Notes From APEGS Council
he APEGS Council met February 7 - 8, 2019 in Regina. Eighteen of 19 Councillors were present. Ria Clark, Administrative Assistant with APEGS attended as a guest. Council will meet next April 4 - 5, 2019 in Saskatoon.
Council received the following presentations and information items:
The Executive Director and Registrar lead discussion on the Association’s historic cash flows. Background information provided historical cash flows, and both budget deficits and surpluses were reviewed from the years 1985 to 2017. The session provided insight on how the model is used in setting fee increases.
Activity updates were provided from the constituent society liaisons, the ACEC-SK liaison, the 30 by 30 Task Group liaison and the Sponsorship Task Group liaison.
The Executive Director and Registrar provided council with an update on staffing.
The President-Elect provided an update on the Dream Big communications initiative, to be launched during Engineering and Geoscience Week in Saskatchewan.
The Executive Director and Registrar provided a presentation on the importance of maintaining the privilege of self-regulation. The presentation reinforced the importance of regulating within the Association’s objects and the public interest.
The Director of Special projects updated council on the new member database. The update noted the significant staff time devoted to the project.
The APEGS Directors to Engineers Canada and
Geoscientists Canada reported on the activities at the national organizations.
Council passed motions as follows:
Appointing Rick Kullman, P.Eng., FEC, FGC (Hon.) as the APEGS representative on the University of Regina Senate for a three year term.
Approving The Guideline on Assessing Highly Qualified Geoscientists-In-Training.
Approving the updated professional practice exam policy, Policy PPE2.0.
Appointing Ryan MacGillivray, P.Eng. as the Chair of the
Professional Practice Exam Committee for a two year term, Rick Kullman, P.Eng. FEC, FGC (Hon.) as the Chair of the License Admissions Committee for a two year term and Sebastian Walrond, P.Eng. as the Chair of the Continuing Professional Development Compliance Committee for a two-year term.
Approving Life Membership for the following members:
Albion, Stuart T., P.Eng.
Bellows, Derrick E., P.Eng., FEC
Berglof, Bruce K., P.Eng.
Bialek, Rene F., P.Eng.
Bonner, Kevin R., P.Eng.
Boyko, Alexander J., P.Eng.
Callahan, Gordon E., P.Eng.
Carriere, Roger G., P.Eng.
Churko, Bernard M., P.Eng.
Crossley, N. Graeme, P.Eng.
Croteau, Denis R., P.Eng.
Cruz, Godofredo G., P.Eng.
Downes, Kieran M.J., P.Geo.
Driedger, Henry D., P.Eng.
Eichendorf, Roy E., P.Eng.
Fussell, Joh B., P.Eng.
Gould, Charles I., P.Eng.
Hanson, Keith J., P.Eng.v Helfrich, Jerome M., P.Eng., FEC
Henderson, George T., P.Eng.
Hundeby, David R., P.Eng.
Johnson, Russell F., P.Eng.
Kent, Sukhdeep, P.Eng.
Kullman, Rick, P.Eng., FEC, FGC(Hon)
Leckie, Dale A., P.Geo.
Leedham, Glenn E., P.Eng.
Leetmaa, Mart, P.Eng.
Lefebvre, Ronald R., P.Eng.
MacDonald, Colin C., P.Eng.
McKay, Donald G., P.Eng.
McKee, Wilfred C., P.Eng.
Mepham, Michael P., P.Eng.
Miller, Dennis J., Engineering Licensee
Miller, John A.G., P.Eng.
Nagel, Dennis D., P.Eng.
Omoth, Walter C., P.Eng.
Page, Charles E., P.Geo.
Page, Terry E., P.Eng.
Parker, Robert C., P.Eng.
Partington, Neale E., P.Eng.
Patching, Richard G., P.Eng.
Pelz, Donald T., P.Geo.
Pentland, Raymond S., P.Eng., FEC
Pollock, William L., P.Eng.
Price, David P., P.Geo.
Richards, David R., P.Eng.
Siu, Stephen K-C, P.Eng.
Soveran, Douglas W., P.Eng.
Sparks, Dr. Gordon A., P.Eng.
Spooner, Anthony J.m P.Geo,
Swagor, Nicolas S., P.Geo.
Thoma, Carl H., P.Eng.
Vaderhorst, Richard Hl, P.Eng., P.Geo.
Webster, R. David, P.Eng.
West, Albert F., P.Eng.
Wilhelm, Ralph-Rainer W., P.Eng.v Wong, Jude C-C., P.Eng.
Wright, Lyle M., P.Eng.
Yaremy, Donald J., P.Eng.
Yea, Howard, P.Eng.
Approving policy documents Awards 1.0 and Awards 2.0, which clarify the eligibility of volunteers and staff to be nominated for an APEGS Award or receive a Member Grant.
Directing the Awards Committee to review the award criteria with respect to the residency requirement for APEGS Award recipients.
Appointing Jody Derkach, P.Geo. Chair of the K-12 Committee until July 31, 2019.
Appointing Brian AuCoin, P.Eng. Chair of the Discipline Committee for a two year term.
Approving the revised policy HR5.0 Respectful
Council noted and received the following reports:
Registrar’s reports for December, 2018.
The report on compliance activities for November 1 - December 31, 2018.
The unaudited financial statements for October and November 2018.
Executive Committee minutes, Board minutes and the reports from the committees and task groups, Abridged Investigation Committee minutes and Discipline Committee minutes.