October 2019

Okanagan Branch AGM 2019

Status: Advanced registration is closed. Please contact [email protected] for space availability. Thank you.
Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Time: 4:30 PM–7:30 PM
Location: Kelowna Innovation Centre - 460 Doyle Avenue, Kelowna, BC
Parking available at:
- Memorial Parkade
- Library Parkade
- City Hall Lot
Credit: 1.5 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: No Cost
Contact: For more information, please contact [email protected].
Please join us for the Okanagan Branch's Annual General Meeting to hear about what your branch has been doing over the past year, what is coming up, and vote for new board members. This is a free event for all Okanagan Branch members and a great opportunity to meet other local professionals. Please register online using the link below.

Event Sponsors

Thank you to our generous sponsors for the evening:


  • 4:30 PM-5:00 PM: Registration and networking
  • 5:00 PM-6:30 PM: AGM and Presentations
  • 6:30 PM-7:30 PM: Social Networking (food and refreshments)

The AGM will be followed by an informal networking and social event in the Innovation Centre Atrium. Food and refreshments will be provided. The AGM will start at 5:00 PM sharp and cover the following items:

  • Approval of the Agenda
  • Introduction of the past 2018/2019 Branch Executive and Members-at-Large
  • Recap of Branch Activities over the past year
  • Review of the Branch Financial Statements
  • UBCO Engineering and Geoscience Scholarship Update
  • Okanagan Branch Executive 2019/2020 Vote
  • Tentative Schedule for 2019/2020 Activities

Nominated Branch Executive for 2019-2020:

Chair : Hélène Desrosiers, P.Eng. (Structural), Kelowna
Vice Chair: Open Position
Past Chair: James Barr, P.Geo.
Secretary: Craig Merkl, P.Eng., (Mechanical), Kelowna
Treasurer: Felix Menu, P.Eng., (Mechanical), Vernon

Members at Large:

Martin Lindquist, P.Eng., (Electrical), Kelowna
Keith Recsky. P.Eng., (Civil), Kelowna
Stephen O’Leary, P.Eng., (Electrical), Kelowna
Anjuman Shahriar, P.Eng., (Civil), Kelowna
Marie Reid, P.Eng., (Mechanical), Kelowna

UBCO Liaisons:

EESc: Craig Nichol, P.Geo., (Hydrogeology), Kelowna
Engineering: Ahmad Rteil, P.Eng., (Civil), Kelowna


  • To help us predict our catering needs, please register online by Monday, October 7, 2019.
  • This is a free event intended for all Okanagan Branch members in good standing with Engineers and Geoscientists BC.
  • Registration is highly encouraged so we can meet the necessary catering requirements. Drop-ins are welcome space permitting, however, sufficient food and refreshments may not be guaranteed.

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