Nancy Hill wins 2019-2020 presidential term

On March 9, PEO received the official Council elections results revealing Nancy Hill, P.Eng., LLB, FEC, has been elected to the office of president-elect. She will begin her term as PEO president at the 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Toronto, Ontario. Hill served as vice president (elected) in 2017-2018, and will be the seventh woman to be PEO president.

In this election, 13.2 per cent of PEO membership voted. This marks a small downturn in voting from 2017, when 16.3 per cent of PEO licence holders participated.

Marisa Sterling, P.Eng., was elected vice president for the 2018-2019 Council. Sterling has been involved in PEO as a former manager of enforcement and is the elected president of the Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education.

The new Council, including the following newly elected councillors, took office on April 21 at PEO’s AGM in Toronto.

  •        Councillor-at-Large Greg WowchukP.Eng.
  •        Northern Region Councillor Serge Robert, P.Eng.
  •        Eastern Region Councillor Guy Boone, P.Eng.
  •        East Central Region Councillor Keivan TorabiP.Eng.
  •        West Central Region Councillor Lisa MacCumberP.Eng.
  •        Western Region Councillor Gary Houghton, P.Eng.

Agnes Krawczyk, P.Eng., was officially elected to the position of Northern Region councillor but resigned during the election period. Current Northern Region Councillor Dan Preley, P.Eng., also resigned. At PEO Council’s meeting on March 23, Council appointed Serge Robert to fill the vacancy created by Agnes Krawczyk and Ramesh Subramanian, P.Eng., to fill the vacancy created by Dan Preley. These new appointments took effect at the April 21 AGM in accordance with section 26(1) of the Professional Engineers Act.

At the first meeting of the new Council on April 21, Kelly Reid, P.Eng., was appointed to the position of vice president by and from the members of Council, and Michael Chan, P.Eng., and Ishwar Bhatia, P.Eng., were elected as additional members of the Executive Committee.

Find out more about the members of the 2018-2019 council starting on page 23 of this issue.


HOW YOU VOTED

PRESIDENT-ELECT

Nancy Hill……………………………………………………………….. 7021

Faizul Mohee………………………………………………………………… 3470

VICE PRESIDENT

Marisa Sterling…………………………………………………….. 4443

Christian Bellini…………………………………………………………….. 2460

Peter Cushman……………………………………………………………… 1920

Nick Colucci………………………………………………………………….. 1611

COUNCILLOR-AT-LARGE

Gregory Wowchuk………………………………………………………. 2262

Karen Chan…………………………………………………………………… 2158

Leila Notash………………………………………………………………….. 1438

Darla Campbell……………………………………………………………… 1215

Fred Saghezchi……………………………………………………………….. 957

Barna Szabados………………………………………………………………. 781

Solomon Ko……………………………………………………………………. 778

Nick Pfeiffer……………………………………………………………………. 777

EASTERN REGION COUNCILLOR

Guy Boone…………………………………………………………………… 880

Jovica Riznic…………………………………………………………………… 351

Orijit Pandit……………………………………………………………………. 296

EAST CENTRAL REGION COUNCILLOR

Keivan Torabi…………………………………………………………… 946

Greg Merrill……………………………………………………………………. 921

Noubar Takessian……………………………………………………………. 525

Amin Mali………………………………………………………………………. 421

WESTERN REGION COUNCILLOR

Gary Houghton…………………………………………………………. 1300

Edgar Fernandez…………………………………………………………….. 427

Salman Basit……………………………………………………………………. 233

WEST CENTRAL REGION COUNCILLOR

Lisa MacCumber……………………………………………………… 1300

Fahad Rashid………………………………………………………………….. 869

Sohail Naseer………………………………………………………………….. 248

NORTHERN REGION COUNCILLOR

Agnes Krawczyk (resigned)…………………………………. 224

Serge Robert…………………………………………………………………… 132

Ramesh Subramanian…………………………………………………….. 112

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