An energetic and passionate APEGGA volunteer and supporter,
Bradley Dean Mersereau, P.Eng., passed away unexpectedly over
the summer. Mr. Mersereau, 44, of Calgary, died July 19 while
enjoying a day at the lake.
"Bradley was just a super individual," said Dave
Todd, P.Eng., APEGGA Compliance director. "He was one
of those self-starters, and he was always willing to go and
meet with people in the enforcement area of our regulatory
role. He was able to talk to people, even in sensitive situations.
He was extremely energetic and interested in the affairs of
Mr. Todd added: "I considered him a good friend as well
as a good member. He was a true professional, and proud of
Mr. Mersereau joined the Enforcement Review Committee in 1998.
From 2000 to 2002 he chaired the ERC, moving to past chair
in 2002-2003. The ERC assists Mr. Todd's department in making
sure individuals and companies comply with the reserved title
and reserved practice provisions of the Engineering, Geological
and Geophysical Professions Act.
"He was ready and willing to do his thing for APEGGA,"
said Mr. Todd. Mr. Mersereau had recently become a member-at-large
for the APEGGA Calgary Branch executive, demonstrating that
"he was starting to move into other areas of APEGGA volunteering,
An avid sportsman and outdoorsman, Mr. Mersereau was also
a past grand master of the Masons.
Mr. Mersereau ran his own environmental engineering consulting
company, Dean Engineering Associates Ltd. In 1984 he graduated
in civil engineering from the University of Waterloo. His
career took him to Calgary, Saskatoon, Drummondville and then,
in 1990, back to Calgary.
At his Calgary funeral service on July 25, Mr. Mersereau was
remembered as a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend,
and as a gentle and kind person. He leaves behind his wife
of 21 years, Simone, and two children, Rhys and Seychelle.
He's also survived by his parents, George and Sylvia of Sault
St. Marie; a sister, Tracey McClelland and her family of Sault
St. Marie; two brothers, Blaine and Brent, and their families,
of Calgary; his wife's family; and many aunts, uncles, nieces,
nephews and cousins.
Memorial donations may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke
Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Rd SE, Calgary AB, T2G 3Y6.