Welcome to

British Columbia Chapter

The purpose of Provincial Chapter of the Society is to provide an organized structure at the local level for members of the Society and others in the engineering field of healthcare facilities to facilitate their working together in areas of common interest; to conduct educational programs; to serve as a resource to the related local healthcare associations; to provide channels of communications between the Society and local groups, and to promote the purpose of and membership in the Society.

Members receive membership in both the National CHES Society and in the Chapter of the province where they reside.  Dues are paid to the National Office and the Chapter portion is forwarded to the Chapter.

Membership in CHES shall include any person who is active in the delivery of healthcare engineering technology in the areas of administration, planning and design, construction, operations and maintenance and other related disciplines.

Benefits of Membership

  • networking
  • resources
  • professional development
  • bursaries and grants
  • access online to the 10 most frequented CSA codes
  • and more

Click here to access the Member Application online or form.  Group applications are also available.


CHES British Columbia Chapter


Sarah Thorn

Chair, BC Chapter Manager, Planning and Projects, Facilities Management - Fraser Health
Central City Corporate Office
400 - 13450 - 102 Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia V3T 0H1

Mitch Weimer

Vice Chair Retired
Coquitlam BC

Rick Molnar

Treasurer Senior Manager, Plant Services
Surrey Memorial Hospital
13750 96th Avenue
Surrey, British Columbia V3V 1Z2

Dawn Chan

Secretary Manager Business Support and Results Office, Facilities Management
Fraser Health Authority
33 Blackberry Dr.
New Westminister, British Columbia V3L 5S9

Arthur Buse

Membership Principal, Director of Practice
Boldwing-Continuum Architects
300-7337 137th St.
Surrey, British Columbia V3W 1A4

Mark Swain

Website / Written Communications Principal
Rocky Point Engineering Ltd.
#302 - 2425 Quebec Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 4L6

Caroline Reid

Education Aladaco Consulting
1500 Kashmir Court
Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H1

Norbert Fischer

Past Chair Manager of Plant and Maintenance Services
East Kootenay Regional Hospital
13 - 24 Avenue North
Cranbrook, British Columbia V1C 3H9

British Columbia Chapter Events

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British Columbia Chapter Awards & Grants

BC Educational Tuition Grant

The BC Chapter of CHES assists financially in education programs that will enhance and improve our members and their staff within hospital engineering services departments. 

CHES BC Healthcare Award for Outstanding Contribution to Healthcare Engineering in British Columbia

The CHES BC Healthcare Award is an award recognizing an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to healthcare engineering in the province of British Columbia.

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