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2022 Leadership Award Winners

We have finally obtained pictures of all our award winners with their awards, and we are excited to share them with you.


Department of Materials Engineering, The University of British Columbia, Dr. Edouard Asselin, Professor and Dr. Amanda Clifford, Assistant Professor.



Our Executive Director, Steve Reinecke with Joseph Fox, Chair of Indoor Air Quality Advisory Group. 



Our Executive Director, Steve Reinecke with John Tcherkezian, Occupational Health & Safety Manager and Lloyd DelRosario, Executive Director of Yee Hong.



Our Executive Director, Steve Reinecke with Dr. Titus Wong, Infection Prevention and Control Physician from the BC Centre for Disease Control. 



If you know someone passionate about engineered infection prevention technologies and who has made a difference, please contact us, as we are now accepting nominations for the 2023 awards.

Tammy Friederich at 2:59 PM
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March Member Spotlight

CHAIR would like to take a moment each month to recognize the hard work of our members and shine a spotlight on their projects, accomplishments, and contributions to the community. 


This month we would like to take a moment to recognize Dean Waisman from Westech.



Westech is a firm that provides impartial, unannounced independent housekeeping audits and is acutely aware of our independent position. Westech’ s mission is to provide our clients with best-in-class cleaning auditing systems and services to reduce the spread of infection, create safer working and patient environments, and improve staff morale – all while improving the bottom line. The key elements of our cleanliness auditing services are audit standards, certification training, technology, and independent audits.


Dean Waisman is the President of Westech Cleaning Audit Systems and has over 25 years of experience implementing, improving, and inspiring change in facilities across Canada through the Westech Cleaning Audit Systems. Dean is extremely proud that Westech’ s Audit System is being utilized by hospitals, educational facilities and other companies to maintain the highest cleanliness standards in Canada. 


We wanted to sit down and get to know Dean a little bit more and here is what we learned.


Describe yourself in three words: Simple, Playful, Fair


If you could choose one superpower, what would it be? Being able to fly


Who are three people (alive or dead) you would like to have dinner with? 

Wayne Gretzky,  Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Animal from the Muppets.


If you won the lottery, what would you do first? Give away a good chunk to my favorite charity.


What are you most excited about right now? Happy Hour is only one hour away as I write this.

What is the best advice you have ever received? To remember to love and respect the ones you are closest too on a daily basis.

What is the worst advice you have ever received? My grandmother told me to not go in water over my knees.

What is one question you wish people would ask you more? What is your favorite food?


What is one question you wish people would ask you less? Why are you a Canucks fan?  


If you could switch lives with any one person for one day, who would you choose? Elias Pettersson from the Canucks on a game day.


Azadeh Zereshkian is a creative, cheerful, and caring individual with a deep passion for learning, a commitment to sustainability, and a desire to explore the mysteries of time and space.


To learn more about Circuit Edge, please contact Ehsan Foroughi, Head of Product
at 416-966-1747 or [email protected]


Member spotlight is a benefit to being a Member. If you would like to be highlighted contact us.

Tammy Friederich at 11:09 AM
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