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2018 APEGA Council Election

Each year, an APEGA Council election is held. Voting is conduct online over 30 days in early spring so that all Members have an equal opportunity to take part and have their voices heard.

Councillors serve three-year terms that begin on the day of the Annual General Meeting in the year in which they were elected.

The candidate who receives the highest number of votes for President-Elect/Vice-President becomes the President-Elect for one year. This person automatically becomes the President the following year and the Past-President the year after that. The candidate who receives the second-highest number of votes becomes the Vice-President for one year.

2018-2019 Council, effective April 20, 2018

Thank you to all Members who voted in the 2017 APEGA Election. 15.1% of eligible Members cast votes for President-Elect, Vice-President, and 6 Councillors.

Position Name Term Expires
President Nima Dorjee, P.Eng., FEC, FGC (Hon.) 2019
Past-President Jane Tink, P.Eng., FEC, FGC (Hon.) 2019
President-Elect George Eynon, P.Geo., FGC, FEC (Hon.) 2019
Vice-President Timothy Joseph, P.Eng, PhD, FCIM 2019
Councillors Natasha Avila, P.Eng.
Brad Hayes, P.Geol., PhD, FGC, FEC (Hon.)
Manon Plante, P.Eng., MDS, CD1
Jason Vanderzwaag, P.Eng.
  Darren Hardy, P.Eng.
RaeAnne Leach, P.Eng.
Bob Rundle, P.Eng., PMP
Emily Zhang, P.Eng.
  Jennifer Enns, P.Eng.
Tim Hohm, P.Eng.
Walter Kozak, P.Eng.
Claudia Villeneuve, P.Eng., M.Eng.

If you would like to feature the 2018 APEGA Council in your publication, you may want to download the high-resolution headshots of our councillors (ZIP, 43MB).


Voting in the Election

You can vote in the APEGA Election if you are a Member in good standing with an eligible membership type at the time of the election.

A Member in good standing has:

  • no outstanding financial obligations to APEGA
  • no current APEGA-imposed sanctions or suspensions
  • no outstanding CPD hours
APEGA's 2018 Council Election runs from February 16 to March 19, 2018

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Eligible to Vote

  • Honorary Life Member
  • Life Member
  • Professional Member (P.Eng., P.Geo., P.Geol., P.Geoph.)
  • Professional Licensee (P.L.)

Ineligible to Vote

  • Applicant
  • Exam Candidate or Student
  • Honorary Member
  • Licensee
  • Member-in-Training (Engineer-in-Training or Geoscientist-in-Training)
  • Provisional Licensee

Nomination and Running for Council

APEGA Council is made up of Members, elected by APEGA Members, who are leaders in academia, business, and industry with proven experience in strategic thinking.

To run for Council, you must be a Member in good standing with an eligible membership type and able to commit to the duties of a councillor  and a three-year term. Candidates can be selected by the Nominating Committee or be self-nominated.

Read about running for APEGA's Council