At its inaugural meeting on November 3, Council appointed Michelle Mahovlich, P.Eng., P.Geo., as Vice President for the 2022/2023 Council year.
Michelle is currently the Director of Engineering and Public Works for the City of Langford, where she has worked for the past 14 years. Michelle was previously the Project Manager that oversaw the remediation of the former cement plant at the 1,500-acre Bamberton site, and then the site’s Development Manager. Her 17 years of private sector work experience included both geotechnical and contaminated sites engineering work.
Michelle holds a Bachelor of Science in geology and a minor in biology from McMaster University, along with a master's degree in geological engineering from the UBC. Michelle most recently served on Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s Investigation Committee as Vice Chairperson and as an executive member of the Municipal Engineers Division.
Michelle spends much of her volunteer time promoting women in STEM and is a strong proponent of ongoing professional development for her work team. Michelle is an experienced volunteer with Engineers and Geoscientists BC and has served on Council for more than 2 years.