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Members of the Firm


Alton Tangedal, M.Arch., SAA, MRAIC

Alton received his Masters Degree of Architecture from Montana State University in 1985.  Since that time, he has worked in both the public and private sectors, giving him a thorough understanding of all client bases.  Alton is responsible for all components of the corporation’s business from new client development to tender document production and on-site coordination.


Kurt Dietrich, Dipl.AT., Dipl.Arch., SAA, MRAIC

Kurt has worked extensively in the public and private sectors of the construction industry.  He began his professional career in Ottawa, working as a design team member on the Speaker's Chambers on Parliament Hill.  He has worked throughout Saskatchewan on a wide variety of projects during the past 24 years.


Additional Members 

John McGinn, M.Arch., SAA, MAA,AAA, AIBC, MRAIC
John offers a wide range of experience in all facets of the architectural field. John has more than 19 years experience in performing tasks of; chief design architect, principal in charge and managing partner. He lends from a full range of construction delivery method experience including; stipulated price contracts, construction management, 3rd party overview and design build processes.

Sandra Tangedal, Office Manager / Partner
Sandra graduated from the Saskatchewan Technical Institute in 1985 with a diploma in accounting.
  Since that time she has worked for the federal government until starting with the firm full time in 2001. Sandra is responsible for all aspects of the office management, including preparation of project administration documents and contracts and the financial administration of the company.

Tony Muller, Senior Architectural Technologist
Tony graduated from NAIT in 1998 with a diploma in Architectural Technology. He has over 10 years of experience in the architectural field. Tony is an aggressive, results oriented team member. He provides a high level of technical detail and strong coordination skills to each project. Tony provides consultant coordination and control throughout the construction document preparation by establishing a strong organizational framework for the team based on common goals.

Alice Davidson, Architectural Assistant
Alice is a Graduate of Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Interior Design) from the University of Manitoba.  A member of our permanent staff contingent, Alice has previous experience in the production and documentation of building fixtures.  She brings an Interior Design Component to the capabilities of the organization with added skills and interests in the field of furnishings and industrial design.

Melissa Janczyszyn, Intermediate Architectural Technologist
Melissa has worked with Alton Tangedal Architect Ltd. since her first of three work terms starting in the summer of 2004.  She has been engaged since her graduation from SIAST as a full time permanent employee.  She is a valued team member and possesses skill in AutoCAD drawing production and meticulous compliance to office or owner standards as they relate to drawings and AutoCAD files.  Her main role with regard to this contract will be drawing production and information gathering.

Lindsey Schmidt, Junior Architectural Technologist
Lindsey is our newest permanent staff member in the technology section of the firm.  She has experience in graphic development and construction detailing, working in both Alberta and Saskatchewan.  Lindsey's skills will be essential in the development of our technology base and document production.

Julie MacGowan, Intermediate Architectural Technologist
Julie’s main role is to establish and maintain quality control and continuity of drawings and specifications.  She provides the technical knowledge required to successfully complete construction
documents for tendering purposes.  With a broad base of work experience, Julie is be a valued asset to this organization.