New Professional Members
Congratulations on being granted professional membership in the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia. As this marks a significant milestone in a member's career, the Peace River Branch would like to formally recognize and honour your achievement. We are offering you a complimentary registration to attend this event, so please use this registration webpage to register and we encourage guests and friends to come and celebrate your achievement.
During the Ceremony, each new professional member will be called to the stage to receive a certificate. At the conclusion of the presentations, all attendees will be invited to stay and mingle with family, friends, and colleagues.
6:00 PM–6:15 PM: Registration and networking
6:15 PM–6:45 PM: Branch business and announcements
6:45 PM–7:30 PM – Buffet dinner
7:30 PM–8:45 PM – Presentations
Kathy Tarni-Lokhorst, P.Eng., FEC
Kathy is the Principal at the Lokhorst Group Ventures Inc. She also teaches mechanical engineering at Camosun College, in Victoria. Ms. Tarnai-Lokhorst has served in the education sector in academic and institutional governance and in the association on Council, on the Mentoring, Governance, Audit Committees as well as at the division and branch level for many years. She is currently the chair of the APEG Foundation.
Ms. Tarnai-Lokhorst received her Bachelor of Applied Science in mechanical engineering from the University of British Columbia, her Masters of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, and is commencing her Doctorate at Royal Roads University in interdisciplinary studies, seeking an educational solution to the gender imbalance currently existing in engineering and geoscience. She is currently serving the second year of her second term on Council.