Volunteer with APEGA


APEGA - Local Branches

APEGA’s 10 branches represent the association and its members in their local area. Each branch works to advance APEGA’s strategic plan by assisting with communication, outreach and professional development activities.

Branch Executive Committee (2022-2023)

The Calgary Branch Meetings Subcommittee is seeking volunteers living or working in the Calgary area to participate in a dynamic community-centered volunteer opportunity. 

What we Do:

  • Actively contribute to monthly meetings
  • Participate in the activities of the subcommittee including attending and moderating events
  • Assist in organizing webinars and in-person events including sourcing speakers with a focus on opportunities that will appeal to a variety of demographics
  • Assist in organizing events that welcome and attract the attendance of APEGA members, students and non-APEGA members
  • Advertise events to members using word-of-mouth and social media

What we're looking for:

  • APEGA Professional Members, Licensees and MITs
  • Members of this subcommittee must live or work in the Calgary Region

Time Commitment:

  • This Committee meets eleven times annually, meetings are approximately 1-hour
  • Total time commitment including pre/post-meeting work and other activities, approximately 10 hours monthly.

APEGA - Registration Committee

The public trusts APEGA to ensure all practising professional engineers and geoscientists meet the highest standards of professionalism and expertise. Lend your skills to APEGA’s Registration Committee as a subject matter expert and assess new member applications and qualifications. Each year, volunteers on the Registration Committee review hundreds of applications for professional membership to ensure all registrants are qualified and meet our standards.

What we do

  • Assess the professional and academic qualifications of all applicants for professional membership with APEGA
  • Specify a scope of practice for all new professional members
  • Provide recommendations and consultation on special matters to the Registration Executive Committee

What we’re looking for

  • Significant industry experience, ideally 5–7 years
  • Exceptional critical thinking and communication skills
  • Professional judgement
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Experience interpreting legislation, assessment, and certification programs

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)