Member Announcements – February 15

Announcement Date: 02.15.2024

Member Announcements – February 15


***NEW*** PEGNL welcomes its newly appointed directors, ministerial appointees; Daniel Burke, CPA, CA, and Timothy Crosbie ICD.D. PEGNL would also like to express profound gratitude and sincere thanks to its outgoing director Alex Gibson, MIR, CPHR, for his service and contributions on the board.

***NEW*** Call for Nominations - 2024 PEGNL Board of Directors
The PEGNL Board is responsible for building and shaping policy in relation to the regulation of the professions of engineering and geoscience. This year, we are seeking nominations for three positions on the Board, Chair-Elect (one) and Director (two). These three positions will serve three-year terms.
Nominations are open until March 14.

***NEW*** Leadership Opportunity: Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba Launches Search for Permanent CEO/Registrar. Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba's Council has engaged Lively Consulting to facilitate the recruitment process. Lively Consulting will collaborate closely with the Recruitment Committee and Council to ensure a transparent and efficient selection process. Learn more about this opportunity here. Application deadline, February 29, 2024.

Applications for Engineers Canada’s 2024 scholarships are now open! Each year, Engineers Canada offers scholarships in three categories: undergraduate engineering students, engineers studying at the graduate level in engineering, and engineers studying at the graduate level in an area other than engineering. In total, Engineers Canada awards 14 scholarships totaling $92,000 to engineering students and professional engineers returning to university. The deadline for applications is March 8, 2024 and scholarship recipients will be announced in June. Click here for more information.

Call for volunteers. PEGNL’s Connections East group are looking for additional volunteers. The group formed by volunteer engineers and geoscientists, promote professional development, networking, and social opportunities for the license holders in their district. Volunteers are required to aid the existing opportunities being offered throughout 2024. Please email to express interest in volunteering.

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) Scholarships encourage the study of geophysics and related geosciences in universities around the world. The SEG Scholarship application window is open until March 1, 2024. Thanks to the generosity of its donors, SEG offers a range of different scholarship opportunities. Application guidelines are available at:

Leadership Opportunity: Engineers Canada announces search for a new Chief Executive Officer. For over 80 years, Engineers Canada, in concert with the nation’s 12 engineering regulators, has worked on behalf of the provincial and territorial associations that regulate engineering practice and license the country’s 300,000 members of the engineering profession. Learn more about this opportunity here.

Technical examination registration deadline is February 26, 2024. Obtain further information here.

DiscoverE’s “Engineers Week” returns February 18 to 24. This year’s theme — Welcome to the Future! — is about celebrating today’s achievements and paving the way for a brighter and more diverse future in engineering. To access free resources, you can use to inspire future innovators, such as hands-on engineering activities and lesson plans, information about engineering education, and pathways to a technical careers, visit

Women of STAC Bursary Fund, 2024 Application Period now open.

Awarded each year to select women, the Bursary Fund, provides financial support to enable the pursuit of training, professional development, and/or academic programs for women in the telecommunications field. Deadline to apply is February 26, 2024.

        Courses & Events 

***NEW*** Join econext February 29, 2024, for a one-day seminar for business leaders on ESG (environmental, social, governance) and its growing importance - particularly for organizations engaged in supply chains, working internationally, looking to raise capital, or helping to build ESG capacity in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Instructed by Dr. Tom Cooper, the seminar will focus on ESG related issues for business, exploring tactics and current trends in how ESG is addressed.

Location: econext offices - Suite 201, 235 Water Street.

Cost: Member price - $415 + HST, Non-member price - $555 + HST

To register, please email Ogaga Johnson, Director of Workforce Development, at

***NEW*** WinSETT's Equity in Action: Cultivating Inclusive Workspaces 6 part series designed for leaders who want tools to address institutional inequities and power dynamics begins April 10, 2024. For further information and to register click here.

Dr. Ghasan Doudak is presenting a full-day education workshop on Lateral Design and CLT Shearwalls in three locations this month.

February 26th – St John’s, NL

February 28th – Moncton, NB

February 29th - Halifax, NS

The workshop is geared towards structural engineers that are interested in advancing their Timber Design knowledge. To register please click here.

Geoscientists Canada has purchased a 2-year license extension to Geologize’s critically acclaimed course ‘Practical Geocommunication’. This purchase will provide a further 2 years FREE access (to Dec 31, 2025) to our members. The 10-hr Practical Geocommunication course provides valuable communication tips and strategies for members of both professions. Log on to the member portal, then click Events in the blue bar to find more details and to register for the course.

Join Engineers Canada at the 2024 30 by 30 Conference: Turning Knowledge into Action for Gender Equity in Engineering. This year’s conference consists of a three- hour virtual session on April 24, as well as an in-person event on May 22 in Winnipeg, MB. The virtual session is open to everyone, including equity, diversity, and inclusion champions, engineers, engineering employers, engineering educators, engineering students, and engineering regulators. The session will involve a reflection on the progress made, and opportunities for growth within engineering workplaces. Learn more and register here.

Women in Resource Development Corporation is offering a virtual workshop, Diversity, Inclusion & You, which provides participants with practical and foundational knowledge about diversity and inclusion. Workshops are schedule for February 22 and March 19. For further information please visit


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