Darrel Danyluk, P.Eng., a past president of
both APEGGA and the Consulting Engineers of Alberta, is next
in line to lead the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers.
Mr. Danyluk became president-elect during the CCPE Annual
General Meeting in Calgary, April 23.
Gordon Sterling, P.Eng., of Toronto assumed the office of
president, with Hollis Cole, P.Eng., of New Brunswick completing
his term and becoming past-president.
Mr. Danyluk was APEGGA president in 1999-2000 and first vice-president
in 1998-1999. A board member of the Consulting Engineers of
Alberta since 1988, he was president of the CEA in 1991. He
was a director of the Association of Consulting Engineers
of Canada from 1994 to 1997, and in 1994 chaired a steering
committee called From Potential to Prosperity, which addressed
human resources needs of the engineering profession.
Mr. Danyluk was elected a fellow of the Canadian Society for
Civil Engineering last year, in recognition of his contributions
The Calgary resident recently retired as chief operating officer
of Reid Crowther and Partners, where he was responsible for
all corporate operations. Reid Crowther is a 700-person, multi-disciplinary
consulting engineering company with offices in Canada and
Mr. Danyluk started with Reid Crowther after graduating in
1972 from the University of Manitoba with a bachelor of science
degree in civil engineering. He worked his way up through
a series of management positions, including branch manager
in Red Deer, manager of the municipal department in Edmonton,
regional manager and vice-president in Edmonton, and several
other vice-presidencies, before becoming COO in 1997.
Currently he's executive director of the Calgary Centre for
Innovative Technology, with the University of Calgary Faculty
of Engineering. Mr. Danyluk is responsible for administration,
management and marketing of the CCIT.
"I am honoured to serve the profession on the CCPE board
on behalf of APEGGA, and I take the responsibility seriously,"
said Mr. Danyluk. "I am a strong believer in the strength
of the engineering profession and the contribution made by
our members to the health, safety and economy of our society
- and of the importance of engineering licensure in that equation.
"I will strive to ensure CCPE upholds our traditions
of quality and excellence, and works closely with all constituent
associations to ensure the public is safeguarded."
Established in 1936, CCPE delivers national programs to help
ensure high standards of engineering education, professional
qualifications and ethical conduct. It's the national voice
of APEGGA and 11 other constituent members, the provincial
and territorial associations/ordre that regulate engineering
in Canada and license more than 160,000 professional engineers.