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BC Floor Covering Association Board of Directors 2017
RECIPIENT OF THE BCFCA
AMBASSADOR AWARD 2016
PRESIDENT
Chris Bland
Awards, Benefits &
General Insurance
Programs, Finance
Keltex Distributors
chris.bland@shaw.ca

Darryl Wilson
Flooring Expo
MAPEI Inc.
dwilson@mapei.com

Alan Watier
Flooring Expo
Ardex Americas
alan.watier@
ardexamericas.com

Jeanette Martin
Education,
Marketing/Media
MYBC Consulting Ltd.
mybcconsulting@
gmail.com

Chris Maskell
Education, Affairs
Education, Inspection &
Warranty/Consumer Affairs, NFCA
National Floor Covering
Association
chrism@nfca.ca

Darren Olson
Social
Olson Floors Ltd.
darren@
olsonfloors.ca

Allan Sieben
Membership
Flooring Expo
Boa-Franc -
Vintage & Mirage
allan.sieben@
boa-franc.com

Thalia Sieben
Flooring Expo
Benefit & General
Insurance Programs
Oakhill Distribution
thalia@oakhill
distribution.com

Marcel Jackson
Marketing/Media
PC Flooring

Richard Sisk
Wiston Building
Materials Co.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Thomas Foreman
Benefit & General Insurance
Programs, Finance, Marketing/Media
BC Floor Covering Association
thomas@bcfca.com

www.bcfca.com

Jason Davids
Social
Exclusive Floors
jason@
exclusivefloors.com

Meliha Simms
Social
Exclusive Floors
meliha@exclusivefloors.com

Kjell Nymark
Education
NWFA

Rick Wagner
Maxwell Floors Ltd.

R. Rick Wagner, President of Maxwell Floors Ltd., in Surrey
BC, started with the company in 1980 as an apprentice floor
mechanic - installer and received his journeyman certification in 1984. He has over 36 years' experience in the Contract
Floorcovering Industry. Maxwell Floors was started in 1965,
Sapperton, New Westminster, BC. and now is one of Western
Canada's leading contract floor covering companies. Today,
Maxwell provides the supply and installation services of resilient, carpet and specialty products to the industrial, commercial
and institutional markets and has completed nine public-private
partnerships (P3) Health Care projects.
In 1984, Rick moved to Zurich, Switzerland to further his
floor covering training and certifications. After three years, Rick
returned to BC to become a salesperson in the family business.
In 1999, Rick completed his three year diploma "Marketing and
Sales Management" from the Faculty of Commerce & Business
Administration, UBC.
Rick is currently a member of "INSTALL" International Standards
and Training Alliance, board of director: of labor - management committee for the floor-covering industry North America
(apprenticeship, curriculum and training) for the past 11 years.
His contributions include; Past President of the Swiss Canadian
Chamber of Commerce (BC) 2009, Past Board of Director British
Columbia Floorcovering Association 2010, Past National Board of
Director at Canadian Association of Family Enterprise 2012, and
Past Chair CAFÉ Vancouver 2011, Past Chair Vancouver Regional
Construction Association 2013, Past Co-Chair SkillPlan 2013,
Former Advisor at UBC Sauder School of Business - Business Family
Centre, 2013 and Advisor to BC Deputy Ministers & Industry
Infrastructure Forum Membership 2014. Current work includes
National Floorcovering Association of Canada - NFCA director member, and Canadian Construction Association CCA Director
at Large -Trade Contractor Division BC.
Accomplishments include setting up the "Rolf Wagner
Floorcovering Mentoring Apprentices Award - an annual award
recognizing outstanding Journeypersons. Rick continues to contribute his expertise to the construction industry on a daily basis.
Rick is married to Trish with three adult children. He enjoys
Keats Island cabin life, cycling on his road bike, fishing, skiing and a great glass of wine!. A quote Rick lives by..."We
make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give".
Sir W. Churchill.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- November/December 2017

Chair’s Message
Board of Directors
BSIA 80th Anniversary Event Info
Pumpkin Patch Recap
Plumbing and Electrical Seminars a Success
Calendar of Events
The Construction Expo
Education Events
BCFCA Events
President’s Message
BCFCA News
BCFCA Flooring Expo
BCFCA Board Members
NFCA Board Members
“It’s Not Dry Just Because It’s Old”
BSIA Membership Renewal
Ultimate Show Home II
Empowering Employees for Business Success
Home Improvement Industry’s Leading Retailers Honoured at Hardlines Gala
King Marketing Makes Management Changes
Scott Slade joins FVBS
BMCC will Tackle Industry Needs on National Level
Index of Advertisers
BSIA Affinity Partner Program
President’s Message: Last Word
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BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- November/December 2017 - Chair’s Message
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- November/December 2017 - Board of Directors
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- November/December 2017 - Plumbing and Electrical Seminars a Success
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- November/December 2017 - Education Events
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- November/December 2017 - President’s Message
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- November/December 2017 - BCFCA News
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- November/December 2017 - BCFCA Flooring Expo
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BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- November/December 2017 - BCFCA Board Members
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- November/December 2017 - NFCA Board Members
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- November/December 2017 - “It’s Not Dry Just Because It’s Old”
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BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- November/December 2017 - BSIA Membership Renewal
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- November/December 2017 - Ultimate Show Home II
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- November/December 2017 - Empowering Employees for Business Success
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- November/December 2017 - Home Improvement Industry’s Leading Retailers Honoured at Hardlines Gala
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- November/December 2017 - Scott Slade joins FVBS
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- November/December 2017 - BMCC will Tackle Industry Needs on National Level
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- November/December 2017 - BSIA Affinity Partner Program
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION- November/December 2017 - President’s Message: Last Word
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