Our staff has significant depth and breadth in various disciplines including project and property management, accounting and administration, finance, development, and operations consulting.

Kevin Albers, CPA, CGA, CAFM, CIHCM – CEO

Kevin Albers, CPA, CGA, CAFM, CIHCM – CEO

Kevin is a key player in the future of affordable housing and is well-known for leading with innovative ideas and creative solutions while navigating the expiration of operating agreements. Kevin…

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Kaela Schramm, MEd, MUP, AICP, RPP – Director of Projects and Planning

Kaela Schramm, MEd, MUP, AICP, RPP – Director of Projects and Planning

Kaela is a professional planner. Since joining the leadership team at M’akola Development Services, Kaela has grown the capacity of the organization, quadrupling the staffing compliment and expanding the client…

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Kaeley Wiseman, MCP, MCIP, RPP, PMP – Manager of Planning and Development

Kaeley Wiseman, MCP, MCIP, RPP, PMP – Manager of Planning and Development

Kaeley is a professional planner with over seven years of experience. Kaeley guides the team with project scoping, regulatory and professional planning services, and technical and senior review. Her background…

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Nicole Nelson, MA – Manager of Communications and Operations

Nicole Nelson, MA – Manager of Communications and Operations

Nicole a communications professional with nine years of diversified experience in content creation, public relations, and project management. Colleagues know Nicole as an authentic communicator who errs on the side…

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Charla Huber – Indigenous Protocol Liaison

Charla Huber – Indigenous Protocol Liaison

Charla has a strong ability to work cross-culturally, across a range of Indigenous communities and utilizes her writing, interpersonal, and communication skills to build relationships with M’akola’s First Nations partners.…

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Deanna Bhandar, MSc – Project Manager

Deanna Bhandar, MSc – Project Manager

Deanna is a project manager with over 16 years of experience in program delivery and project management at the federal and provincial levels of government with a specialization in social housing…

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Jason Goldsworthy, PhD, P.Eng. (AB/BC), MIE Aust., CP. Eng. – Project Manager

Jason Goldsworthy, PhD, P.Eng. (AB/BC), MIE Aust., CP. Eng. – Project Manager

With a global perspective, the entrepreneurial-minded Jason is a recognized expert in project management. A professional engineer with over 15 years experience in infrastructure related engineering projects, Jason is a…

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Mary Alice – Project Manager

Mary Alice – Project Manager

Mary is a designer and project manager with over 20 years of combined experience in construction and project management in the non-profit and private sectors. Past projects range from capital…

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Danielle Deni, BA, MPH Candidate – Project Planner

Danielle Deni, BA, MPH Candidate – Project Planner

Danielle coordinates all of the moving pieces of projects. She provides project management support, prepares proposals, applications, and housing reports, and also facilitates community engagement events. Danielle enjoys seeing projects…

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Teunesha Evertse, BA, MCP Candidate – Project Planner

Teunesha Evertse, BA, MCP Candidate – Project Planner

Teunesha is a project planner with over four years of experience. Throughout her academic career Teunesha has designed, facilitated, participated in, and researched community engagement and the comprehensive community planning process.…

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Heather Rock, BSc., MA Candidate – Project Planner

Heather Rock, BSc., MA Candidate – Project Planner

Heather has 12 years of experience in project planning and project management through work in the public and private sector. Her experience is specific to construction, transportation, contaminated sites, environmental…

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Devan Cronshaw, BComm, MCP Candidate – Research Coordinator

Devan Cronshaw, BComm, MCP Candidate – Research Coordinator

Devan is nearing the completion of his graduate degree in Community Planning. Devan is originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba and is enjoying living and learning on Vancouver Island. He is excited…

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Lacey Mesley, BA, MPH Candidate – Research Coordinator

Lacey Mesley, BA, MPH Candidate – Research Coordinator

Lacey is a Research Coordinator with over four years of experience working in Health and Social Services. Lacey is a passionate advocate and ally in social justice and equitable access…

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