Two high-profile APEGGA supporters have been appointed to
national roles, taking effect in May. Dale Miller, P.Eng.,
finishing up his term as past president of the Association,
becomes an Alberta director for the Canadian Council of Professional
Engineers, APEGGA Council decided Feb. 6. And Council appointed
Brenda Wright, P.Geol., the Alberta director for the Canadian
Council of Professional Geoscientists.
Mr. Miller, vice-president, Lethbridge region, with UMA Engineering
Ltd., began volunteering at the branch level in the late 1980s.
He was chair of the Lethbridge branch from 1991 to 1993, and
went on to serve on Council and a number of APEGGA committees.
He was elected first vice-president in 2000, then served as
president in 2001-2002.
A 1974 graduate in civil engineering from the University of
Saskatchewan, Mr. Miller holds professional status in Saskatchewan,
B.C., Montana, Oregon, Idaho and Washington, as well as in
Ms. Wright, a geologist for Syncrude in Fort McMurray, served
on APEGGA Council from 1999 to 2002, after about six years
of branch work including a term as chair. She served on the
APEGGA Council Nominating Committee in 1997 and 1998, and
has also been an Outreach volunteer.
Ms. Wright graduated from the University of Calgary in 1981
with a bachelor of science degree in geology and is a member
of a number of industry and other organizations, including
the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum,
the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, the American
Association of Petroleum Geologists, and the Association of
Women in Engineering and Science.