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The PEGG May 1999

Please check the May PEGG on the specified pages for more information on the items listed or link to the stories where indicated.


Annual Conference / 1

The PEGG contains extensive coverage of APEGGA's Annual Conference, held April 21-23 in Calgary. The conference included the Annual General meeting, at which a number of resolutions were considers by members in attendance, as well as the Summit Awards® on April 22 where seven individuals and a project were recognized for professional, technical and community achievement.

President¹s Notebook / 3

In his first President¹s Notebook, APEGGA¹s new President Darrel Danyluk, P.Eng., suggests that our government is not taking full advantage of the brainpower and expertise of APEGGA members.

Council Briefs / 3

Outgoing President, Dan Motyka, P.Eng., presided over a busy Council agenda which included adoption of a student membership category within APEGGA.

APEGGA Appointment / 4

Mark Tokarik, LL.B., P.Eng., has been appointed APEGGA Assistant Director, Registration and Compliance

APEGGA¹s New Council / 4 & 5

Four new Councillors and two new members of the Executive Committee have been elected. Check pages 4 and 5 for these new names and faces and for those continuing to serve on Council.

Letters / 5

Dialogue With Darrel Danyluk/ 6

APEGGA President Darrel Danyluk, P.Eng., responds to questions relating to the Association and the professions.

Presidential Profile / 7

APEGGA¹s new President discusses what got him into his profession and how he remains fascinated by engineering.

World Watch / 7

Summit Winners / 8 & 9

Find out more about this year¹s Summit Award recipients.

Summit Sponsors / 9

APEGGA salutes the organization that supported the 1999 Summit Award Ceremonies.

Practice Standards / 10

Several issues relating to Practice Standards are highlighted. Find out more about *Programmable Logic Controllers, *Environmental Site Assessment, and *Safety Procedures as they relate to structural engineers.

Stamping Practices / 10

The Practice Review Board is inquiring into how the membership is applying policies on professional designations, professional stamps and Permit stamps.

Memorial Scholarships / 11

Two Alberta students are among recent recipients of Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation scholarships.

Preparing for Future Changes / 11

Alberta could be a trail-blazer in the post-industrial era, futurist Ruben Nelson told APEGGA¹s AGM Luncheon.

TigrSoft Roars To Success / 12

Edmonton-based TigrSoft Inc is making planning and scheduling a lot more efficient for many organizations.

Climate Change / 13 & 14

The PEGG continues the second of a three- part series on climate change. In this issue, read about APEGGA members serving on Climate Change Issues Tables.

In the News / 15


Seek Jobs / 16

Engineering and geoscience students face a tighter job market this year.

Technology Upgrading Graduates New Class / 16

The Engineering & Technology Upgrading Program has prepared a new group of immigrants to adjust to the Canadian employment scene.

More on Software Engineering /17

Canadian Council of Professional Engineers President Dan Levert, P.Eng., provides an update on the dispute with Memorial University of Newfoundland over "software engineering".

Nominating Committee / 17

Have Your Say / 19

Registration / 20

Careers / 21

APEGGA Calendar / 22

PEGG These Dates / 23

Kathy Sendall Enjoys 'Hard' Side Of Engineering / 24

The career path of Kathy Sendall, P.Eng., has brought her to a senior technical post within Petro-Canada.

Our Volunteers Get a Cheer

APEGGA volunteers who provide valued service through work on boards, committees, task forces and branch executives are recognized.  See our annual report. 

The Annual Report is available in PDF format. To view the file you will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader software, available free from Adobe. 

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