Joint Practices Board

The Engineers and Geoscientists in the Resource Sector Division and the Joint Practices Board are intimately linked, with two Board members nominated from the Division, and a member from the Board participating in Division Executive meetings. The mandate of the Joint Practices Board includes the following:

  • Further defining respective roles of engineering professionals, geoscience professionals, and forestry professionals (e.g., registered professional foresters and registered forestry technicians);
  • Resolving differences in opinion regarding responsibilities;
  • Improving advanced educational opportunities for professionals; and
  • Communicating with forest resource employers about the proper utilization of professionals in the forest sector.

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