Engineers and Geoscientists BC is seeking B.C. residents to share their leadership skills and expertise by volunteering as a Public Representative on one of their five statutory committees. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply through the Engineers and Geoscientists BC website.
Pursuant to the Act, Engineers and Geoscientists BC has five statutory committees. Each Committee is comprised of professional engineers and geoscientists, and at least one Public Representative. Public representatives are appointed to ensure independence and the voice of the public is present, supporting Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s mandate to serve and protect the interests of the public.
The five statutory committees with open volunteer opportunities are:
- Nominating Committee
- Credentials Committee
- Audit and Practice Review Committee
- Investigations Committee
- Discipline Committee.
The benefits of volunteering as a Public Representative include the opportunity to share knowledge and experience obtained from other industries, consider and discuss interesting ethical and practical challenges, develop new skills, expand a network of like-minded professionals, and be appreciated as a contributor to valued and dynamic professions.
Applicants must have strong communications and decision-making skills and a desire to give back to the community by protecting the public interest. For more information and to apply, visit the EGBC website.