|CCPE Executive Committee
From left, Marie Lemay, P.Eng., Colin Smith, P.Eng., Gordon Sterling, P.Eng.,
Darrel Danyluk, P.Eng., Changal Guay, ing., and Bruce Wornell, P.Eng.
Alberta’s Darrel Danyluk, P.Eng., FCSCE, has been
elected president of the Canadian Council of Professional
Engineers for 2004-2005. During his term, Mr. Danyluk will
lead CCPE, the national organization of the 12 provincial
and territorial associations/ordre that regulate the practice
of engineering in Canada and license the country's more than
160,000 professional engineers.
Mr. Danyluk has served on APEGGA’s executive committee
as both chair and president. During his term as president,
he initiated mutual recognition discussions to facilitate
the mobility of engineers across North America.
As a member on the board of the Association of Consulting
Engineers of Canada, Mr. Danyluk chaired a national steering
committee to determine the human resource needs of the Canadian
consulting engineering industry. He also contributed to the
consulting industry as a member of the board of directors
of the Consulting Engineers of Alberta, and served as its
president in 1991.
As a representative for APEGGA on the CCPE board, Mr. Danyluk
has been active in chairing a national steering committee
for the From Consideration to Integration project. The project
is aimed at improving the processes for international engineering
graduates to obtain their engineering licenses without compromising
public safety or lowering professional standards, and also
to help them find meaningful engineering employment.
Professionally, Mr. Danyluk began his career with Reid Crowther,
a large international engineering consulting company. He
quickly advanced from the position of project engineer to
the company’s chief operating officer and chairman
of the board.
In 2001, he joined the department of civil engineering at
the University of Calgary as a Distinguished Industrial Visitor
and has become the first executive director of the Calgary
Centre of Innovative Technology.
Mr. Danyluk is joined on CCPE's executive committee by: Colin
E. Smith, P.Eng., president-elect, from the Association of
Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia;
Gordon Sterling, P.Eng., past-president from, Professional
Engineers Ontario; Chantal Guay, ing., from l’Ordre
des ingénieurs du Québec; and Bruce Wornell,
P.Eng., from the Association of Professional Engineers of
Mr. Danyluk and the board members will be supported by CCPE
Chief Executive Officer Marie Lemay, P.Eng., and her staff
in the Ottawa office.
Established in 1936, CCPE delivers national programs that
ensure the highest standards of engineering education, professional
qualifications and ethical conduct. CCPE is the voice of
its constituent members in national and international affairs,
and promotes greater understanding of the nature, role and
contribution of engineering to society.