Central Alberta Branch
Activity Report to Council
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- Since the last Branch Chairs' Meeting,
the Central Alberta APEGGA Branch
has held 3 meetings.
Plant Tours / Events
/ PD Day / Students Outreach:
- In October the branch had a tour of Eagle
Marine in Sylvan Lake. Eagle Marine designs and builds a variety of
aluminum boats for the North American market. The tour was attended
by approximately 30 members.
- Central Alberta APEGGA volunteers responded
to several classroom and career fair requests as well as supporting
the APEGGA display booth at the ATA Science Teachers Conference in Red
- The branch conducted an informal survey
of the Central Alberta membership to gauge interest in graduate level
courses in the area. The survey indicated a high level of interest with
the more popular choices focusing on MBA and Project Management courses.
These results are being shared with Red Deer College. The College will
be exploring the viability of such an initiative.
- The branch balance is approximately $2122.19
as of November 6,2001.
- On Dec
4 the branch will be holding a diner and presentation by Dr. Dave Irvine-Halliday,
P. Eng. and Jenny Irvine-Halliday R. N. . the subject will be " Light
Up the World" and will cover their efforts to bring low cost lighting
to underdeveloped parts of the world.
- The Branch will be hosting the President's
Visit on January 31, 2002.
Respectfully Submitted by,
Blair Boudreau, MBA, P.Eng.
Chair, Central Alberta