Charlene Kroll, Senior Technologist
Charlene is a Certified Architectural Technologist who has over 10 years of architectural experience. She has an understanding of both detailing and design, providing unique insights for project solutions. Her career has been focused on the design and construction document preparation of healthcare buildings, as well as Department of National Defense projects.
In addition to receiving a Building Design CAD Technology Diploma from Red River College in 2003, Charlene continued her education in architectural design through the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada’s Syllabus program, balancing full time employment with academic studies. She is currently working on the design portion of her thesis which explores the best housing solution for homeless youth and how to design, construct and maintain the project affordably.
In December 2014, she accepted a term Instructor position with Red River College to teach 67 students a Project Management course in the Department of Civil Technology. The class was two months behind their academic studies when Charlene stepped in, and in this challenging role, she managed to catch them up and help them excel in their final exams.Currently, she sits on the RRC’s Program Advisory Board for the Building Design program.
Charlene is the Past President of the Architectural and Building Technologists Association of Manitoba (ABTAM) and played an instrumental role in organizing monthly seminars, establishing a new scholarship for Red River College students and developing lifetime membership recognition. In April 2014, she received the Dave Weldon Award for outstanding dedication to the organization.
Charlene is a Community Correspondent for the Herald newspaper and writes monthly articles about the North Kildonan neighborhood. The stories highlight the inspiring work that the people of this neighborhood are doing to strengthen their community.