Discipline Hearings & Notices

Engineers and Geoscientists BC publishes all citations for discipline hearings, discipline decisions and penalties, and any consent agreements made through voluntary resolution in accordance with part 11 of the Bylaws.

Contact information for queries on discipline matters:

For questions regarding discipline matters, attending a discipline hearing, the effect of penalties, or information on past discipline cases, please contact Alexandra Lakirovich, Discipline Coordinator, at [email protected], 604.558.6650 or toll-free 1.888.430.8035 ext. 6650, or at [email protected].

Below is information regarding:

Upcoming Discipline Hearings

Hearings are open to the public. If you are interested in attending a discipline hearing, please contact us in advance to confirm the time and location of the hearing.

The citations published below contain unproven allegations against a professional engineer or professional geoscientist that will be considered at a discipline hearing.

Date Name
February 13–16, 2023 Sofya Frey, P.Eng.
April 17–21, 2023 Zhao Guan, P.Eng.
May 8–17, 2023 Theodore (Ted) Sorensen, P.Eng.
Written proceeding Seyed Nima Razavi Zadeh, EIT

Completed Disciplinary Hearings – Waiting for Decision

The hearings listed below have been concluded. The Discipline Hearing Panel is currently deliberating before finalizing its formal decision.

Hearing Date(s) Name
April 4–8, July 18–22, 2022 Peter Kovacik, P.Eng.
October 17–18, 2022 Bruce Gernon

Disciplinary orders

The disciplinary orders published below include discipline decisions and penalties from discipline hearings as well as any consent agreements made through voluntary resolution in place of a formal discipline hearing. Redactions may be applied to disciplinary orders pursuant to part 11 of the Bylaws.  

Summaries of all discipline cases can be found in Innovation magazine and the News section on our website.  

Penalties, such as practice restrictions, suspension and cancellations are identified in the registrant's profile in the public Registrant Directory

As soon as a registrant has complied with all conditions from the disciplinary order, the disciplinary order is moved to the Archived Disciplinary Orders page. Disciplinary orders that include the cancellation of a registrant remain published below indefinitely.  

Effective Date Name
November 4, 2022 Robert (Roy) Keery, P.Eng.
September 29, 2022 Alireza (Danyal) Bahrami, P.Eng.
1. September 29, 2022 Decision of the Discipline Committee on Penalty and Costs
2. May 2, 2022 Decision of the Discipline Committee
September 9, 2022 Alireza (Danyal) Bahrami, P.Eng.
August 12, 2022 Michael Joseph Christie, P.Eng.
July 28, 2022 Paolo M. Trevisan
June 30, 2022 Bruce Grayson, P.Eng.
June 30, 2022 Bret Hutchinson, P.Eng.
June 9, 2022 Robert John McLeod
May 31, 2022 Deepak Verma
May 19, 2022 Hans Heringa
1. May 19, 2022 Decision of the Discipline Committee on Penalty and Costs
2. May 19, 2022 Decision of the Discipline Committee on the Application to Re-open
3. April 7, 2021 Decision of the Discipline Committee
May 9, 2022 Brian McClure
1. May 9, 2022 Consent Order
2. September 29, 2021 Order of the Investigation Committee on Extraordinary Action
March 28, 2022 Johann G. Duerichen
1. March 28, 2022 Consent Order
2. February 28, 2022 Decision of the Discipline Committee on Extraordinary Action
3. December 16, 2020 Decision of the Discipline Committee on Interim Action
February 15, 2022 Todd Martin
February 9, 2022 Laura Fidel, P.Eng.
1. February 9, 2022 Decision of the Discipline Committee on Penalty and Costs
2. July 12, 2021 Decision of the Discipline Committee
December 9, 2021 Mohamed Swalehe, P.Eng.
1. December 9, 2021: Decision of the Discipline Committee on Penalty
2. October 28, 2021: Decision of the Discipline Committee
September 20, 2021 Peter Schober
  1. September 20, 2021: Decision of the Discipline Committee Costs
  2. April 7, 2021: Decision of the Discipline Committee on Costs
  3. January 18, 2021: Decision of the Discipline Committee
August 17, 2021 Thomas Lynn Trott
June 30, 2021 Chang-Lun Chu, P.Eng. 
April 21, 2021 Edward Nunn, P.Eng.
  1. April 21, 2021: Decision of the Discipline Committee on Penalty and Costs
  2. December 18, 2020: Decision of the Discipline Committee
April 19, 2021 Peter Heidema
April 1, 2021 Stephen Rice, P.Eng. (Resigned)
  1. April 1, 2021: Decision and Order of the Discipline Committee on Penalty and Costs
  2. September 18, 2020: Determination of the Discipline Committee
March 26, 2021 Richard Bartel, P.Eng.
February 2, 2021 Douglas Vanhooren, P.Eng.
January 14, 2021 Heqing (Albert) Jian, P.Eng.
October 19, 2020 Glen MacDonald, P.Geo.
August 18, 2020 Ahmed Raza Syed (File T16-080: Glass guardrails in City of Langford)
  1. August 18, 2020: Decision of the Discipline Committee on Penalty and Costs
  2. May 9, 2020: Decision of the Discipline Committee
August 18, 2020 Reza Ghodousi, P.Eng.
July 24, 2020 Lynn Johnson, P.Eng.
June 18, 2020 Hans Heringa, P.Eng.
1. June 18, 2020: Decision of the Discipline Committee on Penalty and Costs
2. January 3, 2020: Decision of the Discipline Committee
June 19, 2020 Robert Unger
  1. June 19, 2020: Decision of the Discipline Committee on Penalty and Costs
  2. April 28, 2020: Decision of the Discipline Committee
March 23, 2020 Ginger Rogers
  1. March 23, 2020: Decision and Order of the Discipline Committee on Penalty and Costs
  2. December 9, 2019: Determination of the Discipline Committee
October 16, 2019 Vivian Park, P.Geo.
September 16, 2019 David Drover
September 4, 2019 Gerhard Tscheppe
August 17, 2019 Tatiana (Tanya) Levin, P.Eng.
July 31, 2019 Zhanchao Zhao, P.Eng.
June 18, 2019 Ahmed Raza Syed (File T16-038: Engineering services for woodframe buildings in Abbotsford)
  1. June 18, 2019: Decision and Order of the Discipline Committee on Penalty and Costs
  2. February 15, 2019: Determination of the Discipline Committee
May 15, 2019 Edward K. Y. Lim, P.Eng.
  1. May 15, 2019: Decision and Order of the Discipline Committee on Penalty and Costs
  2. March 4, 2019: Determination of the Discipline Committee
March 26, 2019 John Bryson
March 11, 2019 Desmond Sang Ho, P.Eng.
January 18, 2019 James W.E. Halarewicz
  1. January 18, 2019: Determination of the Discipline Committee on Penalty and Costs
  2. October 11, 2018: Determination of the Discipline Committee*
*Warning: This notice contains sexual and graphic language that may offend some readers.
December 23, 2018 Ahmed Raza Syed (File T16-080: Glass guardrails in City of Langford)
Determination on Interim Suspension
November 1, 2018 Elwyn Burch
October 27, 2018 Eric Chrysanthous
  1. October 27, 2018: Decision and Order of the Discipline Committee on Costs
  2. August 16, 2018: Decision and Order of the Discipline Committee on Penalty
  3. March 12, 2018: Determination of the Discipline Committee
May 28, 2018 Bjarne Carlsen
May 24, 2018 Ahmed Raza Syed, P.Eng. (Files T16-038 and T16-080: Failure to comply with requests for complete files)
  1. July 6, 2018: Letter Confirming Lifting of Suspension
  2. May 24, 2018: Decision on Application for Extension of Time
  3. February 5, 2018: Decision and Order of the Discipline Committee on Penalty and Costs
  4. September 18, 2017: Determination of the Discipline Committee
April 19, 2018 Joseph Jean-Marc Bohemier
March 13, 2018 Frank Hup Mui
October 31, 2017 Edward Joe Yam Lee
April 13, 2017 Patrick Anthony Triggs
April 5, 2017 Victor H. Proctor, P.Eng.
April 5, 2017 Pershing J. Balayo
December 22, 2016 Johannes Bluemink, P.Eng.
September 20, 2016 Patrick Anthony Triggs
May 30, 2016 Anthony (Tony) Sze-Tong Yam
December 3, 2015 Peter T. George
November 23, 2015 Ian James Foreman
June 17, 2015 Victor H. Proctor, P.Eng.
May 27, 2015 Elwyn Robert Burch
February 24, 2015 Kevin A. Bromley
January 2, 2015 William John Lund, Grand Forks, BC
October 15, 2014 Richard George Ross Munroe, P.Geo., Vancouver, BC
October 4, 2014 Graham Olney, Vancouver, BC
September 1, 2014 Harbinder S. Bal
July 11, 2014 Vladimir Stuchlik
December 12, 2013 Lorrence Melnechenko
August 30, 2013 Robin Spencer Chapman, P.Eng.
September 5, 2013 James Camsoon Hum, Surrey, BC
November 16, 2012 Richard Bartel, P.Eng.
October 1, 2012 Joseph M. Sarkor, P.Eng., Kelowna, BC
July 16, 2012 Richard O. Visscher, P.Eng., Kelowna, BC
March 23, 2012 Phillip John Read, P.Eng., Pemberton, BC
December 2, 2011 Cleo Faus (Kip) Gaudry, White Rock, BC
June 1, 2011 Robert Weicker, Coquitlam, BC
November 5, 2010 Robert Bruce Cheadle
November 5, 2010 Peter Lo
May 25, 2010 Joseph Bonaventure Thorburn, P.Eng, Bowser, BC
March 30, 2010 Gerald Ortner, P.Geo., Quesnel, BC
February 28, 2010 Yogesh Nathawad
November 22, 2009 Ryan G. Stade, P.Eng, Kamloops, BC
November 9, 2009 T. Lynn Trott, P.Eng., Surrey, BC
October 22, 2009 Jerry Lay, P.Eng., Lake Country, BC
June 20, 2008 Ken Dextras
(Also see Unauthorized Practice)
February 19, 2008 Terry D. Mulvey
November 2, 2007 Ross Morton
August 28, 2007 Frank Stromotich
June 27, 2007 Jamal Asfar
September 29, 2005 Sven E. Hage, Edmonton, AB
May 28, 2003 Richard G. (Rick) Jackson, Kelowna, BC
(Also see Unauthorized Practice)
September 4, 2002 Purushotham Reddy
December 29, 2000 James H. (Jim) Saunders, P.Eng., North Vancouver, BC
January 5, 2000 Philip P. Bolton, Surrey, BC
July 8, 1999 Robert W. Gray, Mission, BC
December 11, 1998 Michael J. Mark, P.Eng., Winnipeg, MB
February 3, 1992 James Mah
April 18, 1986 Paul L. Baker
  Kuldip Randhawa, Surrey, BC
  Alfred Webster Trask, Chilliwack, BC
  Randy Hartford
(Also see Unauthorized Actions)
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