May 2017

Peace River Branch AGM and Council Visit

Organized by the APEGBC Peace River Branch

Please Note
Please register by May 23, 2017. 
Status: Advanced registration is now closed. For space availability please contact [email protected]
Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre, 11308 Alaska Road, Fort St. John, BC V1J 5T5
Presenter: Kate O'Neill
Public Relations Manager - Site C, BC Hydro

Kathy Tarnai-Lokhorst, P.Eng., FEC
APEGBC Councillor
Credit: 2 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: New Professional Members Price: Free

Guest Price: $40.00 + GST = $42.00
Contact: Mara Buzgar, Member Services Coordinator
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 604.639.8176
Join us for our dinner event on May 25, 2017. This event will include the Peace River Branch's Annual General Meeting and Executive Elections for the upcoming year, a Council update from APEGBC Councillor Kathy Tarnai-Lokhorst. For more details on this event please click below.

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
9:00 PM–Closing


Kathy Tarni-Lokhorst, P.Eng., FEC
Councillor, APEGBC

Kathy_Tarnai_Lokhorst-(1).jpgKathy 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.

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