Staff Profiles

Territorial is a spirited company with over 140 skilled employees and the ability to expand quickly based on projected construction volume increase.

Every project is assigned a team with extensive experience & knowledge. Team members are chosen to ensure that skill sets and talents are complementary and that the team is resourceful and versatile. Territorial’s flat organizational structure ensures quick and easy access to key decision-makers.

The profiles below introduce you to Territorial’s operations team.                                                                                                                           

 

Lee Broadbent – VP, Constructionlee@territorial-electric.com

 

Territorial Electric is Lee’s first and only employer in the electrical contracting field. He started as an apprentice in 1987 and been with Territorial ever since. In that time, Lee has become a certified Master Electrician and has been a successful Site Superintendent on some of Territorial’s large, more complex projects.

Lee recently started the latest phase of his career as a Project Manager. He is excited about the opportunity to learn new skills and apply his extensive field experience to the successful estimation and management of upcoming projects.

To relax, Lee spends time with his wife Denise and their three young daughters on their acreage. He plays hockey in the winter and semi-competitive slo-pitch in the summer. Other passions include camping, landscaping, home renovation, architecture, design, and sketching.

 

Pat Logan – VP, Projectspat@territorial-electric.com

 

Shortly after joining Territorial Electric in 2004. Pat worked his way up to lead hand on site. He quickly became known for his attention to detail, his artistic eye and quality of work.  

In 2006, Pat officially took on his first Superintendent role looking after Sysco Foods VMF, and moved on to other larger projects including Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre, City of Edmonton Centennial Bus Garage, University of Alberta – Medical Isotope and Cyclotron Facility, Gilead Laboratory's, etc. Pat's ability to coordinate with other trades as well as his mentorship on site allowed these projects to be completed with huge success, and he became well known within the industry.  

In 2016, Pat transitioned into the Project Manager role. Pat contributes his success to his ability to remain focused on his vision for Territorial Electric; to continue as an industry leader with top notch employees and workmanship that is not only cost effective but of high quality.

Pat’s time away from work is spent for the most part with his wife and their two boys. The family is currently at a point where kid’s sports takes up a majority of their efforts travelling from arena to arena or diamond to diamond. Outside of that the family loves to hang on the lake, quad, camp, travel and spend time with good friends. Pat is still active in hockey and golf’s as much as possible in the summers months.

 

 

Dan Massey – Service Project Managerdan@territorial-electric.com

 

Dan joined Territorial Electric in October of 1981 as a second year apprentice. He worked in the service department and finished his apprenticeship while with Territorial. He eventually went on to become Site Foreman for some of Territorial's larger projects.

In July 2012, Dan transitioned from the field to become the newest member of the office family. Dan attributes his success to his extensive experience in the trade. 

In his free time, Dan loves to go for a ride on his motorcycle. He takes a week off every year to participate in a motorcycle trip down to the States. Dan also enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.

 

 

Justin Kowalevsky – Estimatorjustin@territorial-electric.com

 

Justin got his start in the electrical trade in 2007 with Territorial Electric and has wasted no time establishing a foothold in the company and electrical industry.  After 8 years in the field, taking on roles as lead hand and superintendent, Justin has made the move to Junior Estimator.

His experience as an electrician and his in-depth knowledge of technology has been a conduit for bridging gaps both in the field and in the office.  In 2012, Justin won the Merit Construction Employee of the Year Award largely in part of his technological contributions to Territorial Electric.  In an industry that is constantly changing and improving, Justin helps round out the already extensive skills of the estimating team.

Justin enjoys spending time with his two children when he and his wife are not playing music around the city with their corporate party band “Five on the Side.”  Justin is also actively involved in woodworking, computers and technology, as well as helping others with home renovations and electrical work.  

 

 

Ernie Borlain – Estimatorernie@territorial-electric.com

 

Ernie started as an Estimator in August 2014. With over 25 years of work experience in the Electrical trade, Ernie is finding success in his role here with Territorial.

Ernie has experience in managing in the field which he believes helps him in his estimating role.

In his free time, Ernie like watching sports and spending time with his family.

 

 

Daisy Gao – Accountantaccounting@territorial-electric.com

 

Joining the team in June 2013, Daisy brings a wealth of knowledge to the table as Territorial's accountant. With over 5 years of full cycle accounting experience, she manages and coordinates all activities of the accounting functions while working with the project managers on the progress billing of contracts and change orders.

Daisy has a Bachelor of Management from Tianjin Polytechnic University and Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting from NAIT. She holds her CPA and CGA Designations and is an active member of the Canadian Chartered Professional Accountants Association. 

When not at work, Daisy enjoys spending time with her friends. She is an avid Lakers fan and works as a make up artist part time. 

 

 

 

Nora Gerhardt – Administrative Assistant, Document Controlngerhardt@territorial-electric.com

 

Nora has been employed with Territorial Electric since 2006 and serves as our "Director of First Impressions" at the front desk. Providing support to the office, she will likely be the friendly voice you hear on the other end of the phone when you call in.

Nora has become Territorial's O&M Manual Specialist, having completed more than 90 manuals since starting with the company. She has been very successful in her role due to her time management skills and warm personality. 

In her spare time Nora enjoys spending time with her family and watching her kids play Volleyball and Hockey . She is an avid hockey fan and loves to watch the Edmonton Oilers!

 

 

Terri-Lynn Witts – Human Resources / Health and Safety Advisortlwitts@territorial-electric.com

 

Terri-Lynn started with Territorial Electric as an apprentice electrician back in 2004. After graduating from the University of Lethbridge with a Bachelor of Management Degree in 2010, she returned to Territorial to work in the office, where she now looks after the Human Resources department. In March 2015, Terri-Lynn gained her CHRP Designation from the Human Resources Institute of Alberta, of which she is an active member. 

Terri-Lynn attributes her success in the office to her past experience in the trade and understanding the industry from the bottom line. At any given time, she can name off the company employee list and takes pride in getting to know all the employees.

In her free time, Terri-Lynn enjoys reading, watching movies, and likes spending time at the lake with her friends and family. She loves playing slo-pitch in summer and watching her Oilers in the winter.