Ashok Sehgal Elected President
Of APEGGA Education Foundation
Ashok Sehgal, P.Eng., was elected president
of The APEGGA Education Foundation at its Annual General Meeting in Calgary
on March 13. He replaces Harry Moore, P.Eng., who has served as the foundation's
president since it was formed in 1997 as a registered charitable organization.
The complete Board of Directors consists of: A.K. (Ashok) Sehgal, P.Eng.
(president); D.G.H. (Dennis) Brooks, P.Eng., P.Geoph. (vice-president);
J.D. (James) Hole, P.Eng.; C.L. (Chrys.) Dmytruk, P.Eng.; J.A. (Tony)
Howard, P.Eng.; K.E. (Kathleen) Sendall, P.Eng.; S.C. (Chan) Wirasinghe,
P.Eng., PhD; and J.R. (John) Wood, P.Eng.
Major objectives of the foundation are:
- to encourage and assist education institutions in defining the education
needs of the professions of engineering, geology and geophysics and
in developing and delivering these programs.
- to encourage and assist educational institutions, students, and teachers
by providing financial assistance and/or awards.
- to encourage and assist interaction between industry and educational
institutions at both a corporate and individual level.
- to serve as the professions' vehicle for meeting these objectives
by assembling and managing funds, building endowments, encouraging voluntary
donations and distributing funds.
CUTLINE Ashok Sehgal, P.Eng.