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Committees

Education Committee

Committee Activities

  • Works with schools at the elementary school, high school and university level to further promote the engineering profession.
  • Carry out engineering-related education events to broaden the engineering profession.
  • Attend local career forums to be on hand and answer questions that students interested in entering the engineering profession may have.
  • Liaises with PEO Education Committee and participates in annual PEO Education Conference to promote Province-wide engineering education agenda. 

Chair

Jonathan Velasco, P.Eng

 

Scholarship Offers
 

The Grand River Chapter of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) administers several scholarships. All applications will be considered for all scholarships they are eligible for automatically. However, an individual student may only win one of the scholarships. The details of each scholarship, and their eligibility criteria, are listed below:

1) The Grand River Chapter of PEO is pleased to offer one (1) $1000.00 scholarship funded by Professional Engineers Ontario to a deserving student

  •  in the first year of an engineering program at Conestoga College, the University of Guelph or the University of Waterloo.

2) The Grand River Chapter of PEO is pleased to offer one (1) $1500.00 scholarship funded by Hitachi Construction Truck Manufacturing Ltd. to a deserving student

  •  in the first year of an engineering program at the University of Guelph.

3) The Grand River Chapter of PEO is pleased to offer one (1) $1000.00 scholarship funded by JMP Engineering Inc. to a deserving student

  •  in the first year of an engineering program at Conestoga College, the University of Guelph or the University of Waterloo.

Evaluations will be based upon extracurricular activities, community service, and interest in pursuing a career in engineering as a licensed Professional Engineer. Letters of reference are also welcome.

Applications will be accepted until end of business (5pm) October 31, 2017. Applications received, or applications that remain incomplete, after the deadline will not be eligible for awards. Send the following application form to:


Jonathan Velasco, P.Eng.
PEO Grand River Chapter Scholarship Coordinator
32 Burton Road
Guelph, Ontario
N1H 7Z4

Or e-mail jbvelasco@rogers.com

 

Application Form

Download the 2017 Scholarship Application Form ( PDF )

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Communications Committee

Communication Committee Activities

  • Responsible for all Chapter communications with Grand River Chapter members.
  • Prepares Grand River Chapter newsletter, website and e-mail notifications to be read by Chapter members.
  • Maintains communication between Grand River Chapter board members. 
  • Works with PEO head office to implement new initiatives for communication with Chapter members. 

WANTED People with an interest in writing, communications and websites! Have an idea for the website? Wish to try something out? Are you a student looking to expand your resume? Please contact Ajoa below. 

Chair

Ajoa Mintah, P.Eng.

 

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Events Committee

Committee Activities

  • Plans, organizes and implements technical tours and seminars throughout the year for Chapter members.
  • Proposes new ideas for consideration as a Chapter evens.
  • Organizes monthly Chapter Board meetings.
  • Liaises with Communications Committee on messaging of events. 

Chair

Ammori Ganem-Mohamed, P.Eng.

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Operations Committee

Committee Activities

  • Ensures that Chapter activities are aligned with the PEO’s essential purposes of a chapter.
  • Conveys relevant information from PEO head office to Chapter board members. Also raises any questions or concerns of Chapter members though PEO Regional Council.  
  • Prepares Chapter budget, oversees Chapter finances, and arranges for annual Chapter audit before submission to PEO head office. 
  • Oversees the smooth execution Chapter activities. 

Chair

Erica Lee Garcia, P.Eng.

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Government Liaison Program Committee

Committee Activities

  • Engages local Members of Provincial Parliament in dialogue about issues pertaining to the engineering profession, using messaging from PEO head office.  Also responds to any requests for assistance by MPP’s on government issues pertaining to the profession.
  • Arranges for local MPP participation in Chapter functions when required. 
  • Assists with the implementation of the GLP Academy. 

Chair

Gabriel Tse, P.Eng.

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EIT

Committee Activities

  • Engages Engineers-in-Training (EITs) and students registered in the Student Membership Program (SMP).
  • Arranges EIT and SMP specific events

Chair

Laurel Davis

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