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 the Director of Projects and Planning at M'akola Development Services with over eight years of professional consulting experience, and  has been working with M’akola since 2011. In that…

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Lindsay Monk, MA – Manager of Development

Lindsay Monk, MA – Manager of Development

Lindsay is a project manager with over 10 years’ experience in program delivery and project management, including over five years with the federal government (CMHC). At M’akola, Lindsay has managed…

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Charla Huber – Indigenous Relations

Charla Huber – Indigenous Relations

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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Katy Fabris, MPlan, RPP, MCIP – Senior Project Manager

Katy Fabris, MPlan, RPP, MCIP – Senior Project Manager

Katy is a Registered Professional Planner with over five years’ experience in the public and non-profit sector. Her previous work includes work as a City Planner in a BC municipality…

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Bronwyn McLean, BA Honours, MSc – Project Manager

Bronwyn McLean, BA Honours, MSc – Project Manager

Bronwyn McLean is a Project Manager 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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Devan Cronshaw, MCP – Project Manager

Devan Cronshaw, MCP – Project Manager

Devan is a practicing planner with four years of experience, having been involved in a variety of projects providing planning and management expertise. He has also completed several impactful research…

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Jesse Margolus, PMP – Project Manager

Jesse Margolus, PMP – Project Manager

Jesse has over five years of professional project management experience including planning and implementing strategic development, construction and sustainability initiatives with both private developers and non-profit organizations. Within his previous…

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Olivia McMahon, MGM, GCPM, PMP – Project Manager

Olivia McMahon, MGM, GCPM, PMP – Project Manager

Olivia has four years of project management experience in economic development, international relations, and education. She has served communities through her work for local and provincial governments and managed diverse…

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Dominique Saheed, MREM, BSc., PGDip – Project Planner

Dominique Saheed, MREM, BSc., PGDip – Project Planner

With a background in environmental management and over 14 years of professional experience, Dominique has successfully implemented projects within the natural resource management sector, at both the local and international…

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Jasmine Bradet, MUP – Project Planner

Jasmine Bradet, MUP – Project Planner

Jasmine is a planning professional with experience working in municipal and non-profit sectors. Through time spent living in both urban and rural communities across Canada, she has developed a solid…

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Mark Christian, MCP – Project Planner

Mark Christian, MCP – Project Planner

Mark Christian is an emerging planner with experience contributing to community planning projects across Vancouver Island. He is a recent graduate of the Master of Community Planning program at Vancouver…

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Diana Jerop, MCP – Project Planner

Diana Jerop, MCP – Project Planner

Diana’s career has spanned over four years of working on planning projects in the private and public sectors in East Africa and Vancouver Island. Her experience includes; project management, community…

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Graham Burns, MCP – Project Planner

Graham Burns, MCP – Project Planner

Graham is a graduate student at Vancouver Island University and proud to be a member of the M’akola team. While completing his studies in the Master of Community Planning program…

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Jordan Brietzke, MCP – Project Planner

Jordan Brietzke, MCP – Project Planner

Through his studies and previous professional experiences, Jordan has been part of several local projects related to climate change adaptation, housing development, and policy development. He is passionate about the…

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Andi Moyer – Executive Assistant

Andi Moyer – Executive Assistant

A highly efficient and dedicated multitasker with over ten years’ experience in administrative roles, Andi has the unique ability to focus on the details while still being able to see…

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Richard Van Leeuwen, CPA – CFO

Richard Van Leeuwen, CPA – CFO

Richard Van Leeuwen is a CPA with over a decade experience in a variety of industries including real estate development, banking, entertainment, and education. During his career Richard has worked…

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