For Immediate Release
June 7, 1999


Edmonton, Alberta The new president of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA) is Darrel Danyluk, P.Eng. of Calgary. He was sworn into office at the 1999 Annual General Meeting held recently in Calgary.

Established in 1920, APEGGA serves society by regulating, enhancing and providing leadership in the practice of the engineering, geology and geophysics in Alberta. Legislated by the Government of Alberta, the Association registers, sets practice standards, and determines disciplinary action, when necessary, for its members. With 31,500 members, APEGGA is the largest self-governing professional association in Alberta.

Mr. Danyluk is the chief operating officer of Reid Crowther & Partners Ltd. He joined the firm in 1972, after graduating from the University of Manitoba with a B.Sc. in civil engineering, and has worked in its offices in Winnipeg, Red Deer, Edmonton and Calgary. He coordinates Reid Crowther's business activities, and is responsible for corporate relations, strategic planning, market intelligence and the Design-Build/P3 initiative. He is also a member of Reid Crowther's board of directors.

Mr. Danyluk has been an APEGGA member in 1977. He previously held branch executive positions in Red Deer and served on the APEGGA Task Force on Brookes Law and the APEGGA/Alberta Architects Association Joint Board. This past April he completed his term as 1st vice president. He is also active in other professional organizations, including the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering and the Consulting Engineers of Alberta. In Calgary, he has helped to promote engineering careers to young people by fostering partnerships between Reid Crowther and Don Bosco Junior High School and Senator Riley Elementary School.

Note: A list of newly elected APEGGA Council members and those continuing in office is attached for your files.

For more information, contact:

Sherrell Steele
Manager, Public Relations
Phone: (780) 426-3990 or 1-800-661-7020 (toll-free)

Newly Elected APEGGA Executive Committee Members & Councillors

Sue Evison, P.Eng. (Calgary)
1st Vice President
Ms. Evison is a senior geotechnical engineer and manager of business development at Klohn-Crippen Consultants Ltd., a multi-disciplinary firm with offices in Canada, Peru and Australia.

Gordon Williams, P.Geol., PhD (Calgary)
2nd Vice President

Dr. Williams is a consultant in geological computer applications, and former Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology at Mount Royal College in Calgary and professor at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.

Ken Porteous, P.Eng., PhD (Edmonton)

Dr. Porteous is a professor of chemical engineering and associate dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Alberta. He is also responsible for the engineering co-op program and the faculty's student services.

Bill Roggensack, P.Eng., PhD (Edmonton)

Dr. Roggensack is president and principal engineer with Noetic Engineering Inc., a high-technology consulting service in the energy industry.

Ron Tenove, P.Eng. (Edmonton)

Mr. Tenove is a civil engineer. He founded R.S. Tenove Professional Services in 1996 offering strategic marketing, business planning and partnering facilitation services.

Brenda Wright, P.Geol. (Fort McMurray)

Ms. Wright is staff geologist in the mine planning section at Syncrude Canada Ltd. where she provides geological support to the North Mine team and assists with short-term mine plans.

New Public Member of Council
Hugh Planche (Calgary)

Councillors Continuing in Office
Elizabeth Cannon, P.Eng., PhD (Calgary)
Elaine Honsberger, P. Geoph. (Calgary)
Dale Miller, P.Eng. (Lethbridge)
Neil O'Donnell, P.Eng., P.Geol. (Fort McMurray)
Mike Smyth, P.Eng. (Calgary)
Gordon Stewart, P.Eng. (Edmonton)
Bonnie Stowkowy, P.Eng. (Calgary)
Linda Van Gastel, P.Eng. (Calgary)