Award Winning Engineers and Geoscientists Create a Better Future

Posted on November 1, 2018

Eight outstanding individuals and two projects have been honoured by Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia at its Annual Conference in Vancouver, BC from October 19–20, 2018.

This year’s recipients have truly made a difference in their respective professions, careers, or communities. They are being honoured for exceptional professional achievement, outstanding service to the community and to professional associations or learned societies, distinctive accomplishments in their professional fields, and excellence in teaching.

BC’s engineers and geoscientists are explorers and problem solvers who lead the way in public safety, quality, and innovation. They are committed to improving and protecting the health and well-being of the people of this province every day.

The award recipients, their respective award category, and city of residence are listed below:

President’s Award Name City
R.A. McLachlan Memorial Award Dr. Elizabeth Croft, P.Eng., FEC Clayton, Australia
C.J. Westerman Memorial Award Mr. Mike Miles, P.Geo. Victoria, BC
Meritorious Achievement Award Mr. Mike Wei, P.Eng. Victoria, BC
D.C. Lambert Professional Service Award Dr. Sheryl Staub-French, P.Eng. Vancouver, BC
Teaching Award of Excellence Dr. Bradley Buckham, P.Eng. Victoria, BC
Teaching Award of Excellence Mr. David Nelles, P.Geo. Victoria, BC
Community Service Award Mr. David Desrochers, P.Eng. North Vancouver, BC
Young Professional Award Mr. Nathan Ozog, P.Eng. Vancouver, BC

Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s Sustainability Award recognizes a project that demonstrates a commitment to, and understanding of the concept of sustainability, while the Environmental Award recognizes a project that exemplifies exceptional environmental protection or environmental enhancement.

Project Award Project
Sustainability Award UBC Aquatic Centre Project
Submitted by AME Consulting Group Ltd.
Environmental Award Rock Bay Remediation Project
Submitted by SNC-Lavalin
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