Management

JASON McCORMICK, AScT
President

Jason McCormick joined Westwood in 1994, and has brought extensive construction and project management experience to the senior management team. 

Jason’s numerous certifications include a Electrical Interprovincial Journeyman Certification, Field Safety Representative Class A Unrestricted, a diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology, and he holds the Applied Science Technologist (AScT) designation. He is a member of Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of British Columbia (ASTT) and he also serves as a director on the Electrical Contractors Association of British Columbia (ECABC). 

In 2013, Jason became Vice President of Westwood and through his leadership and vision, Westwood successfully diversified into several industries across Western Canada. In early 2018 Jason transitioned into the President role, with a focus on delivering Westwood’s Vision and Mission, remaining an employer of choice in the industry, and continuing to build long-lasting relationships with our valued customers. Jason is driven to ensure Westwood continues to be a leading solutions provider in the industry, while delivering results that positively impact our customers’ operations.


MARK ZAINO, CPA, CA
Vice President, Finance

Mark is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Professional Accountant, and he is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia and Canada. Mark also has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University College of the Caribou. 

At Westwood, Mark is responsible for all accounting, financing and administrative functions as well as human resources. He is passionate about ensuring the viability of the company through effective and cost conscious business processes. 


RON CHAMBERLAND, NCSO
Health, Safety & Environment Manager

Ron brings to Westwood an extensive background in industrial and commercial construction, having worked hands-on in the field as well as in both estimating and management roles. As an NCSO with more than 22 years’ experience in industrial safety and training, Ron is actively involved in all aspects of safety throughout our company.  

He is one of the driving forces behind Westwood’s progressive safety program, and he is an ardent promoter of our corporate objective “Zero in on Safety—For Life!” as we strive to achieve zero injuries and zero incidents throughout our operations. 


DAVE MANSON, ME, PMP, GSC
Project Development Manager

Dave Manson joined the Westwood senior management team in 2015. Dave brings more than 25 years of experience in the industrial electrical sector, both in management and estimating roles. With his proven leadership skills, he is now also managing Westwood’s project development department. 

Dave began his career in Southern Ontario, and has worked on large-scale projects there as well as in Saskatchewan and Alberta, bringing that knowledge and expertise to Westwood. He holds an Electrical Interprovincial Journeyman Certification as well as his Master Electrician License.


CAREY PAINCHAUD
Area Manager – Saskatchewan

Carey Painchaud started with Westwood in 2002 in the wood and paper industry and spent several years working on boiler builds. In 2006, he moved into the oil and gas industry and managed several major Fort McMurray projects including sites at CNRL, Suncor, and Imperial Oil. In 2012, Westwood opened a Saskatchewan office and this turned into be a natural fit for him since he was born and raised there. 

Today, as the Saskatchewan Area Manager, Carey combines his education in management, contract law, his dedication to the safety program and his many years of experience in the industrial electrical construction industry.