Team Members


Dean Bethune   CEO / Project Manager



Mr. Bethune specializes in Project Management and is the primary project lead for Saulteaux Consulting & Engineering (SCE).  He holds an Accounting and Finance Administration Diploma, a Masters Certificate in Project Management, and has studied the fields of energy efficiency, water treatment, and septic system.  Dean has extensive experience providing technical advice, project management and building inspection services for a wide variety of clients.

Todd Bruyere, P. Eng.   Senior Project Engineer


Mr. Bruyere is the Senior Project Engineer of SCE.  Todd’s duties include providing technical engineering advice, review, inspections, and reporting on all aspects of capital projects for a wide variety of clients.  He has received training in fire protection, occupant safety and accessibility, sanitary sewer and lagoon design, and petroleum equipment for aboveground storage tanks.  Mr. Bruyere is on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Aboriginal Science and Engineering Association (CASEA), a member of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), and a member of the Advisory Council for the Native Access Program for Engineering (NAPE) at Lakehead University.

Cliff Carriere, P. Eng.   Senior Project Engineer


Mr. Carriere is a Professional Engineer and a Senior Project Engineer for SCE. He has extensive experience working for the Government of Canada and a number of consulting firms as a Senior Project Manager, Water and Wastewater Engineer, and Environmental Service Consultant.  Cliff is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (APEG) in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.


Dave Zatulsky   Building Specialist & Project Manager


Mr. Zatulsky forms part of the team at Saulteaux Consulting and Engineering, and provides technical advice, building inspection services, and project management.  He is a trainer for the Sunset Country Chapter of the Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA) and for CMHC-sponsored training programs.  Prior to joining the SCE family, Dave was the Chief Building Official for the Town of Fort Frances.  He is a member of the Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), and trained in Wood Energy Technology Transfer (WETT).

Jennifer Ivey   Architectural & Building Engineering Technologist


Ms. Ivey forms part of the project development team at SCE.  Her responsibilities at SCE include building inspections, preparation of drawings and specifications, contract development, administration, and reporting.  Prior to working for SCE Jennifer was a Building Envelope Specialist and studied contract law in Vancouver, BC, and she holds a Permaculture Design Certificate.

Matthew Smeeth    M.A.A.T.O.   Architectural Technologist


Mr. Smeeth is an Architectural Technologist, whose primary duties involve the development of drawings for various types of construction projects. He specializes in the use of AutoCAD, has a thorough knowledge of the Ontario Building Code, and is a member of the Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario (AATO) and the Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA).

Joe Bruyere    Civil Engineering Technologist


Mr. Bruyere is a Graduate of the Civil Engineering Technology program at Confederation College. He previously worked for SCE on a seasonal basis as a Technical Assistant during the summers of 2012 & 2013. He provides technical knowledge as well as field experience to various projects, has a background in construction and a Construction Techniques Certificate, and is a member of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists.

Nichole Lowey    Technical Assistant


Ms. Lowey is a Technical Assistant with Saulteaux Consulting & Engineering Inc. She has completed a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies with an Environmental Engineering Science Emphasis. Ms. Lowey assists with a variety of projects, including inspections, Asset Condition Reporting, planning, and website development.

Julie Mattson   Office Manager



Ms. Mattson is responsible for contact and works with the SCE team to ensure that the needs of all customers are met. In addition, she is responsible for invoicing, tracking payments, and providing Human Resource support. Overseeing seasonal and current projects for partner Onikaajigan Construction at the New Gold Rainy River Mine site is also on her agenda.