TERMS OF REFERENCE
Whereas the branches generally represent the Association in their geographic
areas, they advance APEGGA's mission by assisting Council and Staff to
carry out their responsibilities primarily in the areas of Communications,
Public Affairs and Professional Development.
Branches, by themselves or in conjunction with other APEGGA groups,
focus on two audiences - the public and members. The activities to support
these goals will vary by Branch.
1. Promote science and technology in local schools, as part of APEGGA's
Outreach Program under the direction of APEGGA's Outreach Coordinators.
2. Enhance and promote the image of the professions in their communities,
as part of APEGGA's strategic initiative under the direction of APEGGA's
Communications & Public Affairs Department.
1. Provide information and mentoring to MITs, as part of APEGGA's Mentoring
Program under the direction of the Professional Development Department.
2. Provide opportunities to network with members and the public in order
to assist career development, to problem solve and to understand the
other professions in the Association.
3. Provide local professional development and other programming needs
tailored to the branch members' needs, as part of APEGGA's Professional
Development Program under the direction of the Professional Development
4. Provide a conduit or network through which information can flow between
the membership and Council and vice versa, under the direction of the
Executive Director or designate.
5. Enhance APEGGA's image and value to members and those who should
and could be members, as part of APEGGA's strategic initiative to enhance
the value and relevance of professional membership under the direction
of various departments.
6. Increase member involvement in issues, committees and activities.
III Principal Activities
to the above numbered items, the activities can be summarized as follows:
1. Conducting classroom instruction and experiments, sponsoring and
judging science fairs and math competitions, sponsoring events during
National Engineering Week.
2. Exhibiting at trade fairs, supporting charitable and other community
1. Recruit, train, connect, record, and reward mentors and provide feedback
on the Mentoring program
2. Organize lunch & dinner meetings, PD days and evenings, golf
tournaments, curling bonspiels, 1st year College transfer events and
other social events
3. Lunches, dinners, PD days and evenings
4,5&6. One-on-one discussions, issue forums
to Section 1.5 and 1.6 of the Branch Manual for the constitution and role
of the Executive and the duties of the Chair, Secretary, Treasurer and
Members at Large.