Our Team

SUNWISE PROFESSIONAL TEAM

Sunwise Engineering Ltd. was formed by John Piea in 1981 to provide mechanical engineering consulting services for commercial buildings in Medicine Hat and area.  Sunwise grew to provide both mechanical and electrical engineering consulting in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Northwest Territories.

On January 1, 2006 Kenzie Liefso purchased Sunwise Engineering Ltd., and under his leadership a branch office was opened in April 2014 in Lethbridge, Alberta.

Kenzie continues to lead the company from the corporate headquarters located in Medicine Hat and the branch office in Lethbridge managed by Jonathan Assels.

Kenzie Liefso, P.Eng., LEED AP

President / Project Manager / Lead Professional Engineer

Professional Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, 1998

Memberships & Affiliations:

  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
  • LEED Accredited Professional, Canadian Green Building Council
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

With the Sunwise family since 1998

Jonathan Assels, P.Eng., LEED AP

Project Manager / Mechanical Building Systems Engineer

Professional Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of New Brunswick, 2006

Memberships & Affiliations:

  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Northwest Territories and Nunavut (NAPEG)
  • LEED Accredited Professional, Canadian Green Building Council

With the Sunwise family since 2014

Spencer Torrie, P.Eng.

Project Manager / Mechanical Building Systems Engineer

Professional Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, 2007

Memberships & Affiliations:

  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

With the Sunwise family since 2007

Tenille Camphaug, P. Eng.

Project Manager / Mechanical Building Systems Engineer

Professional Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, 2010

Memberships & Affiliations:

  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)

With the Sunwise family since 2001

Lemie De-Gbon, P.Eng.

Project Manager / Electrical Building Systems Engineer

Professional Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. Electrical Engineering, University of Calgary, 2010
  • B.Sc. Computer Information Systems, DeVry University, 2003

Memberships & Affiliations:

  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
  • National Council on Qualification for the Lighting Professionals (NCQLP)
  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Northwest Territories and Nunavut (NAPEG)

With the Sunwise family since 2014