Nominations for Board of Directors

The SEABC bylaws require that we have a minimum of five Directors. However, we aim to have at least ten Directors to ensure that we cover the spectrum of Structural Engineering. Unless elected by acclamation, election is by ballot.

There are fourteen nominations for election as Director of SEABC for 2020/2021.

The Directors will be elected at the Annual General Meeting on March 11. The will elect from amongst their numbers a President, a Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer.

Candidates

(Alphabetical by last name)

Perry AdebarPerry Adebar, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of British Columbia, Perry has served as a Director of SEABC for seven years.  If elected, Perry will continue to serve in that capacity.

Robert ourdagesRobert Bourdages, P.Eng., SE, LEED® AP

A Principal with Stantec, Robert is standing for election to the SEABC Board. If elected, Robert will serve as a Director.

Stanley ChanStanley Chan, P.Eng.

A project structural engineer with Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd., Stanley currently chairs SEABC’s Young Members Group (YMG). He has been involved with the YMG since 2011 and has served as a Director of SEABC for two years.  If elected, Stanley will continue to serve as a Director.

Paul FastPaul Fast, P.Eng., Struct.Eng.

Managing Partner with the firm he founded, Fast + Epp Structural Engineers, Paul has served as a Director of SEABC for tenyears. If elected, Paul will continue to serve in that capacity.

Tejas GoshaliaTejas Goshalia, P.Eng.

A Senior Associate with Stantec, Tejas has served as a Director of SEABC for seven years and currently chairs its Education Committee. If elected, Tejas will continue to serve as a Director.

Adrian GygaxAdrian Gygax, P.Eng, Struct.Eng..

A Principal with with his own firm, Gygax Engineering Associates Ltd., Adrian has served as a Director of SEABC for ten years.  If elected, Adrian will continue to serve as a Director.

David HarveyDavid Harvey, P.Eng., Struct.Eng.

A Principal with Associated Engineering, David was a founding Director of SEABC. David currently chairs the SEABC Communications Committee and is currently serving as President. If elected, David will continue to serve in that capacity.

Cameron KempCameron Kemp, P.Eng., LEED® AP, Past President

A Principal and Chairman of Omicron Canada Inc., Cameron was a founding Director of the SEABC. Having served five years as SEABC President, Cameron is currently Past President, and if elected, will continue to serve in that capacity.

Kitty LeungKitty Leung, P.Eng., Struct.Eng.

A structural engineering principal and manager, working for Vancouver-area firms, Kitty has served as a Director of SEABC for five years.  If elected, Kitty will continue to serve as a Director.

Surinder ParmarSurinder Parmar, P.Eng., PMP

Manager – Portfolio Capital Projects with BC Hydro, Surinder was a founding Director of the SEABC and has served as Secretary/Treasurer since its inception.  If elected, he will continue to serve as a Director.

Kevin RiedererKevin Riederer, P.Eng.

Project Structural Engineer with Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd., Kevin has served as a Director of SEABC for five years and currently chairs the SEABC Technical Committee.  If elected, Kevin will continue to serve as a Director.

Calvin SchmitkeCalvin Schmitke, P.Eng., Struct.Eng.

Director, Structural Engineering of Omicron Canada Inc., Calvin Kevin has served as a Director of SEABC for one year. If elected, Calvin will continue to serve as a Director.

Andrew SeetonAndrew Seeton, P.Eng.

An Associate with Aspect Structural Engineers, Andrew was a founding Director of the SEABC and former chair of its Education Committee.  If elected, Andrew will continue to serve as a Director.

John SherstobitoffJohn Sherstobitoff, M.Sc., P.Eng.

A senior structural engineer specializing in earthquake engineering and a Principal with Ausenco, John has been an SEABC Director for five years. If elected, John will continue to serve as a Director.