Canadian Architectural Symposium


Keynote Speaker

9th Annual Saint-Gobain Architectural Symposium

Stefanie Coleman

Stefanie Coleman is Chief Sustainability Officer of Doug Tarry Homes. She started her career in construction in 2005 as a self-employed renovation contractor. Over the years she completed numerous building science training courses and earned a number of certifications including BCIN-House, Certified Energy Advisor, HRAI Residential Air Systems Design Technician, Thermographer, and Radon Measurement and Mitigation. She is currently completing her Master of Environment and Business at the University of Waterloo. Before joining Doug Tarry Homes, she served as Marketing and Business Development Manager for Building Knowledge Canada, a leading building science consulting firm.

Stefanie has been a strong advocate and volunteer for the home building industry and served on numerous committees at the local, provincial and national levels of the association. She served on the Canadian Home Builders’ Association Executive from 2015-2021 and CHBA National President in 2019/2020. She was a founding member of the CHBA Net Zero Council’s Management Committee, served on the Building Code Conservation Advisory Council for the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, and currently sits on a CSA committee and the Standing Committees for Energy Efficiency and Retrofits for the National Building Code. She is the honoured recipient of the EnerQuality Leader of the Year Award for 2019.