BOMA Canada announces new board of directors, chair

  • Jan. 31, 2014

BOMA Canada Board of DirectorsThe Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada (BOMA Canada) elected Mike Bishop as its new chair following its recent Winter Governance Meeting in Phoenix.

Bishop previously held the positions of president, first vice-president, second vice-president and treasurer in more than 14 years as an active member of BOMA Canada. Bishop is currently senior vice-president of Real Estate Management Services (REMS) for Western Canada with Colliers International. 

Bishop’s responsibilities include leading the Property Management team in the delivery of service excellence to clients as well as leading and managing business development activities in Western Canada.  He has more than 24 years of experience in property management, tenant services, building operations management and financial management.

Before joining Colliers in 2013, he worked as director of Asset Management at one of Canada’s premier developers of mixed-use projects. He also has volunteered for many years with Cambiando Vidas, a charitable organization that builds houses for financially troubled families in the Dominican Republic, and is chair of the board of the Vancouver Society of Children’s Centres.

Bishop is a graduate of the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia with a diploma in Urban Land Economics. 

BOMA Canada also announced its 2014 Board of Directors (see below) following the meeting.

BOMA Canada 2014 Officers

Mike Bishop – Chair, BOMA Canada
Senior Vice President, Western Canada
Colliers International

Randal Froebelius – Chair Elect, BOMA Canada
Equity ICI Real Estate Services Ltd.

Don Fairgrieve-Park – Vice-Chair, BOMA Canada
Senior Vice President Real Estate Services Calgary/Winnipeg
Bentall Kennedy (Canada) LP

Kim Saunders – Secretary –Treasurer, BOMA Canada
Property Manager
East Port Properties Ltd.
St. John’s, N.L.

Benjamin L. Shinewald – President and CEO, BOMA Canada

BOMA Canada 2014 Directors

Darcy Armstrong
Senior Property Manager
GWL Realty Advisors Inc.

Pierre Azzi
FourBridge Properties Inc.

Victoria Gabel
Property Manager
Harvard Property Management Inc.

Anne Marie Guèvremont
Directrice-générale-gestion des immeubles
Director of Property Management
Conseillers immobiliers GWL /GWL Realty Advisors Inc.

Dean Karakasis
CSO Council Chair, BOMA Canada
Executive Director
BOMA Ottawa

Darren Klassen
VP Real Estate Management Services
Colliers International

Neil Lacheur
Vice President, Property Management
Bentall Kennedy (Canada) LP

Derek Page
Director Real Estate Management
Oxford Properties Group Inc.

Jim Preece
President and CSO
BOMI Canada

Wayne Purchase
VP Commercial Real Estate and Development
Martek Morgan Finch Inc.
St. John’s, N.L.

Ken Skinner
Manager, Parking Services
Crombie REIT

Jeff Yerxa
Yerxa Real Estate Consulting
Moncton, N.B.


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