CURRENT BOARD  CIQS – British Columbia

CIQS British Columbia is led by a volunteer Council which meets once a month to discuss the business of CIQS British Columbia.

Role Name Email
President Shane McKernan, PQS
Vice President and Education Director Keith Damphousse, PQS
Past President Angela Lai, PQS  
Shane McKernan, PQS

President — Shane McKernan, PQS

Shane is a founding member and Partner of Quantus Consulting & Management Inc., based out of Vancouver, British Columbia. With over a decade of experience in the construction sector, Shane’s experience includes cost consulting, project loan monitoring and project & construction management. Shane has been on the CIQS – BC Board of Directors since 2013, where he joined as the boards first ever student member.

Shane started his career as a Red Seal carpenter, who then graduated from the BCIT Construction Management program in 2013. He also holds the PQS designation within the CIQS and has been elected as an Associate member of the RICS.


Vice President and Education Director — Keith Damphousse, PQS

Keith is a Senior Quantity Surveyor with LEC Group specializing in cost planning, payment certification, and loan monitoring. Since joining LEC in 2012, Keith has been able to work on numerous projects including elementary schools, post-secondary institutions, casinos and entertainment facilities, health care projects, shopping centers, warehouse facilities, heavy civil projects, and residential.

Keith holds a Bachelor of Technology from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Keith completed the Architectural and Building Engineering Technology program in 2010 and Construction Management program in 2018.

Angela Lai, PQS

Past President — Angela Lai, PQS

Angela is a professional quantity surveyor with over 16 years’ experience in the construction industry spanning South Africa, the UK and Canada. Angela's experience is diverse having worked as a cost manager, a project monitor and a management consultant. Angela also brings extensive international lecturing experience and is currently a part-time instructor at the British Columbia Institute of Technology for the CM Degree Program, an APC assessor for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and an instructor for Passive House Canada.