January 2019

Vice President’s Visit, Branch AGM, and Induction Ceremony

Organized by the West Kootenay Branch

Status: Advanced registration is now closed. For space availability, please email [email protected] or call John Stephens, P. Eng., West Kootenay Branch Chair at 250.231.7221. Thank you!
Date: Friday, January 11, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM–7:00 PM: Networking and Appetizers
7:00 PM–8:00 PM: Branch AGM, Reports, Election
8:00 PM–8:30 PM: Induction Ceremony
8:30 PM–10:00 PM: Presentation followed by a Mix and Mingle
Location: The Josie Hotel, Base of Red Mountain Resorts, 4306 Red Mountain Rd, Rossland, BC
Presenter: Harlan Kelly, P.Eng.
Vice President, Engineers and Geoscientists BC

Caroline Andrewes, P.Eng., CPA, CMA,
Immediate Past President, Engineers and Geoscientists BC 
Credit: 1 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Members: $25.00  + GST = $26.25

Student Members: $15.00 + GST = $15.75

Appetizers will be served and a cash bar will be open throughout the evening. 
Note: If you have questions, please contact John Stephens, P. Eng., West Kootenay Branch Chair at [email protected] or 250.231.7221. Thank you.
Important Dates: Please register before January 8, 2019, to assist us with predicting our catering needs.
Come join the West Kootenay Branch for our Vice President's Visit and Branch AGM. As part of the evening, we will have networking, a presentation from the Vice President of the association, and a small induction ceremony for new members in our area.

Have questions about Engineers and Geoscientists BC? Want to learn more about what your association is up to and how they’re making an impact on the professions of engineering and geoscience? Join the West Kootenay Branch at their upcoming dinner on January 11, 2019 to learn more. Engineers and Geoscientists BC Vice President, Harlan Kelly, P.Eng., will talk about our role as a regulator.

In addition, we have invited immediate past president, Caroline Andrewes, to discuss the Professional Reliance Review and recent Professional Governance Act. She will review the final report recommendations, and highlight the details of the upcoming changes will be discussed.

As part of the Branch AGM, the Chair will provide reports for the year and plans for the year ahead. The new volunteer branch executive will also be elected and there will be time alloted for new member induction.

About the Presenter

Harlan Kelly, P.Eng., P.E., is a private consultant, previously a Vice President and CEO. with Opus DaytonKnight, and Dayton & Knight respectively. In prior years he worked as a private consultant and as a project engineer with McElhanney as well as the GVRD. Harlan has worked in the environmental engineering discipline for water resources, including wastewater, drainage, irrigation, and drinking water facilities throughout the province and in North America as well as Japan and New Zealand. He has been an adjunct professor and taught at UBC for over 12 years. He served on Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s council preciously for 6 years where he volunteered on several committees. He was also a past Board Member of BCWWA where he served as President. Harlan has a Bachelor’s of Applied Science and Master’s of Engineering from UBC. He has published over 70 papers and received several awards from his peers for his engineering contributions.

Parking and Hotel

Parking is free in the Lower Lot, or $12 for valet parking at the door. Josie Hotel is providing a special room rate if you wish to stay overnight.

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