Recipients of the 2015 APEGBC President's Awards and Project Awards

Posted on October 26, 2015

VANCOUVER—The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC) honoured its 2015 President’s and Project Awards recipients in Kelowna, BC, on October 16–17, 2015. Seven outstanding individuals and two exemplary projects were recognized by the association at its Annual Conference.

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

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. Duncan Wyllie, P.Eng. Vancouver, BC
C. J. Westerman Memorial Award Garth Kirkham, P.Geo. Burnaby, BC
Meritorious Achievement Award Meiric Preece, P.Eng. Delta, BC
Meritorious Achievement Award Dr. Dan Moore, P.Geo. Vancouver, BC
D. C. Lambert Professional Service Award Ken Putt, P.Eng., FEC Sooke, BC
Teaching Award for Excellence in Engineering and Geoscience Education Dr. Perry Adebar, P.Eng. Vancouver, BC
Young Professional Award Selena Wilson, P.Eng. Prince Rupert, BC

APEGBC’s Sustainability Award recognizes a project that demonstrates a commitment to, and understanding of the concept of sustainability. The Environmental Award recognizes the role of professional engineers and geoscientists in responsible environmental management.

Sustainability Award Project Company
2015 Sustainability Award Kimberley Sun Mine EcoSmart
2015 Environmental Award Harvest Energy Garden Project Opus DaytonKnight Consultants Ltd.

Founded in 1920, APEGBC is the regulatory and licensing body for the professions of engineering and geoscience and is charged with protecting the public interest. With over 33,000 members, APEGBC is one of the largest professional associations in BC and maintains high academic, experience, and professional practice standards. APEGBC members deliver real world solutions to meet the technological and social challenges of the 21st century.


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