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Our Team

We are comprised of skilled surveyors, detail oriented drafters and mappers and an overall team that allows us to meet and exceed project goals and deadlines.

Jason Whale, B.Sc., B.C.L.S., C.L.S.
President & Chief Executive Officer

Jason is CEO and founder of Vector Geomatics Land Surveying Ltd.  Jason has been in the surveying industry for the last 35 years, 18 of them have been directly involved with the Oil & Gas industry in Northeastern British Columbia. Jason has led the Vector Geomatics team in numerous large projects since its inception in 2006, many of the past clients still remain current. He remains active in all operational planning and project management of survey services. Jason is responsible for strategic planning, business development and serving as the ‘voice’ of the company.

Jason is a graduate of the University of Toronto, holding a Bachelor of Science in Surveying Science.


Greg Calvert, B.C.L.S. 
Vice President of Operations

Over the last 15 years, Greg has been involved with the surveying industry throughout Northeastern British Columbia. Greg has in-depth experience in operational planning and project management. His experience includes Oil & Gas, Transmission, Cadastral, Municipal, Construction Layout and Engineering Surveys. Throughout his time in the surveying industry, Greg has held a role at all levels, which allows him to understand projects and client’s needs, and oversee crews with expertise.

Greg is a graduate of Northern Alberta’s Institute of Technology in Geomatics Engineering.


Richard Gook, B.ScEng., B.C.L.S. 
Senior Project Manager

Richard is one of our Senior Project Managers, with over 35 years’ experience as a BC Land Surveyor. He specializes in Municipal and Legal Surveys, Construction, Subdivisions, Right of Ways, Land Act and Mineral Claim Surveys. Prior to joining Vector Geomatics, Richard was the owner of R.E. Gook & Associates for 30 years, covering all aspects of legal surveying in Northeastern British Columbia and Alberta.

Richard is a graduate of the University of New Brunswick, holding a Bachelor of Science Engineering in Geomatics Engineering.


Patrick Randall, B.C.L.S. 
Senior Project Manager

Patrick is a Senior Project Manager with over 10 years’ experience in the surveying industry. Patrick has surveyed in various locations throughout British Columbia, Alberta and the Yukon. A large part of Patrick’s experience is working with the Oil & Gas Industry, and still maintains relationships with the large players of the industry. Pat’s experience includes Oil & Gas, Cadastral, Municipal, Construction Layout, GPS/Conventional Control and Engineering Surveys.

Patrick is a graduate of British Columbia’s Institute of Technology in Geomatics Engineering.


Mike Yastremski, B.C.L.S.  
Senior Project Manager

Mike is Senior Project Manager with 15 years’ experience in the surveying industry. Prior to entering the role of Project Manager, Mike has spent year’s active in the field as a Party Chief.

Mike has worked on large construction projects, such as, BC Hydro’s Site C Dam, and has experience with a variety of Oil & Gas projects like small and large diameter pipelines and well sites, and heavy construction projects. Mike joined the Vector Geomatics team in 2017.

Mike is a graduate of Southern Alberta’s Institute of Technology in Geomatics Engineering, and holds his Bachelor of Technology from British Columbia’s Institute of Technology.


Troy Johnson 
Senior Project Manager

Troy is a Senior Project Manager bringing over 20 years’ experience in the surveying industry in Northeastern British Columbia. Prior to becoming a Project Manager, Troy was a party chief in the field prior to taking on a Senior Project Manager role. The versatility that Troy has gained throughout his surveying experience allows Troy to better understand the final results clients are looking for. Troy’s experience includes Oil & Gas, Pipeline, Construction and Municipal.

Troy is a graduate of the College of Geographic Sciences, holding a Survey Technologist Diploma and a Survey Technician Diploma.


Martin Helfer  
Project Manager

Martin is a Project Manager with over 15 years of surveying experience. Martin’s work experience is in Legal, Municipal, Upstream Oil & Gas and Pipeline survey projects. Prior to settling into a Project Manager role, Martin was the lead surveyor on large projects, such as the BP Noel Major Project, as well as providing consulting services for BP and Pennwest. Martin prides himself on working with his clients to determine clear scopes, budgets, plans and schedules.

Martin is a graduate of British Columbia’s Institute of Technology, with a Bachelor of Technology in Geomatics. Martins also recently completed his Masters Certificate in Project Management through the University of Northern BC.


Ryan O’Connell 
Drafting Manager

Ryan brings over 15 years of drafting experience to Vector Geomatics. Ryan’s drafting experience is in Legal, Construction, Municipal, and Oil & Gas for the Northeastern British Columbia region. Ryan is technically efficient in GIS and CAD system, and continually updates and creates new routines and commands within the CAD software to better serve Vector and its clients. Ryan is responsible for development of survey plans from capturing data points, completing survey calculations and drafting survey plans.

Ryan is a graduate of the Centre of Geographic Sciences and holds a Geomatics Engineering Technology Diploma and Survey Technician Diploma.


Andy Fochuk 
GIS Manager

Andy is Vector Geomatics’ GIS Manager, bringing over 20 years of experience with as a GIS analyst. With technical expertise in GIS software, ArcMAP and AutoCAD systems, Andy manages GIS/mapping related projects and staff. He has contributed to numerous local and regional scale projects across Northeastern British Columbia, for Oil & Gas, Local, Legal and Municipal surveys.

Andy is a graduate of Sir Sandford Fleming College from the Cartographic/GIS Specialist Program.

Tyler Fox, A.L.S., B.C.L.S., P. Eng 
Vice President of Municipal

Tyler joined Vector Geomatics in 2015, when the Kelowna office opened in order to expand and diversify operations. Tyler has 15 years’ experience as a professional land surveyor and a professional engineer, he has managed numerous engineering, legal, and construction survey projects. His experience encompasses a wide range of geodetic and cadastral survey applications with an emphasis on the employment of advanced positioning techniques.

Tyler has led projects with the use of innovative technologies including UAVs, 3D laser scanners, RTK and static GPS, and high precision levels and robotic total stations.

Tyler is a graduate of University of Calgary, holding a Bachelor of Science in Geomatics Engineering.


Gary Borne, B.C.L.S. 
Project Manager

Gary is a Project Manager with over 20 years’ experience in the surveying industry. Gary has been a part of survey projects in British Columbia, Northwestern United States, Arizona and Japan. Gary’s experiences includes Cadastral, Construction, and Topographic, high definition scanning and high precision monitoring surveys. Gary is well versed in all aspects of surveying including field work, data processing and drafting.

Gary is a graduate of British Columbia’s Institute of Technology in Geomatics Technology.

Chris Turner, B.Sc.Eng., A.L.S. 
Branch Manager

Vector Geomatics welcomed Chris in 2016, when they expanded and opened their Calgary office. Chris has over 20 years’ experience in surveying within the oil and gas industry. Chris has spent over 10 years in a managerial role, working closely with large oil and gas companies throughout the Calgary region. With Chris’ experience of working as party chief in the field, as well as project manager, he understands what is required to complete a project from start to finish in order to deliver desirable results for his clients.

Chris is a graduate of University of Calgary, holding a Bachelor of Science in Geomatics Engineering.


Kevin Grenkie, A.L.S. 
Project Manager


Howard Cofield-Forseth 
Safety & Business Developer

Allan Tunbridge, B.ScEng., B.C.L.S
Branch Manager

Vector Geomatics welcomed Allan in 2018. Allan has over 25 years’ experience as manager and co-owner of Tunbridge and Tunbridge as well as serving the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Allan’s experience includes Legal, Construction, Municipal and Engineering surveys.

Allan is a graduate of University of Calgary, holding a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, as well as, a graduate of British Columbia’s Institute of Technology in Surveying Technology.


Mitch Power, B.ScEng., B.C.L.S., C.L.S.
Office Manager

Mitch joined Vector Geomatics in 2018 with the acquisition of Tunbridge and Tunbridge Chilliwack. Mitch brings over 25 years’ experience as a co-owner of Tunbridge and Tunbridge and as a professional land surveyor in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. His experience includes Legal, Construction and Engineering surveys. A notable project that Mitch was involved in was the creation of Sumas Mountain Park in 200, Mitch surveyed 4 new sections of the Provincial Park, totaling in 820 ha.

Mitch is a graduate of University of New Brunswick, holding a Bachelor of Science in Geomatics, as well as a Diploma of Surveying from The College of Geographic Sciences.

Our Experienced Team Can Help

Whether you need land surveying, GIS or drafting services; our agile team is ready to meet your needs.