October 2016

Okanagan Branch AGM

Organized by the APEGBC Okanagan Branch

Status: Advanced registration is closed. Please contact [email protected] for space availability. Thank you.
Date: Thursday, October 6, 2016
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: UBC Okanagan Room ASC 130 Arts and Sciences Building, 3333 University Way, Kelowna, BC
Credit: 1 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Free
Contact: APEGBC Okanagan Branch
Email: [email protected]
Important Dates: Please register by Tuesday, October 4, 2016.
Join the Okanagan Branch for their Annual General Meeting on Thursday, October 6, 2016. This is a great opportunity for members to meet other professionals in the area and to hear about what your Branch has been doing over the past year. For more details about this event please click below.

Schedule for the Evening

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM – Registration and networking
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM – Branch business & announcements
7:15 PM - 7:45 PM – Q&A
7:45 PM - 8:00 PM– Closing 

The AGM will start at 6:00 PM sharp and will cover the following: 
  • Approval of the agenda
  • Introduction of the 2015/2016 Branch Executive and Members-at-Large
  • Review of branch activities over the past year
  • Review of the branch financial statements
  • UBCO Engineering and Geoscience Scholarship Update
  • Okanagan Branch Executive 2016/2017 vote
  • Tentative Schedule for 2016/2017

Proposed 2016/2017 Okanagan Branch Executive

Chair  James Barr, P.Geo. - Kelowna
Vice Chair Keith Recsky, P.Eng. (Civil) - Kelowna
Past Chair Martin Lindquist, P.Eng. (Electrical)
Secretary Dr. Craig Merkl, P. Eng. (Mechanical) - Kelowna
Treasurer Felix Menu, P.Eng. (Mechanical) - Vernon
Member-at-Large, Communications Helene Desrosiers, P.Eng. (Civil) - Kelowna
Member-at-Large Dr. Stephen O'Leary, P.Eng. (Electrical) - Kelowna
Member-at-Large, Event Coordinator Vacant - if interested please see below.

If there are any items which you would like to discuss at the AGM please email them in advance to [email protected] for inclusion in the final agenda for the meeting.

Call for Volunteers

If anyone is interested in running for a formal position with the Branch Executive please email [email protected] as soon as possible along with a brief biography. There are variety of positions available, including a position for an event coordinator and member-at-large. 

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