Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC

Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC

October 16, 2009 12:00 ET

Meet Our Outstanding Members: Recipients of the 2009 APEGBC President’s and Project Awards

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 16, 2009) - The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC) will be honouring its 2009 President's and Project Awards Recipients in Victoria on October 16, 2009. Eight outstanding members and three exemplary organizations will receive accolades from the Association at the President's Awards Gala at the Victoria Conference Centre.

This year's President's Awards recipients come from across the province and have truly made a difference in their respective professions, careers or communities. They are being honoured for solid professional careers, outstanding service to the community and to professional associations or learned societies, distinctive achievements in their professional fields, and excellence in teaching.

The winners, their respective awards and city of residence are listed below:

President's AwardNameCity
R. A. McLachlan Memorial AwardDavid Harvey, P.Eng., Struct. Eng.Richmond, BC
C. J. Westerman Memorial AwardDr. Lionel Jackson, P.Geo.Coquitlam, BC
Meritorious Achievement AwardGarry Stevenson, P.Eng./P.Geo.Coquitlam, BC
Special RecognitionDaniel Lambert, P.Eng.Langley, BC
D. C. Lambert Professional Service AwardMike Currie, P.Eng.Burnaby, BC
Community Service AwardDavid McWalter, P.EngPrince George, BC
Teaching AwardDr. David Pulfrey, P.Eng.Vancouver, BC
Young Professional AwardJoyce Chang, P.Eng.Vancouver, BC

APEGBC's Environment Awards recognize the role of professional engineers and geoscientists in responsible environmental management. The Sustainability Award recognizes a project that demonstrates a commitment to, and understanding of, the concept of sustainability and/or has applied one or more of APEGBC's Sustainability Guidelines.

The winners, their respective awards and project titles are listed below:

Project AwardsCompanyProject
Sustainability AwardAssociated EngineeringClean Energy from Biosolids for Metro Vancouver
Environment Award, Concept and AssessmentDayton & Knight Ltd.The Eagle Lake Membrane Filtration Facility for the District of West Vancouver
Environment Award, Design, Construction and Monitoring PhaseUrban SystemsThe Development of the Sewage Treatment Plant Upgrading Concept for the City of Kamloops

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 26,000 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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Contact Information

  • APEGBC
    Megan Archibald
    Acting Associate Director, Member Services & Communications
    (604) 412- 4883 or Mobile: (604) 839-1595
    marchibald@apeg.bc.ca