Volunteer with APEGA


APEGA - K-12 Outreach

External Opportunities

Edmonton’s emPOWER project is looking for APEGA members and non-members with experience in circuit assembly and design, who are comfortable working with the Arduino platform. Volunteers for this project will help refine and assemble the control box assembly for a custom built, low-cost, mobility vehicle for children facing mobility issues. Volunteers will be required to provide their own basic electronics supplies (i.e. soldering iron, multimeter, etc.) and be comfortable following circuit schematics.

 

APEGA’s Outreach Department is seeking passionate volunteers to share their time and expertise to help solve mobility challenges facing children in Alberta.

 

Time Commitment 

Bi-Weekly meetings, as well as outside of meeting work. Total of approximately 20 hours per month.

 

Duties & Expectations

Skills and Qualifications

  • Participate in meetings and contribute expertise
  • Assist in improvement of control box assembly
  • Assemble prototypes to test improved capabilities of system
  • Provide own basic electronics equipment (soldering iron, multimeter, etc.)
  • APEGA Professional Member, M.I.T. or non-member
  • Willingness to share knowledge and expertise
  • Comfortable with electronics assembly including following circuit schematics
  • Passion for improving lives within your community

 

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APEGA - Member Recognition

Honours and Awards Committee

Each year, APEGA's Summit Awards recognizes professional engineers and professional geoscientists who have made outstanding contributions to the professions or to the community. Up to 11 awards are presented each year, chosen from nominations sent in by fellow members, colleagues, students, and the public.

The Association's Honours and Awards Committee seeks new volunteers to participate in a dynamic opportunity. This board is an integral part of the Summit Awards and is responsible for carefully evaluating all submissions and determining the recipients. 

APEGA - Registration Committee

Registration Committee

The registration committee reviews applications for registration as a professional member, a licensee, or a professional licensee according to the terms of the Engineering and Geoscience Professions Act and general regulation. The Registration Committee ensures applicants meet the requirements before registration is approved and considers matters of policy, significant changes in procedure, examination results, and other matters referred by the Registration Executive Committee or Council.

 

Average time commitment

Three-year term with the option for renewal at the end of each term. Additional time commitments include:

  • Review 5–15 files per month (equivalent to about 10 hours per month)
  • Attend two workshops per year for training
  • Attend monthly one-hour Webex updates for training, policy, and tools (optional)
  • Participate in Full Academic Committee or Full Experience Committee discussion groups via Webex or teleconference (optional)

APEGA - Regulatory Affairs

External Boards & Committees

 

 

 

 

APEGA is seeking a professional member with experience in plumbing systems and related codes to serve as an APEGA representative on the Plumbing Sub-Council of the Safety Codes Council.

 

The successful applicant for this volunteer role will provide the Safety Codes Council with the perspective of an APEGA Professional Member who is conversant and active in working with Plumbing and associated Plumbing codes. Additionally, the APEGA Professional Member will provide formalized continuous feedback loop between APEGA and the Safety Codes Plumbing Sub-Council.

 

 

Time Commitment 

3-year term. 3-4 virtual meetings of the SCC Working Group annually, approximately 2-hours in length. As well as 4 Plumbing Sub-Council meetings annually.

 

 

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