VRBA Announces New Board of Directors And Award Winners

November 8, 2023

Mike Dalton, President, VRBA

VICTORIA – The Victoria Residential Builders Association announced the 2023/24 Board of Directors at their Annual General Meeting on November 7, 2023. The event speaker was housing/real estate tax expert Paul Sullivan, Principal, Ryan ULC.

The new Board is represented by:

President: Mike Dalton, Città Group 

Past President: Ellie Sercombe, Limona Group and TEKloch Homes

First Vice-President: Russ Barry, Interactive Construction Inc

Second Vice-President: Brian Trenchard, EnViroTec General Contracting Ltd

Treasurer: Chris Walker, Christopher Developments Inc 

Builders Council Chair: Russ Barry, Interactive Construction Inc

Suppliers and Trades Council Chair: Darrell Ell, Island ICF Foundation Supplies Inc


Ryan Breuker, Oak Bay Construction Ltd

Darrell Ell, Island ICF Foundation Supplies Inc

Maureen Elmer, K2 Stone

Peter Forbes, PJF Construction Ltd

Aman Gill, Patriot Homes

Jamie Gill, Seba Construction

Dani Metzmeier, Times Colonist

Rob Mickelberry, Prodigy Development Services Ltd

At VRBA’s Annual General Meeting, Ellie Sercombe presented the following awards:

Jerry Hepburn Award Memorial Award for integrity & professionalism – Rob Mickelberry, Prodigy Development Services Ltd 

Mike Kipot Award for education contributions to the industry – Murray Frank, Building It Right  

Sponsors Appreciation Award for supporting the CARE Awards – Built Green Canada

Marilyn Ann Lee Award for service and innovation – Norm Verbrugge, Norman Homes

Service Award for their valuable contributions on VRBA’s Board of Directors – Norm Verbrugge, Norman Homes, outgoing Past President; Dan Olive, Seafirst Insurance, outgoing Director; Tony Aindow, Goodison Construction, outgoing Director

Service Award for important work on Builders Council – John Sercombe, Limona Group

Outgoing President Ellie Sercombe was presented with the Executive Achievement Award for leadership.

“I want to thank Ellie and the award winners for their service to the industry,” says VRBA President Mike Dalton “I look forward to working with Ellie and a great board to improve housing supply and affordability in our region.”

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