CEA Board Executive

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Jason Maurer is the President of Scheffer Andrew Ltd. and is responsible for offices in Edmonton, Calgary and Medicine Hat. He received a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON in 1995 after first obtaining a Civil Engineering Technology Diploma form NAIT. Jason brings extensive experience in the land development, civil, and transportation engineering fields working throughout his more than 25-year career as a consulting engineer and also as a development manager for a private land development company. He has led and been involved with many multidisciplined teams from concept engineering and land use planning through to construction completion and final acceptance. His experience includes green field developments as well as upgrading of existing infrastructure and infill projects. 


Past President

Graduating from the University of Alberta, Ryan spent the first half of his career in public sector, with the City of Edmonton and the last 15 years in the Consulting Engineering Industry. Currently as the Edmonton Engineering Branch Manager for McElhanney Ltd. 

Ryan stays involved in large and small projects, from the planning and design of major infrastructure to site servicing and traffic impact assessments. Ryan has previously served on the Board of Directors for McElhanney Engineering Services Ltd. and is a lead for Transit, Highways and Planning within his firm. Ryan works to empower staff to push outside their experience and comfort zone to solve problems and respond to client needs, an approach he will apply to his term as President while working alongside the CEA Board. 



Chris Workman, M.Eng, P.Eng is President of Thurber Engineering Ltd. Obtaining both his Civil Engineering (Co-op Program), and M.Eng. (Geotechnical) from the University of Alberta, Chris now has over 34 years of geotechnical consulting engineering experience. He worked on a large variety of projects throughout Alberta and the British Columbia Interior with technical interests of heavy foundation design for industry and infrastructure. Chris has background in technical, project management, and corporate management roles and was Chair of CEA-City of Calgary Liaison Committee from 2017-2019. Chris is committed to supporting growth and success in not only the organizations he is involved with, but the people within. 




Cheryl Heseltine is the Upstream/Midstream Director of the Remediation Program Management (RPM) Team for WSP. Cheryl has a degree in Geology from Acadia University, a Masters in Soil Chemistry from the University of Guelph and is a member of the Alberta Institute of Agrology (AIA). She has over 30 years of experience as a soil chemist and is particularly interested in site restoration and brownfield redevelopment. She manages interdisciplinary teams responsible for the environmental assessment, remediation, and reclamation of former oil & gas facilities. Based in WSP’s Calgary office, Cheryl also works with the Edmonton and Saskatoon teams. 



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