Professional Engineers Ontario

Professional Engineers Ontario

April 24, 2013 09:41 ET

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

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 24, 2013) - Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) will introduce its new president and governing council at its 91st Annual General Meeting, and celebrate outstanding dedication to the profession by six volunteers at its Order of Honour Awards Investiture.

Media are cordially invited to attend.

Date: Friday, April 26 to Saturday, April 27, 2013
Location: Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre, 525 Bay St, Toronto, ON
Schedule of events:
Friday, April 26
PEO Order of Honour Awards Gala
6:15 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Dinner
Presentation of President's Award
The Honourable John Gerretsen, LLB, QC
Attorney General of Ontario
Presentation of G. Gordon M. Sterling Engineering Intern Award
Zachary Allen White, EIT
9:00 p.m. Order of Honour Investiture Ceremony
In the Class of Companion:
Philip Maka, P.Eng., FEC (Mississauga Chapter)
In the Class of Officer:
Corneliu Chisu, P.Eng., FEC, MP (Pickering - Scarborough-East) (Scarborough Chapter)
In the Class of Member:
Gheorghe Bacioiu, PhD, P.Eng. (Windsor-Essex Chapter)
Haoxuan Sarah Jin, P.Eng. (York Chapter)
Pappur Shankar, P.Eng. (Mississauga Chapter)
Noubar Takessian, P.Eng., FEC (Willowdale-Thornhill Chapter)
Additional Information on the award recipients is available at
Saturday, April 27
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 91st Annual General Business Meeting
12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. AGM Keynote Luncheon
Guest speaker: Gerry Chaput, P.Eng., Assistant Deputy Minister, Provincial Highways Management Division, Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 485th Meeting of PEO Council


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.

About Professional Engineers Ontario

Through the Professional Engineers Act, PEO governs over 80,000 licence and certificate holders and regulates professional engineering in Ontario to serve and protect the public. 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.

Contact Information

  • For additional information or interviews, please contact:
    Professional Engineers Ontario
    David Smith, Manager, Communications
    Tel: 416-840-1068; 800-339-3716, ext.1068
    Cell: 416-458-4140