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  • Sabine Feulgen Board Chair

    Sabine Feulgen retired in 2019 after a 30-year career with the provincial government. Most recently she fulfilled the role of Associate Deputy Minister and Chief Administrative Officer in the Ministry of Health with average annual budgets of $20 million for operating and $3 billion for capital. In this role, she provided valuable leadership on many ministry initiatives and represented the ministry on numerous boards and cross government committees covering such issues as investments in provincial infrastructure and information technology to the oversight of access to information and data sharing. As Chair of the Ministry of Health’s capital boards, she provided guidance on a number of major hospital revitalization projects including the new hospitals in Haida Gwaii and Burns Lake, the revitalization and expansion of the Children and Women’s Hospital, Royal Columbian Hospital, Royal Inland Hospital, the North Islands Project, and the Cowichan Valley hospital.

    Prior to her 5-year tenure at the Ministry of Health, Sabine was the Deputy Secretary to Treasury Board and Assistant Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Finance from 2010 to 2014 providing strategic analysis and advice to the Deputy Minister of Finance and the Minister of Finance, successfully achieving government’s objective of tabling a balanced budget in 2013, after 4 years in a deficit position.

    Sabine has a Honours Bachelor Degree in Science (Geology) from Western University.

  • Nicole Asselin

    Nicole Asselin is an Associate and Owner Representative with K. Grassi Project Development Ltd. Previously Ms. Asselin has held position as Construction Manager, Senior Project Manager and Chief Estimator. She was involved in a variety of projects such as Tsawwassen Commons Development on first nation land, Vancouver General Hospital, Kinsman Care Extended Health Facility, Skytrain Stations, Rogers Arena, Safeco Field Stadium, Seahawks Stadium, Washington Convention Centre in Seattle and various Residential Towers in the Lower Mainland.

    Active in her community, she has been a Volunteer with Heritage Home Tour New Westminster and Cancer Society Fund Raising. Ms. Asselin also was involved with the Canadian Construction Women, advocating and assisting other women in a male dominated industry. She is Construction Estimator Certified from both the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyor and The Quantity Surveyor of British Columbia. Ms. Asselin also holds a Gold Seal Certificate from the Canadian Construction Association and is fluently bilingual.

  • Terry Brown

    Terry Brown was an integral part of Greyback Construction Ltd. for 25 years, including as Senior Project Manager leading commercial, industrial, institutional, and multi-residential Projects. In 2009 he retired from Greyback to launch STBR Consulting Ltd., his own construction consulting and project management company. An element of this initiative is classroom instruction for construction managers in the area, helping with the development of his fellow construction professionals.

    With journeyman carpenter accreditation, a CCA Gold Seal Certified Project Manager, a Certified Director and a B.Sc. from the University of British Columbia, Terry continues to regularly contribute his expertise to the industry.

    Terry’s current and past volunteer activities include not only the BCCA and its related associations, but also WorkSafeBC, the CCA National Gold Seal Committee, the Canadian Construction Documents Committee, the Pentowna Marina Board of Directors, the Canadian Construction Association, the Construction Sector Council, the Canadian Design Build Institute, and the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum, among others.

    Terry and his wife Sandra have three daughters and 5 grandchildren.

  • Allan Bruce

    Allan Bruce has over 45 years experience in the construction industry, including an extensive background in trades training and workforce development. His career has encompassed many aspects of the industry including working as a mobile crane operator, trades instructor, managing a private trades training institute and as a union representative.

    An active member of the Canadian trades training community, Allan has dedicated significant time to organizations that promote and facilitate apprenticeship training for the skilled trades. He participated as a member of the national Operating Engineers Joint Apprenticeship and Training Council. Allan is a past Board member, and Chair of the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum and a Board member of the Asia Pacific Gateway Skills Table. As well, he has been a Director of both the Industry Training and Apprenticeship Council and the BC Industry Training Authority. He has participated as a Director of Skills Canada BC. From 2014 – 2019 Allan was a consultant on Workforce Development for the BC Provincial Government through the Premier’s LNG Working Group and the BC Workforce Development Advisory Group.

    In 2014 Allan was recognized for his contributions to trades training in Canada through receiving the Darryl Cruickshank Memorial Award from the Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship. Allan also participated as Board Director on the National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy.

    Since taking early retirement in 2012 Allan has worked as a workforce development consultant with a focus on construction industry workforces. For the past two years Allan has been the Chair of the Board of Directors of BC Infrastructure Benefits Inc and Allan currently participates as a Director on the TI Corp Board.

  • Gigi Chen-Kuo

    Gigi Chen-Kuo is a corporate director, strategic advisor, senior executive, lawyer and governance professional with extensive experience in the public and not-for-profit sectors.

    Gigi was the Chief Operating Officer of TransLink, Metro Vancouver’s public transportation agency with over $2 billion annual revenues, prior to her retirement in 2023. As Chief Operating Officer, Gigi was the head of TransLink’s Business Technology Services, Real Estate, Commercial Strategy & Innovation, Legal Services, Corporate Secretary, Indigenous Relations, Equity Diversity & Inclusion, Internal Audit & Continuous Improvement, Insurance & Claims, Privacy, and Access to Information functions. She previously held the position of General Counsel and Executive Vice-President Corporate Services. She also served as TransLink’s Interim CEO from February to July of 2021.

    Currently, Gigi is on the Boards of the Transportation Investment Corporation, Consumer Protection BC, and Union Gospel Mission. Past Board appointments include Commissionaires BC and the Boys and Girls Club of South Coast BC. She also chaired the Boards of TransLink’s captive insurance company and Transit Police employer entity during her tenure at TransLink. Gigi is a graduate of the ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program.

    Gigi is a member of the Allard School of Law Dean’s Advisory Committee, Centre for Business Law at the University of British Columbia. In 2022, Gigi was nominated for a YWCA Women of Distinction Award in the Business & the Professions category and was a shortlisted nominee for the Women’s Infrastructure Network’s Outstanding Leader Award.

  • Glen Copping

    Glen has been in healthcare in BC for the last seven years, currently with Pacific Blue Cross, BC’s largest health insurer, as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial & Investment Officer. Previously he was with Vancouver Coastal Health as CFO & Vice President, Systems Development and Performance. In these roles he delivered a wide range of corporate and clinical support services and provided oversight to major business transformations, healthcare facility construction and IT projects.

    Prior to healthcare, Glen spent more than twenty years working for global software, hardware and services businesses in the US and Canada, primarily Microsoft and Nortel Networks.

    He holds a Master of Business Administration from SFU, a Bachelor of Applied Science from UBC, is a CPA in the US and Canada, and a Professional Engineer in Canada.

    Glen has lived and worked in seven cities. He and his partner enjoy the outdoors including skiing and biking, and their five respective children are busy with university, career and the outdoors.

  • Marina Pratchett