SOURCE: Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC

Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC

June 14, 2017 12:52 ET

BC Technology Professionals Welcome New President

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - June 14, 2017) - The Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC announce the appointment of Trent Reid, CTech, as President. Reid replaces the organization's immediate Past President, Keith Trulson, AScT, EngL. "ASTTBC is excited to build on Trent's leadership, team building and project management experience. He will drive us forward as we pursue our focus on Professional Reliance, collaboration with other organizations and responsive governance," said ASTTBC CEO, John Leech (AScT, CAE).

Trent has dedicated his professional career to advancing his knowledge in the civil engineering field and project management. With over 32 years of municipal engineering experience, he has been a designer and Project Manager for numerous infrastructure projects, including the City of Vancouver's post disaster Dedicated Fire Protection System, construction of Delta's Sungod Recreation Center Expansion, Delta's 80th Street Overpass project and numerous water, sewer, drainage and roadway improvement projects. Educated at BCIT and the University of Victoria, Trent is a certified Civil Technician and has been an active member of the ASTTBC Council since 2009. Trent's role as ASTTBC President will continue until 2019.

"Technology professionals are critical to the growth and development of the BC economy and sustainability of the environment and are fully committed to assuring public health and safety. ASTTBC's over 10,000 engineering and applied science technologists, technicians and technical specialists are qualified, registered and accountable and can be counted on to serve and protect the public interest. The ASTTBC governing Council recognizes that there is a need for improvements and has set a course to enhance members' practice including mandatory continuing professional development and practice assessment reviews," commented Mr. Reid.

Trent is joined by Council Executive: Vice President, Sarah Campden, CTech, RTMgr, Secretary Treasurer, David Sparanese, AScT, CPWI 3, Past President, Keith Trulson, AScT, EngL, ten Council Directors and three Public Representatives.

About ASTTBC...

Established in 1958, the Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of British Columbia is the professional association governing Technology Professionals in many fields of engineering and applied science technology. ASTTBC is focused on serving the public interest through high standards of professional certification and regulation and achieving professional recognition for technologists, technicians and technical specialists. The Association's mission... to serve the public by regulating and supporting Technology Professionals' commitment to a safe, healthy and sustainable society and environment.

For more information, http://www.asttbc.org

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Contact Information

  • FOR MORE INFORMATION

    John Leech, AScT, CAE
    Chief Executive Officer
    Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of British Columbia
    Tel.: 604.230.5827
    Email: jleech@asttbc.org

    Trent Reid, CTech
    President, ASTTBC
    Manager of Operations, Corporation of Delta
    Tel: 604-946-4141
    Email: treid@delta.ca