May, 2000

APEGGA 2000 Summit Award Winners



J.A. (Tony) Howard, P.Eng.


Tony Howard was born in Montreal and graduated from McGill University in 1964 with a B.Sc. in engineering, and obtained his MBA in 1966 from Stanford University.

His career started with Montreal Engineering in 1966, where he worked as a junior engineer and finally site commissioning engineer on a thermal power facility for the Saskatchewan Power Corporation. He was seconded for two years to the Corporate Planning Branch of the Federal Ministry of Transport in Ottawa. His experience also includes several aviation and agricultural projects in Jamaica, Colombia and Afghanistan. He transferred to TransAlta Utilities in 1982 and eventually became director of marketing and vice-president of energy supply systems for TransAlta Energy Systems, a TransAlta Utilities subsidiary. He transferred in late 1990 to Monenco AGRA, where he was responsible for marketing and business development for the firm in the power and process lines of business. Mr. Howard joined Stantec Consulting in 1997 and is manager, industrial, in Stantec’s Calgary office.

Mr. Howard served on APEGGA’s Convention Planning Committee from 1981 to1985, and as a councillor from 1987 to1990. He continued his activities as a member of the Enforcement Review Committee from 1988 to 1992, the Executive Committee from 1992 to 1994, Self-Governance Coordinating Committee and as first vice-president in 1992-93. Mr. Howard assumed the APEGGA presidency in 1993-94, and has since served on the Nominating Committee. Currently, he is a director of The APEGGA Education Foundation and an alternate warden of Camp 18 of the Corporation of Seven Wardens.






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