Professional Engineers Ontario

Professional Engineers Ontario

April 26, 2016 11:54 ET

Engineering Regulator to Introduce New Leadership, Celebrate Achievement at AGM Weekend in Toronto

Carol Layton, Former Deputy Minister, Ministry of Transportation of Ontario, to Be Honoured for Extraordinary Support of the Engineering Profession

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 26, 2016) - During its 94th Annual General Meeting (AGM) weekend, Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) will introduce its new president, George Comrie, M.Eng., P.Eng., CMC, FEC, and governing council, as well as celebrate outstanding leadership and dedication to the profession at its Order of Honour awards gala.

Media are cordially invited to attend these events.

Date: Friday, April 29 to Saturday, April 30, 2016
Location: The Fairmont Royal York, Toronto

Schedule of events:

Friday, April 29
PEO Order of Honour Awards Gala
6:15 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Dinner
President's Award
Carol Layton, former Deputy Minister, Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
G. Gordon M. Sterling Engineering Intern Award
George Crouch, B.E.Sc., EIT, AMCSCE, CAPM
9:00 p.m. Order of Honour Investiture Ceremony
In the Class of Officer:
Paul Charles DiNovo, B.A.Sc., M.B.A., P.Eng., FEC (Oakville Chapter)
Stephen Jack, P.Eng. (East Toronto Chapter)
In the Class of Member:
Raymond S. Hong, P.Eng., FEC (North Bay Chapter)
Angela R. Scott, P.Eng., FEC (Chatham-Kent Chapter)
Syd Van Geel, P.Eng., FEC (London Chapter)
Dennis Woo, Ph.D., P.Eng. (York Chapter)
In the Class of Honorary Member:
Martha Stauch, B.A., M.Ed.

Additional Information on the award recipients is available here.

Saturday, April 29
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 94th Annual General Business Meeting
12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. AGM Keynote Luncheon
Guest speaker:
Jesse Brown
Host and producer, CANADALAND
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 506th Meeting of PEO Council

Order of Honour

The Order of Honour pays tribute to individuals who have rendered conspicuous service to the engineering profession, usually through Professional Engineers Ontario. Recipients have made substantial contributions to the operation of the profession, its professional status, or one of the many specialized functions of the engineering regulator.

President's Award

The President's Award recognizes non-engineers who have shown continuous support of, and made significant contributions to, advancing the engineering profession in Ontario.

G. Gordon M. Sterling Engineering Intern Award

The G. Gordon M. Sterling Engineering Intern Award promotes, encourages and celebrates professional leadership achievements of engineering graduates registered in PEO's Engineering Intern (EIT) program. The award provides funding to help with the out-of-pocket costs associated with the recipient pursuing leadership development activities.

About Professional Engineers Ontario

Under the authority of the Professional Engineers Act, PEO's mission is to regulate and advance the practice of engineering to protect the public interest. Its vision is to be the trusted leader in professional self-regulation. Professional engineering safeguards life, health, property, economic interests, the public welfare and the environment. Professional engineers can be identified by the P.Eng. after their names. Holders of limited licences can be identified by LEL after their names.

Contact Information

  • David Smith, Manager, Communications
    416-840-1068, 800-339-3716, ext.106
    Cell: 416-458-4140
    dsmith@peo.on.ca