Meet Our Outstanding Members: Recipients of the 2014 APEGBC President's and Sustainability Awards

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - October 24, 2014) - The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC) honoured its 2014 President's and Sustainability Awards recipients in Vancouver, BC on October 24 - 25, 2014. Eight outstanding individuals and one exemplary organization received accolades from the association at the APEGBC 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 the community and 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  Paul Willis, P.Eng.  Vancouver, BC
C. J. Westerman Memorial Award  Allan Chapman, P.Geo.  Victoria, BC
Meritorious Achievement Award  Dr. James Olson, P.Eng.  Vancouver, BC
Meritorious Achievement Award  C. David Sellars, P.Eng.  Richmond, BC
D. C. Lambert Professional Service Award  Emily Cheung, P.Eng., FEC  Prince George, BC
Community Service Award  Mike Skene, Eng.L.  Victoria, BC
Teaching Award for Excellence in Engineering and Geoscience Education  Dr. Lesley Shannon, P.Eng.  Vancouver, BC
Young Professional Award  Wesley Narciso, P.Eng.  Burnaby, BC

APEGBC's Sustainability Award recognizes a project that demonstrates a commitment to, and understanding of the concept of sustainability.

Sustainability Award   Project  Company
2014 Sustainability Award  Alexandra District Energy Utility  The City of Richmond

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 29,000 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. 

Contact Information:

Note to Editors/News Directors:
Award citations, photos and additional information can be obtained by contacting:

Melinda Lau
Acting Director, Communications & Stakeholder Engagement
Office: (604) 412-4886
Mobile: (778) 883-4243