Charene Monk, AScT

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Charene Monk, AScT

Building Technologist

  • Classification: Applied Science Technologist
  • Discipline: Building Engineering
  • Current Employer: BlueGreen Architecture Inc
  • Position: Building Technologist - Interior Designer
  • Post Secondary: Thompson Rivers University (previously UCC)
  • High School: Quesnel Secondary School

Career Experience

After recieving my diploma, I uprooted my family and went to design kitchens in Red Deer, Alberta for a year. Then we moved back to Quesnel to help family and I did a some CAD work at the MDF Plant, then spent a year and a half designing engineered floor systems and roof trusses. Now I'm at ProCad Designs in Kamloops, doing small building design and interior design.

Why I Became A Technology Professional

  • I've loved architecture since I was a child. Being artistic and being good at math, physics, and computer technology through high school led me to the college program that I chose.

Career Highlights

  • Kitchen Design - 1 Year
  • CAD Instructor - 6 months
  • Floor and Truss Engineering - 1-1/2 years
  • Building and Interior Design

Professional & Community Activities

  • I would like to do more volunteer work, but am strapped for time between full time employment and raising my children. I do get involved at their school and help with events and fundraising with the Parent Advisory Council.