2022 Council Election Results

Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia’s 2022 Council election opened on September 1 and closed at noon, PDT on September 30, 2022. 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, 14.0% of eligible voters returned ballots.

Ballot Results


Candidate Number of Votes Received Status
Mark Adams, P.Eng. 2,859 (52.1%) Elected, 1-year term
Michelle Mahovlich, P.Geo., P.Eng. 2,628 (47.9%) Not Elected


Candidate Number of Votes Received Status
Karen Ling, P.Eng. 2,593 (24.6%) Elected (Three-year term)
Mark Porter, P.Eng., Struct.Eng. 2,332 (22.1%) Elected (Three-year term)
Mahsoo Naderi-Dasoar, P.Eng. 2,149 (20.4%) Elected (Two-year term to serve out Mark Adams' remaining term)
Jeremy Vincent, P.Geo. 1,857 (17.6%) Not Elected
Julius Pataky, P.Eng. 1,623 (15.4%) Not Elected
Voter Participation - Council Election
Total Eligible Voters 39,774
Ballots Received 5,550
Percentage Received 14.0%

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