Mary-Anne Bowcott

Residential and Commercial Plumber

Business Owner

Mary-Anne started Westcom Plumbing and Gas Ltd. in 2015, after 11 years in various roofing, commercial construction, and plumbing firms. In May 2021, she expanded Westcom’s services to include roofing and sheet metal.

Industry Mentor

A firm supporter of tradeswomen, Mary-Anne speaks to women interested in careers in construction whenever she can. She is passionate about providing opportunities for anyone wanting to pursue the trades and hopes to pave the way for others.

Awards and Recognition

An active member in her community, Mary-Anne has garnered several awards across Canada, including the 2019 Canadian Construction Association Person of the Year, the 2018 B.C. Construction Industry Leadership Award, and the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce Trades and Skilled Labour Excellence Award in 2016 and 2018.

Bio

Mary-Anne Bowcott is a residential and commercial plumber, certified gas fitter, and owner of Westcom Plumbing and Gas Ltd. She received the 2016 and 2018 Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce Trades and Skilled Labour Excellence Award and the British Columbia Construction Industry Leadership Award in 2018. She was named Canadian Construction Association’s Person of the Year in 2019. A champion of women in the building trades, Mary-Anne mentors tradeswomen to help promote positive change within the industry. When she’s not running her business or tackling plumbing and roofing projects, you can find her rock climbing, exploring the outdoors, surfing, or crushing a CrossFit workout.

“Determination, perseverance and flushing the term “I can’t” down the toilet, will take you to wherever you want in your career in the trades.”

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