Elections for the VRCA Young Construction Leaders (“YCL”) 2023 Committee were completed January 26, 2023.

We thank Kyle Davis, 2022 Past Chair, for his many years of commitment to the to the Young Construction Leaders, for his efforts in rebranding from the former U40, and in drafting new Terms of Reference, which were approved by the VRCA Board of Directors.

We thank Jeff Block for his year as 2022 YCL Chair and look forward to his year of service on the VRCA Board of Directors as the YCL Past Chair.

We welcome Scott Foran as the 2023 YCL Chair and are excited for his interest, energy, and leadership.

Newly elected members of the committee are as follows:

Vice Chair: Avi Horwitz, Sterling Floor & Tile Ltd.

Secretary: Hugo Huynh, Flynn Canada,

Treasurer: Nic Labelle-Giugliani, Waste Management,

General Contractors Division Representative: Cam Roy, RAM Construction Inc.

Trade Contractors Division Representative: TBD

Manufacturer & Supplier Division Representative: Steve Bell-Irving, Brafasco

Professional Services Division Representative: Sean Feighery, Taylor Ryan Executive Search Partners


March: Go-Karting – Matt Baranowski, PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc.

April: Construction Site Tour – Harry Li, PNW HVAC Systems & Solutions Ltd. / Kimi Liu, Granby Enterprises Inc.

May: Lawn Bowling – Gurmit Jaswal, Crown Building Supplies / Cian Hughes, Xradar

June: Baseball at the Nat – Herman Duley, Beedie Development / Vivek Hariharan, Turner Construction Company Ltd.

July: Boat Cruise – Nick Trninic, 505-Junk/ Stephen Clancy, Axiom Builders

September: YCL Golf Tournament – Brodie Muench, Gear Equipment Inc / Payam Bahman, Soprema / Leo Sullivan, Spider Staging Canada ULC a division of SafeWorks LLC

October: Octoberfest – Eric Ambrozic, Scorpio Masonry BC Inc.

November: Titans of Industry – Brock Drost, Taylor Ryan Executive Search Partners

February 2024: Trivia night – Vivienne Gaudry, Taylor Ryan Executive Search Partners