE(American Society of Heating Refrigeration Air Conditioning Engineers)

Micheal Genest

Micheal Genest

- Director,

Licensed Property Manager, Notary Public, Colliers International

Micheal has been in the commercial real estate industry since 2013 when he joined Colliers McClocklin Real Estate Corp. (Colliers / Saskatoon) as Property Administrator for the University of Saskatchewan portfolio. He gained valuable knowledge and experience in the day-to-day operations and lease administration of commercial and residential property, and now Micheal successfully manages a large and diverse portfolio of office, retail, industrial, multi-family, and mixed-use properties.

Micheal holds an active Real Estate License in the Province of Saskatchewan and a Certified Manager of Commercial Properties® (CMCP®) designation from BOMI International.  In addition, Micheal  currently sits on the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Saskatchewan Board of Directors and is an appointed member of the Saskatchewan Real Estate Commission.

Adrian Leusink

Adrian Leusink

- Director,

Regional Distributor, Hudson Energy

Born and raised primarily in Regina, Adrian's career has included Business Development roles with the firms Warner-Lambert (now Pfizer), Sony of Canada Ltd, and Benjamin Moore. His formal education is in business development and energy management. Having an entrepreneurial itch, he also was a business partner in construction for 9 years, developing and building over 50 energy efficient & certified commercial and residential projects in southern Saskatchewan. 

While serving on three property boards, Adrian now has over 6 years with Hudson Energy in the natural gas and electricity commodities sector, along with consulting roles on commercial property efficiency programs. A part-time consulting role for Hudson Energy has now evolved into a growing North American book of business and leading a team of 6 advisors within his two Saskatchewan offices as well as advisor teams accessible in every energy deregulated market in North America. Based in Saskatchewan/Western Canada as Regional Distributor for Hudson Energy & Wholesale Energy, Adrian enjoys prioritizing end user/client results, protecting the client from all risk, and serving/educating the customer in these volatile times. Having been a member of BOMA since 2018, Adrian now enjoys learning & serving on the BOMA Saskatchewan board.

Adrian and his wife Jody travel extensively, combining work/travel wherever and whenever possible. Hobbies include cars, boats, family and cottage life, managing some real estate, following the Saskatchewan Roughriders across Canada, and volunteering/mentoring, primarily with immigrants and/or refugee situations. Adrian and Jody have three adult children - all residing in Saskatchewan.

Mike Walch

Mike Walch

- Director,

Sales Associate, Colliers International

Mike grew up in Fort McMurray, AB before moving to Saskatoon in 2003 to attend the University of Saskatchewan.  Mike played for the Huskies Volleyball Team from 2003-2006, winning a CIS National Championship in 2004. 

Mike has lived in Saskatoon full time since 2008, beginning his career as a Community Director for Weidner Apartment Homes.  Mike then spent 9+ years at Innovation Place, where he was a Property Manager for almost 5 years before moving over to the Maintenance Department as Senior Manager, Building Operations in late 2017.  In October 2022 Mike made the career move to Colliers International where he is now a Sales Associate for the Saskatoon Brokerage Team.

In 2020, Mike earned his BOMI RPA Designation and in 2022 he earned his Saskatchewan Real Estate License.

Mike prides himself in being an open & honest communicator and collaborator.

Outside of work Mike spends the majority of his time with his beautiful wife and two lovely daughters along with enjoying whatever sport is on the TV that evening/weekend.

Adam Fehler

Adam Fehler

- Director,

Director of Provincial Initiatives, Ministry of SaskBuilds & Procurement

Adam grew up in Regina, but while completing his university education for a degree in engineering, he lived in several other cities throughout Canada. Adam has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial Systems Engineering and is a professional engineer under APEGS (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan).

Adam has had many roles within his career: oil and gas extraction research, agriculture equipment manufacturing, industrial steel fabrication, facility assessment, and remote facility operations.

Adam is married with 3 sons and enjoys travelling, teaching his children how to cook, and hiking.