Mr. Allan Kwan has contributed
unselfishly to his community in addition to his professional contributions
and the numerous papers and presentations made to further the engineering
profession. For over ten years, Mr. Kwan has been involved as an
executive of the Edmonton Chinese Community Services Centre serving
as president and vice president from 1999 to now.
He has volunteered his time
as a committee member for the Edmonton Chinese Community Tri-Project
Planning, which sought to build a long-term care facility, a community
services building and a library for their local community.
In addition, Mr. Kwan had
consistently devoted his energies and time to School Councils ,
Alberta Kaiping District Association, Edmonton Jamie Platz YMCA
Centre, Chinese Elders Mansion and Edmonton Chinatown Multicultural
Mr. Kwan is vice-president
of the Edmonton Chinese Community Services Centre that provides
services to immigrants and residents of downtown. The centre also
offers language training, health seminars and recreation.
Mr. Kwan is a founding member
and past director of the Edmonton Chinese Engineers Society, which
provides assistance and advice to engineering students. He is also
a founding member and past director of Centre for Transportation
Engineering and Planning, located at the University of Calgary.
He graduated from the University
of Alberta with a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering. After graduation,
Mr. Kwan was employed as a resident transportation engineer with
Alberta Transportation, Government of Alberta. During his career
with Alberta Transportation, Mr. Kwan assumed increasing management
responsibilities for the design and planning of highway, traffic
and bridge engineering, and material standards and research development.
He is presently the Executive
Director of the Program Management Branch of Alberta Transportation.
Mr. Kwan's professional accomplishments
are best reflected in his receiving the Premier's Award of Excellence:
Gold in 1997 and 1999 and Silver in 2000, as a member of Design
Process Re-engineering, Construct Process Re-engineering and Centre
for Transportation Engineering and Planning projects.
Mr. Kwan had continuously devoted his time to younger people, especially
those within Lynnwood school district, where he had acted as the
president of the Parents' Association.
2001 Robert G.M. Brawn, P.Eng.
2000 D. Irvine-Halliday, P.Eng., PhD
1999 A.D. Rogan, P.Eng.
1998 W. A. Tapuska, P.Eng.
1997 D. Pickersgill, P.Eng.
1996 T. Rozsa, P.Geol.
1995 R. H. David, P.Eng.
1994 R. J. B. McNally, P.Eng.
1993 N. Malychuk, P.Eng.
1992 G. Hodge, P.Eng.
1991 G. J. Berg, P.Eng.
1990 J. S. Moore, P.Eng., J. H. Parker, P.Eng.
1989 Award not presented
1988 E. H. Davis, P.Eng., B. C. Van Hees, P.Eng.
1987 T. E. Randall, P.Eng., B. J. Seaman, P.Eng.
1986 E. J. Crowther, P.Eng., D. E. Mitchell, P.Eng.
1985 B. W. Brooker, P.Eng., W. J. C. Sissons, P.Eng.
1984 N. W. Taylor, P.Eng.
1983 R. H. Carlyle, P.Eng., W. N. Rabey, P.Eng., N. A. Lawrence,
1982 F. W. King, P.Eng., G. C. Walker, P.Eng.
1981 J. F. Hole, P.Eng., D.C. Jones, P.Eng.
1980 H. T. Hargrave, P.Eng., M.P., D. R. B. McArthur, P.Eng.
1979 L. O. Olsen, P.Eng., W. D. Usher, ALS, BCLS, CLS, P.Eng., D.
C. Wharton, P.Eng.
1978 T. W. Chambers, P.Eng., R. N. Dalby, P.Eng., F. A. Kidd, P.Eng.
1977 H. Hole, P.Eng., D. B. Menzies, P.Eng., G. H. Sissons, P.Eng.
1976 J. Setters, P.Eng., W. S. Ziegler, P.Eng.
1975 R. A. Ritter, P.Eng., W. J. Yurko, P.Eng.
1974 J. E. Davis, P.Eng., 1973 H. L. Morrison, P.Eng., A. E. Pallister,
P.Geoph., W. A. B. Saunders, P.Eng.
1972 J. D. Henderson, P.Eng.
1971 J. G. MacGregor, Sr., P.Eng.