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ACEC-BC appoints board, holds people’s choice poll


At its annual meeting in Vancouver on June 7, the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies-BC (ACEC BC) elected Tim Stanley, P.Eng. of Stratice Consulting as its chair for 2016-2017.  (Stratice is a small management consulting firm of which Stanley is the founding principal.)

Tim Stanley.

Tim Stanley.

Ken Wiecke of Amec Foster Wheeler returns in an ex officio capacity as past chair.

Jeannine Martin of COWI is the incoming vice-chair and treasurer. Kevin Savage of Tetra Tech is the incoming designated director.

Besides nine other continuing directors, the association elected two new ones: Maureen Kelly, P.Eng. of Golder Associates and Selena Wilson of McElhanney.

ACEC-BC is also holding a People’s Choice Poll for its 2016 award-winners, asking people to vote online for one of the 34 entered projects. This is the third year that the association has held the poll. Response is good, with more than 1,200 votes cast last year.

The entered projects are also going to be displayed in various venues around Vancouver over the spring and summer. Last year the exhibit of entrants was put on display in 12 different

Jeannine Martin.

Jeannine Martin.

venues, including the Vancouver Convention Centre West, Burnaby, Richmond, Coquitlam, Surrey, and UBC and the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre.

The entries have already been judged by a team of professional jurors and the winners were presented on April 9. The Lieutenant Governor Award of Excellence went to the Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre in Vancouver by Fast + Epp.

To see the 34 projects entered in 2016 and to vote in the poll, click here.