Our Leadership

Our Leadership

Corporate Leadership

Brooks Patterson
Vice President, HSE & Loss Control

Brooks has been with NorLand for more than 17 years where he serves as VP of Health, Safety, Environmental & Loss Control.  He was appointed to the WorkSafeBC Board of Directors as the Health & Safety Representative in 2015 and is a former Chair and current board member of the BC Construction Safety Alliance Board of Directors. Brooks is also Secretary Treasurer of SkillPlan and is a trustee with the Construction Industry Rehabilitation Plan. He holds a Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety from BCIT and is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional. He obtained the Chartered Director designation from The Directors College in May of 2017.

Stan Weismiller
Director, Equipment

Stan joined the company in 2022, bringing with him more than 30 years of expertise in asset management as well as people management. Most recently, Stan has held positions as VP Corporate for Mainland Group of Companies, where he was responsible for Heavy Equipment Fleet Management as well and First Nations Relations. He holds a Bachelor of Science from SFU as well as Gold Seal Certification in Project Management from the Canadian Construction Association.


Kylo Fairclough
Director, IT

Kylo brings over 15 years of experience and expertise in Information Technology to our leadership team. He holds a Masters degree in Information Systems and has a solid record of achievements in spearheading the strategic transformation of information and communication infrastructure, systems, and technology teams to promote the achievement of organizational priorities. Prior to joining NorLand, Kylo served in the role of Information Systems Manager at Restaurants of Jamaica, where his IT leadership led to the modernization of systems to support organizational expansion and enable data-driven insights for transforming business processes. He developed an efficient IT team and instilled a culture of co-creating value for the organization. In his 3.5 years at NorLand, Kylo has been instrumental in developing Norland’s internal IT team, demonstrating his commitment to Helping Build Enduring Communities, Together. With his broad knowledge base and industry insights, Kylo is an asset to the NorLand team.

Sandy Woodhouse
Director, People & Culture

Sandy joined NorLand in May 2021 bringing more than 25 years of experience in all areas of human resources, including HR operations, talent acquisitions, and talent management. Prior to joining, Sandy was an HR leader within complex global companies, predominately in the engineering, procurement, and construction management industry. She is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources and holds a diploma of human resources management from BCIT.

Brad Tangjerd, P. Eng.
Manager, Business Development

Brad has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry.  In spring 2013, he joined NorLand as Business Development Manager, building new business opportunities through key client conversions, marketing and promoting the organization's brands.  Having received his engineering degree from the University of British Columbia, Brad is a Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) and a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC).  Brad previously worked for SNC Lavalin on large Civil Infrastructure projects as an Engineering Manager specializing in Design-Build and Public Private Partnership projects both on the proposal phase and execution.