Nick Dupuis CT (Arch)
Nick Dupuis has been a member of ABTAM since 2011 and graduated from Red River College in 2012 with honours in Building Design CAD. He has since been working at a local firm here in Winnipeg leaving his mark on numerous commercial buildings, developments and multi-family residence complexes all over Manitoba and across Canada. After joining the executive board of ABTAM in 2017, Nick stepped into the role of President in 2019. His goal is not only to further his knowledge in the field, but to help others get to that next level in their career through certification.
Amanda Ward CT (Arch) LEED Green Associate
Amanda Ward (CT Arch) has been in the building design and construction industry for over 14 years. She has spent 13 of those years working for Cooper Rankin Architecture Inc. and became a Principal at the firm in the fall of 2018. Amanda is a proven leader who brings her technical knowledge and professional experience to the ABTAM Board. Like many other technologists in Winnipeg, Amanda graduated with honours from Red River College in Building Design Technology in 2006. She currently holds her LEED Green Associate designation and is working towards her undergrad in Architecture from Athabasca University. Amanda has been a member of ABTAM since 2012, became a registered technologist and joined the board in 2018.
Jason McDonald CT (Arch)
I graduated from Winnipeg Technical College’s Technical Drafting Program in 2006. I have worked in the architectural industry (private and public) for the past 14 years. I worked as an Architectural Technician at LM Architectural Group from 2006 – 2017 and I am currently working as an Architectural Designer with the Winnipeg School Division. I joined the ABTAM Board of Directors in 2018 and I became a Certified Architectural Technologist in 2018 as well.
Mark Rootsaert CT (Arch)
With extensive experience in the field, Mark Rootsaert, is a certified Architectural Technologist who brings an impressive depth of knowledge to projects of all scales and typologies. His background includes a wide range of work, from hotels and churches, to assisted living facilities and banks, and includes new-build, renovation, and remediation efforts. Informed by this history, Mark’s portfolio of work includes contributions to a variety of high-profile buildings within the City of Winnipeg, including the Winnipeg James Richardson International Airport, Investor’s Group Field, numerous downtown office buildings, and the University of Manitoba. He excels at surveying architectural elements and their conditions including site, building envelope, interior finishes, fire protection, accessibility and life safety systems. He is an active member of Youth Construction Leaders of Manitoba and of the Architectural and Building Technologists Association of Manitoba.
Bailey Wall has worked in the architectural industry for seven years. She graduated from Red River College’s Drafting/CADD Program with honours in 2015 and is working towards obtaining her certification through ABTAM in the future. Bailey is also currently pursuing her Project Management Professional designation after graduating from the Project Management Program at Red River College in June of 2016. She joined the ABTAM Board of Directors in 2015.
Director In Training
Jordan Mansky is working his way up to the architectural big leagues with plenty of happy family’s living in houses drafted by his keystrokes and many more to come. He joined ABTAM in 2018 in hopes of making more ties in the industry and gaining more perspective outside of the modest firm from which he operates, pending certification, he volunteered for joining the board in 2019. Graduating in 2016 with a CAD technician degree from MITT and over 5 years of experience working with builders to produce working drawings, his career is not as long as some others but he is committed to this organization and it’s community of hard working professionals.
Carol Taylor joined ABTAM in April 2011 as the Administrative Assistant. Carol has earned her Certificate in Municipal Administration from the University of Manitoba in 2007. She has over 18 years of experience providing administration and support across multiple non-profit, private and public sector settings.
Carol's core responsibility is working with the Executive to exercise their powers as a Board of Directors with competence and diligence in the best interests of ABTAM.