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About Dragonetti Group

Dragonetti Group teaches Public Operations Training across Canada. We consist of a group of dedicated educators with combined expertise across all sections of Public Works. Our cohort of 10 educators is organized and led by Darcy Dragonetti, allowing us to provide flexible scheduling in both virtual and in-person classes. 


Darcy Dragonetti

Darcy enjoys taking time out with family and friends to have a few laughs and appreciate the simple things in life, like doodling, hanging out with grandkids and helping out around the house.

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“Darcy knows how to spice up the class and keep everybody interested on the topic."


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Michelle Heinz

Michelle and her husband Peter have three grown children so, as empty nesters they’re now more able to escape on surfing trips on Vancouver Island to enjoy the wild beauty of British Columbia’s west coast.

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Michael Ippen

Mike's obsession with the LA Rams has cultivated tremendous patience and helped him lower his expectations that a professional sports team can bring lasting happiness.

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Kevin Ramsay

Kevin is a rabid lover of sports along with his many interests, developing property or travelling to hot places to name a few. He can’t resist being under the sun and near the shoreline enjoying good times with family and friends.

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David Kidd

Dave enjoys travelling to tropical destinations and spending time exploring the west coast on his motorcycle or hiking the local mountains. If he's not out adventuring you will find him hanging out at the local arena as an avid fan and General Manager of the port Coquitlam Jr. A Saints lacrosse club.

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Don Degen

Don's passion is music, playing piano and singing in a variety of rock bands over the past number of years. Don has also travelled with his wife extensively, having taken many trips to explore various parts of Europe. Spending time with family, friends, grandkids, golfing and giving back to the industry through teaching also rounds out Don's retirement.

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Ronald Enns

An adventurous life style leads Ron to pursue his many interests including being active as an urban search and rescue volunteer. An innovator and avid outdoorsman, when not hiking in the bush, Ron is likely tinkering, repairing and thinking of better ways to build it

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Michael Firlotte

Michael Firlotte has been providing quality drinking water and managing wastewater in Western Canada for nearly three decades. Over this time, Mike has worked in the field as a certified operator and has become one of British Columbia's well-recognized leaders in the drinking water and wastewater industry. He has also been an accomplished instructor in water and wastewater operations.

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Mike Seymour

Mike Seymour is the owner and principal of MSR Solutions, with nearly 30 years of experience in design and servicing of new developments. Since 1985, he has developed extensive knowledge in innovative sewer and water systems. Mike continues to be involved in the design, implementation, and operation of water and wastewater treatment systems in BC, Alberta, and California.

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Yonatan Yohannes

Yonatan Yohannes has been working in municipal water and wastewater for the last three decades, in numerous operator and managerial positions in Ontario and British Columbia. Throughout his career, Yonatan has had opportunities to commission a few treatment plants and implement innovative solutions to treatment and distribution challenges. He has also been involved in developing and delivering training programs to help operators achieve provincial certification in both the water and wastewater fields, in both Ontario and British Columbia. Currently residing in the lower mainland, Yonatan keeps busy hiking in the forest in his
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