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2023 Board Election Results

Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia’s 2023 Board election opened on September 8, 2023 and closed at noon, PDT on October 13, 2023. Voting was conducted by electronic ballot.

The Chief Executive Officer is the Chief Electoral Officer and is responsible for the conduct of the election. The ballot was conducted using systems contracted from Simply Voting Inc., which runs under high-security, TLS 1.2, 256-bit encryption with anti-fraud controls and secure login for eligible voters. This third-party system protects the anonymity of a vote. Election results were only made available to Engineers and Geoscientists BC after the close of the election.

This year, 12.6% of eligible voters returned ballots.

Ballot Results

CandidateNumber of Votes ReceivedStatus
Michelle Mahovlich, P.Eng., P.Geo.3,482 (25.0%)Elected (Three-year term) 
Matthew Salmon, P.Eng.2,894 (20.7%)Elected (Three-year term)
Veronica Knott, P.Eng.2,739 (19.6%)Elected (Three-year term)
Bijan Pourkarimi, P.Eng.2,682 (19.2%)Not Elected
Ivan Rincon, P.Eng.2,152 (15.4%)Not Elected


Voter Participation - Board Election
Total Eligible Voters41,235
Ballots Received5,188
Percentage Received12.6%

Direct any inquiries to: Ros Seibert at [email protected].