Calgary Assessment Review Board

2022 Board Membership

ARGENTO, H. Appointed 2020

I was an assessor with the City of Calgary for 30 years in which time I placed values on residential, multi-family and commercial properties. I have worked in all three approaches to value. I was a member of the Municipal Government Board for 3 years. I hold certificates in Local Government Studies and Real Property Assessment.

BICKFORD, K. Appointed 2012 Presiding Officer 2015

Bachelor of Administration from the University of Regina, Bachelor of Government Studies from Athabasca University, Certificate in Municipal Assessment from University of Alberta (AMAA), Certificate in Building Cost Estimating from Wascana Institute of Applied Arts and Science. Seven years with the City of Regina Assessment department, fifteen years with The City of Calgary Assessment department and over ten years experience working as an assessment consultant for Derbyshire Partners and the Altus Group. Experienced in building renovation and land development.

BLAKE, A. Appointed 2020

Arlene has been a member of the Alberta Arbitration and Mediation Society since 1994, and an active member of the Law Society of Alberta since 2006. She acted as Arbitrator for the Canadian motor vehicle arbitration Plan since 1994 and became the national arbitration specialist in 2013. She obtained her chartered arbitrator status from the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Canada in 2012. She has acted and acts as presiding officer and panel member for a number of administrative tribunals at the municipal and provincial level. Arlene provides training in arbitration with the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Alberta.

BOVILLE, J. Appointed 2022

Jay holds the AACI (commercial appraiser) designation from the Appraisal Institute of Canada.  Past education includes BComm. Accounting Major from the University of Ottawa (2005) and a Post Graduate Certificate in Real Property Valuation from UBC (2010).  Jay is currently a senior partner at Sage Appraisals.

COOLIDGE, K. Appointed 2020

Bachelor of Science in Biology and Juris Doctor of Law from the University of Calgary. Previously served on the Extrajudicial Sanctions Program Panel, the City of Calgary’s Licence and Community Standards Appeal Board and Assessment Review Board, and the Government of Alberta’s Ministry of Community and Social Services Appeal Panel and the Alberta Utility Commission.

CZECHOWSKYJ, A. Appointed 2020

A native Calgarian. Retired Accredited Assessor, Appraiser with 40 years experience in the assessment field with The City of Calgary Assessment Department and The City of Airdrie Assessment Department respectfully.

DE DIEGO, S. Appointed 2017

Licensed as an Associate in Vancouver in 1987, an Associate in Calgary in 1995 and a Broker in 2005. Owner/Broker of Coldwell Banker Complete Real Estate. Formerly the Director of Training for NRS Block Bros Realty and Consumer Media Spokesperson for Coldwell Banker Canada.

DHOOT, J. Appointed 2020

Inderjot (JT) Dhoot is a native Calgarian and Founder and Principal of Omnis Valuations & Advisory Ltd., an independent consulting firm specializing in the valuation of tangible and intangible assets. Designated as an Accredited Appraiser (AACI) and Chartered Business Valuator (CBV), Mr. Dhoot has also completed training in governance, alternative dispute resolution and administrative justice through the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD), ADR Institute of Canada and the Foundation of Administrative Justice (FOAJ), respectively. In addition to his experience in real estate development, commercial property appraisals across all asset classes, and private equity, Mr. Dhoot has served on multiple boards and committees of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations across Canada. Recognized as an expert witness in valuations and the quantification of economic losses, Mr. Dhoot has authored course material on real estate valuation for the University of British Columbia and served as a Sessional Instructor at the University of Calgary.

EVREN, L. Appointed 2018

Holds LL.M. (Taxation) and JD degrees from New York University School of Law and is an attorney (inactive) registered with the New York State Bar. She also holds a BA from Pomona College in California and a certificate in third party mediation from the University of Calgary/Justice Institute of BC. Ms. Evren has held executive finance positions in the energy, technology, and pharmaceutical industries, serves on corporate and civic boards, and volunteers as a child court accompaniment advocate and mediator.

GOODMAN, S. Appointed 2020

Bachelor of Law from the University College of Cardiff (now called University of Wales). Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Saskatchewan. Retired member of the Law Society of Alberta. Experience in many fields including Wills and Estates, real estate, and civil litigation.

GRACE, P. Appointed 2010 Presiding Officer 2011 Vice Chair 2017

Lawyer with experience in litigation and administrative law matters following practice with national law firms in Calgary, AB and Vancouver, BC. Ms. Grace received her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta and her Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Ottawa. She has been a member of the Law Society of Alberta since 2004 and is a former member of the Law Society of British Columbia (1995-2006).

HUSKINSON, A. Appointed 2012 Presiding Officer 2012 Vice Chair 2014 - 2019/04

Bachelor of Management; Diploma in Business Administration; Certificates in Real Property Assessment and Local Government Studies. Retired member of the Alberta Assessors Association and past member of the International Association of Assessing Officers. With 30 years of leadership and market value experience.

JERCHEL, B. Appointed 2008 Presiding Officer 2018

Commenced his career as a surveyor. Since 1978 has held various positions in the property assessment field in various locations. Retired as a senior assessor with the City of Calgary June 2007.

KELLY, K. Appointed 2002 Presiding Officer 2004-2011 Re-appointed 2018

Honours B.A. University of Guelph; Hamilton Teachers’ College- Certified classroom Teacher – 3 years; Professional Land Use Planner for over 30 years for several Local, Regional, and Provincial governments, primarily in Alberta; Planning Director in the public and private sectors for over 20 years, including 16 years at Rocky View municipality surrounding Calgary, before retirement; Member – Calgary Assessment Review Board – 9 years; Kananaskis Municipal Council - 4 years; Alberta Municipal Government Board – 6 years; Alberta New Home Buyer Protection Board – 3 years; Previous member of various Provincial Advisory Boards; Successfully completed relevant courses such as “Principles of Appraisal”, “Principles of Assessment”, among many others.

KIPP, W. Appointed 2017

Accredited Appraiser – Canadian Institute (Retired); former accredited municipal assessor; 29 years in independent Calgary fee appraisal practice; Alberta Municipal Government Board member from 2006-2017.

KIRYCHUK, L. Appointed 2022

Lauren has a B.A (Economics) and B.Sc. Agriculture (Economics) from the University of Saskatchewan. M.Ed. from the University of Calgary. AACI (retired). 30+ years experience in appraisal, assessment, agricultural finance, and post-secondary administration and instruction.

KLIMUK, S. Appointed 2016

Resident of Calgary since 1966 currently employed as a licensed Realtor with The Real Estate Company Ltd. working primarily in the residential field in the Calgary Area. Past experience has included management in: Resort planning, development, and construction; New Home sales and construction; Golf Course design and construction; Residential, Industrial, & Commercial Land Development; Municipal Planning including Long Range Plans, Pocket Developments, and Recreational Facility Development Plans . BSc in Architecture and Construction – 1973.

LENSEN, G. Appointed 2020

Retired as a member of the Force in 1996. Upon leaving the RCMP, George completed his MBA and engaged as a senior executive in wireless companies. George also founded and owned an “At Risk Youth” facility to help young people integrate into the fabric of Canadian society. More recently, George is the founder and owner of two bio-pharmaceutical companies in Alberta and BC respectively. George has also acted as a Director for the Kelowna Regional District Planning Advisory Board until 2017. George currently sit as a Director for the Calgary RCMP Veterans Association Board.

LOACH, B. Appointed 2015

Brian was an Appeals Commissioner for the Alberta Appeals Commission for Workers' Compensation from May, 2003 until the end of April, 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and FCMA. Prior to working with the Appeals Commission, Brian worked in various capacities with The City of Calgary including City Treasurer and Director of Finance. He has served on various Boards, including the Calgary Housing Company, The Calgary Parking Authority and the Calgary Booster Club. As a professional accountant he has also served as Chairman for the Calgary Chapter of the Society of Management Accountants and participated in the Society's discipline and professional conduct hearing process.

MACIAG, A. Appointed 2021

Lawyer and Senior Counsel practising with the national law firm of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. in the Calgary office. Awarded Bachelor of Arts (Law) degree by the Metropolitan University, London, England (1979) and Master of Laws degree by the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (1981). Appointed King’s Counsel by the Government of Alberta (2011). Extensive experience in litigation, insolvency law, commercial law, real estate law, condominium law, administrative law and in property valuation, dispute resolution and mediation. Member of the Calgary Assessment Review Board 2013-2019. Previously a member and President of condominium and other not-for-profit Boards. Long-time resident of the City of Calgary.

MATHESON, R. Appointed 2016 Presiding Officer 2018

Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) and Juris Doctor, University of British Columbia. Barrister & Solicitor (ret.). Currently active in an Alberta clean energy fund. 35 years experience as an officer and director of public technology and energy companies.

MATHIAS, J. Appointed 1999 Presiding Officer 2008 Vice Chair 2014 General Chair 2017

Former licensed Realtor for 15 years. Educated at McGill University, BCIT (Building Technology) with Business Administration and various technology courses from other institutes.

MERK, G. Appointed 2022

Gerry is a former licensed Realtor for 15 years (mostly residential). Over 15 years of commercial real estate transactional experience, having acquired, disposed and financed over $2B worth of commercial real estate (all asset classes except Hotels). Tax assessment appeals experience working as an assessment consultant. Spent time as the President of the Mortgage and Loans Association of Alberta.

MCKEE, R. Appointed 2022

Rick McKee, a native Calgarian, is an alumnus of both the University of Victoria and the University of Calgary. Rick has practiced law in Calgary since 1985. A litigator throughout his career he has in addition to private practice served in leadership positions in such organizations as the Alberta Energy & Utilities Board and ENMAX Corporation. Rick continues to actively practice law, currently serving as Senior Legal Counsel for Inhaus Legal LLP. In addition to the practice of law he has served as a part time Instructor at SAIT. During his career Rick has extensive experience before and with administrative tribunals and has appeared at all levels of Court including the Supreme Court of Canada.

MCKENNA, P. Appointed 2012

Active member of the Law Society of Alberta. Bachelor of commerce from the University of Calgary. Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta. Barrister & Solicitor for McKenna Law Office.

MOI, K. Appointed 2017

Bachelor of Commerce (Urban Land Economics) from the University of British Columbia. Fifteen years' experience in real estate consulting and analysis, including roles with Canada Safeway and CIBC. Retired marketing strategist and communications professional, with over 20 years of business planning and marketing experience working with clients in the real estate, financial services, communications and retail sectors.

MORROW, W. Appointed 2021

Active residential Realtor® serving in the City of Calgary and surrounding municipalities and communities, first Licensed in 1983 to present. Specializing in residential real estate and asset recovery. Director of CREB for 6 years, 2014 -2016 CREB Treasurer, CREB Governance committee, Government Liaison committee, Chair of CREB Economic Recovery Task Force 21/22. AREA Nominating committee current. Volunteer Coordinator for CHAS. Accredited Public Speaker.

MOUL, A. Appointed 2022

Adrienne is an active Realtor with Remax since 2004, licenced in Residential, Commercial, Rural and Property Management, practicing in the Calgary area and surrounding communities. Past and present member of various non profit and administrative boards related to organized real estate. Special interest in field related continuing education and tech. Proud to call the City of Calgary home since 1988.

PASK, P. Appointed 2009

Realtor & Real Estate Associate Broker with 18+ years experience in residential sales, including owning and operating own real estate brokerage. Previously: Marketing Co-ordinator for a major Canadian pre-cast concrete construction company with $50 million+ in annual sales; numerous Reporter and Editor positions on several newspaper groups in England; Emergency medical evacuations manager for an international medical services company based in Dallas, Texas; Former private soldier in the British Parachute Regiment.

POLLARD, D. Appointed 2010 Presiding Officer 2015

Currently working as a designated, and licensed, real estate appraiser. Worked as an assessor for various municipalities from 1995 to 2005. Over 30 years in the field of property valuation.

REVITT, L. Appointed 2017

Born and raised Calgarian. Graduated with Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Calgary. Retired member of the Law Society of Alberta after having practiced law for 30+ years primarily in the areas of real estate, corporate/commercial transactions.

ROCKER, J. Appointed 2018

Graduate of the University of Calgary and designated member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada. Practicing residential fee appraiser, with 20 plus years’ experience in the Calgary area and surrounding markets. President/Owner of a private appraisal company, specializing in the appraisal of urban, suburban and acreage properties. Active member of the Southern Alberta community in both personal and professional circles.

SHARMA, K. Appointed 2017

Bachelor of Arts. Licensed as a real estate agent in Alberta for the last 23 years.  Responsible for a variety of real estate consulting and agency functions, primarily in commercial real estate sales & some leasing.

SMITH, J. Appointed 2018

Bachelor of Arts, University of Calgary. Licensed Realtor since 2002, currently working with Re/Max Realty Professionals. Experience in Real Estate sales and valuations as well as property management and property development. Previous experience as a small business owner and working in the Telecommunications Industry. Calgary Resident since 1979.

STUBER, J.F. Appointed 2016

Native born Calgarian. Bachelor of Arts, (B.A.), and Bachelor of Laws, (L.L.B.) from the University of Calgary. Called to the Bar in 1988 and have practiced law, with a special emphasis on litigation since that time.

WALLACE, J. Appointed 2018

Accredited Appraiser (AACI, P.App) with 40 years’ experience appraising properties in Calgary and surrounding areas. Owner and president of an independent appraisal firm since 1993. A member of the Calgary Real Estate Board and a licensed real estate agent.

WONG, A. Appointed 2009

Bachelor of Commerce from University of Calgary in Management Information Systems. Previous experience included management consulting and telecommunications sales. Licensed REALTOR focused on both residential and commercial properties.

WONG, S. Appointed 2020

Bachelor of Commerce and Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) with widespread commercial real estate experience. Possess a good understanding of property development, operations and valuation. Work history includes: public practice, public and private companies, and involvement in community boards and services.

ZINDLER, A. Appointed 2010

Practicing real estate appraiser and consultant since 1980. Licensed real estate broker. Designations include AACI, P. App, FRI and CCS.