Resource Planning Group Inc. (RPG) was established in 1976 with a focus on pre-design facilities planning in the health care sector. Since that time, our practice has grown and diversified to include lead facilities planning for Health Care, Universities & Colleges, Libraries & Archives, Research Laboratories, Community & Recreation, and Public Safety sectors.
With a central administrative office in Vancouver, RPG Principals and staff are situated across the country including the greater Vancouver area, Greater Toronto Area, Ottawa, and Moncton.
RPG Senior Principals include
Mark Mehrer, Chuck Wertheimer and Andrew MacPherson.
RPG Consulting Principals include
Lin Kepron, Shannon Crowder, and Michael Morris .
Chuck WertheimerSenior Principal
Chuck has specialized in health facility planning, programming and operational reviews for over 36 years. As a Senior Principal, Chuck has advised large teaching and tertiary care hospitals as well as smaller facilities all across Canada. He has helped many clients organize for development and resolve their needs in today’s restricted spatial, financial, and operational circumstances. As well as acute care, he has experience in a number of specialized areas, including pediatric facilities, oncology, long-term care, medical research facilities, and other technically sophisticated areas of the modern hospital. He has completed over 100 master and functional programs for a wide range of hospitals with acute and long-term care services. Chuck holds a Master’s Degree in Health Sciences from the University of Toronto and is a certified member of the Canadian College of Health Service Executives.
Lin KepronConsulting Principal
As a Principal in our Toronto office, Lin has successfully led and contributed to numerous facilities programming and planning projects in the health care planning sector. Her expertise and reputation in programming and planning acute care (teaching and community hospitals), rehabilitation, complex continuing care, and specialized mental health facilities has contributed to RPG’s leading programming endeavours in Ontario, such as the Community Health and Wellness Campus in Markham, Hamilton Health Sciences, the Trillium Health Centre in Etobicoke/Mississauga, in addition to many others across Canada. She continues to provide substantial contribution maintaining the outstanding reputation of our Toronto office team for producing high-quality documentation, through appropriate consultation and thorough, thoughtful planning.
Mark MehrerSenior Principal
Mark focuses on the planning of library, higher education, corrections, and community facilities. As a Senior Principal, his project work has included master planning studies, business cases, utilization studies and detailed functional programming for clients across Canada and in the US states of Utah, Washington, Pennsylvania and New York. Over the course of this work, Mark was a principal author of the university and college space standards developed for the province of British Columbia, and has developed a reputation for quality work, thorough analysis, consensus building, and the ability to provide both detailed and “high level” approximations of facility needs for institutions of all scales.
Andrew MacPhersonSenior Principal
As a Senior Principal in our Toronto office, Andrew adds breadth and depth to our facilities programming and planning projects in the post-secondary education, library, security and health care planning sectors. His growing expertise and reputation is contributing to RPG’s leading programming and pre-design endeavors in eastern Canada including Ryerson University, the University of Guelph and Seneca College in Ontario, and St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia. Andrew contributes to the outstanding reputation of our Toronto office team for producing high-quality documentation, through appropriate consultation and thorough, thoughtful planning.