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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Lee Melnyk – Project Manager

Lee Melnyk – Project Manager

Lee is an experienced project manager with over 25 year’s experience working with First Nations, construction and project management. Using a collaborative, engagement process, she has led successful projects from…

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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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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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Teunesha Evertse, BA, MCP – Project Planner

Teunesha Evertse, BA, MCP – Project Planner

Teunesha is a project planner with over five years of planning experience on Vancouver Island and the Interior. Throughout her career, Teunesha has designed and facilitated several community engagement and design charrette processes.…

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Devan Cronshaw, BComm, MCP – Project Planner

Devan Cronshaw, BComm, MCP – Project Planner

Devan is a graduate student who has recently entered the professional world of planning. For the past two years, he has been involved in several planning projects providing research expertise…

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Holly Wacker, MScPl

Holly Wacker, MScPl

Holly Wacker is a planning professional with experience working in municipal and non-profit sectors. She has worked on a diverse portfolio of planning projects in the areas of development approvals,…

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Bronwyn McLean, BA Honours, MSc – Project Planner

Bronwyn McLean, BA Honours, MSc – Project Planner

Bronwyn McLean is a Project Planner with over four years of experience in the public and private sector. Previously a consultant for the creative industries in the UK she is…

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John O’Reilly – Project Planner

John O’Reilly – Project Planner

John is a land use planner with over six years of experience working on progressively more complex residential and mixed-use developments. Originally from Ontario, John started his career at a…

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Jennifer Catarino – Project Planner

Jennifer Catarino – Project Planner

Jennifer Catarino is a professional planner with over 9 years of experience working in both the private and public sectors.  She has experience processing a variety of planning application and…

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Steven Nernberg – Accountant

Steven Nernberg – Accountant

Steven is a motivated professional who is nearing the completion of his bachelor’s degree in business administration and accounting at Camosun College. Steven has experience in personal income tax, higher…

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