Committees

The affairs of Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia are managed by Council and the CEO, and are supplemented by standing boards and committees, and ad-hoc committees and task forces which may be established by Council.

Committee Function
Advisory Task Force on Corporate Practice Examines the issue of corporate regulation and delivers recommendations to Council.
ABCFP-Engineers and Geoscientists BC Joint Practice Board Reviews issues common to ABCFP and Engineers and Geoscientists BC and provides recommendations to their respective Councils.
ASTTBC-Engineers and Geoscientists BC Joint Board Reviews issues common to ASTTBC and Engineers and Geoscientists BC and provides recommendations to their respective Councils.
Audit Committee Oversees the association's external audit, financial and risk management affairs and internal controls.
Board of Examiners Evaluates academic qualifications of applicants.
Branches Geographical groups of members that carry on local activities.
Building Codes Committee Reviews matters relating to building regulations in BC.
Building Enclosure Committee Reviews matters relating to building enclosure engineering.
Certified Professional Committee Reviews matters relating to the Certified Professional Program and makes recommendations to AIBC and Engineers and Geoscientists BC.
Climate Change Advisory Group Reviews and provides recommendations to Council on climate change related policies and matters.
Consulting Practice Committee Reviews matters relating to professional aspects of engineering and geoscience consulting.
Continuing Professional Development Committee Reviews matters relating to continuing professional development for members.
Discipline Committee Discipline Panels hold courts of inquiry into conduct of members.
Editorial Board Advises on editorial content and solicits articles for Innovation.
EIT/GIT Online Reviewers  
Elevating Devices Subcommittee Reviews matters relating to elevating devices.
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Division This Division reviews professional issues affecting energy efficiency and renewable energy for engineers and geoscientists.
Engineers and Geoscientists in the Resource Sector Division This Division reviews professional issues affecting geoscientists and engineers working in the resource sector.
Environmental Professionals Division This Division reviews professional issues affecting environmental engineering and environmental geoscience.
Executive Committee As delegated by Council, acts for Council when time dictates.
Geoscience Committee Reviews academic qualifications and experience of applicants for registration.
Governance Committee  
Investigation Committee Investigates complaints against members. Recommends formal hearings as warranted.
Mentoring Committee Assists EITs and GITs in working towards professional registration.
Municipal Engineers Division This Division reviews professional issues affecting municipal engineers.
Nominating Committee  
Organizational Quality Management Committee Reviews matters relating to the OQM Program and provides recommendations to the Professional Practice Committee.
Practice Review Committee Responsible for practice review of members.
Professional Practice Committee Provides advice and recommendations to Council on matters relating to engineering and geoscience professional practice in BC.
Registration Committee Sets and implements the policies of Council regarding the application process and professional licensing with Engineers and Geoscientists BC.
Registration Fairness Panel  
Registration Interviewers  
Registration Process Re-Engineering Task Force  
Science Games Steering Committee  
Seismic Peer Review Committee Provides advice and guidance on seismic retrofit design concepts for buildings.
Seismic Technical Review Board  
Special Task Force on Alternative Admissions/Registration Systems  
Standing Awards Committee Solicits and reviews nominations for association awards and recommends winners to Council.
Structural Qualifications Board Liaises with other committees and keep Council and the engineering community informed of the program progress.
Sustainability Committee Promotes an understanding of the sustainability principles and the benefits of their application in professional practice.
Temporary Works Committee Reviews matters relating to temporary structures.
Value For Money Steering Committee  
Women in Engineering and Geoscience Division This Division reviews professional issues affecting women engineers and geoscientists.