Vital Management Team

Dean G. Turgeon, R.E.T., LEED® AP, Principal

Dean Turgeon is the President and Founder of Vital Engineering. He brings expertise in mechanical system design and project management in commercial, institutional and industrial projects. Under his management and direction, Vital Engineering has rapidly grown as a mechanical and civil consultant in Alberta. Dean is also active in governance and executive positions in several professional organizations, working to bring commercial and public interests together. He was recently recognized as Technologist of the Year for 2010.


Gordon Hussell, P.L.(Eng.), R.E.T., Senior Mechanical Engineer

Gordon is a Senior Engineer with over 34 years experience in project design and construction administration; seventeen of those years have been in severe climate and remote locations in the Canadian Arctic and Russia. Gordon's roles include Project Engineer, Design Team Leader, Project Manager, Construction Administrator, and Commissioning Authority.


Calvin Vander Leest, P.L.(Eng.), Senior Electrical Engineer

Calvin has 25 years of experience in project design and construction administration. His roles include the production of electrical drawings and specifications and the training and supervision of our junior electrical technologists.