MCP, MCIP, RPP, LEED AP
Tegan Smith, MCP, RPP, MCIP is the founder of Channel Consulting. She has over 24 years of planning and development experience. Her gifts are listening and connecting people and she prides herself on providing the most talented team in the industry to meet project needs.
Tegan is a respected member of the Vancouver real estate community, advisor in the Canadian Housing Professionals Mentorship Program, former chair of the NAIOP Industrial Land Committee, and active Board member of Lambda Alpha International Vancouver Chapter. She is a nominee for Vancouver Chapter Urban Land Institute’s 2022 Leadership Award.
BBRE, DULE, RI(BC)
Urban Planning Associate
Ashley Bellwood, BBRE, RI is the Urban Planning Associate at Channel Consulting. She is an intellectual with a keen interest in complex development, particularly housing. Her project management style is a result of her distinct technical experience in planning, land economics, land development, engineering servicing, real estate, and business process.
Ashley’s innate talent is her ability to step into unknown territory and quickly master the fine details on any subject. With a passion for problem-solving, her background lends to her capacity to bring forward unique solutions to any complex problem brought her way. She offers a kind and efficient approach to her work, which has allowed her to foster strong relationships across the industry.
Strategic Advisor, Engineering Servicing
Raymond provides strategic input on servicing requirements associated with rezonings, Development Permits, and subdivision applications through Phased Development Agreements and Works and Services Agreements. He is a specialist in Development Cost Charge (DCC) Bylaws, having been the principal author for the Province’s first DCC Best Practices Guide in 1997. His commitment to sustainability is demonstrated in his service as Director with the Sightline Institute and the Partnership for Water Sustainability in BC.
Strategic Communications & Engagement Advisor
Mairi Welman is a career strategic planning and communications professional with over 30 years’ experience across a variety of industries within the private and public sectors. She has brought her insightful and practical approach to working with organizations and clients in the non-profit and private sectors, and has also spent many years working with all four levels of government. Mairi brings a rare breadth of experience, capacity and knowledge to the table and, through Welman Communications, currently provides strategic services on contract for clients seeking assistance with organizational planning, intergovernmental relations, communications, public engagement, & stakeholder strategy, as well as staff and executive training in issues management and media relations.
Maria is a foundational support for Channel’s business development; she maintains customer relationship management (CRM) software by growing and updating contact lists. She is essential in the preparation of corporate tax returns and GST returns, and she is trusted to review and administer payroll. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Commerce degree at the Smith School of Business.
Ashley assists Channel on the development of a strategic marketing plan to support company growth. She is also responsible for content creation for the monthly blog and weekly social media posts, and for performing monthly updates to the company website. Ashley also assists in responding to media inquiries and generating speaking points for speaking engagements. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Commerce degree at the Smith School of Business.