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A S ET C o u n c i l Executive President

Public Members

Norman Kyle, P.Tech.(Eng.), P.L.(Eng.) City of Grand Prairie, Grand Prairie

Peter Portlock, CD, MHSA Lethbridge Family Services, Lethbridge Chris Warren, Q.C. Warren Sinclair LLP, Red Deer Linda Wood Edwards, CAE, B.Admin. Edmonton

First Vice President

The membership publication of

Kevin Harrison, P.Tech(Eng.), P.L.(Eng.) Edmonton Police Services, Edmonton Second Vice President

Keith Galliott, C.E.T. Corix Control Solutions, Calgary Past President

1630–10020 101A Ave. NW Edmonton AB T5J 3G2 tel: 780.425.0626 | toll free: 1.800.272.5619 fax: 780.424.5053 | email: asetadmin@aset.ab.ca www.aset.ab.ca ASET Mission: “To benefit the public and the profession by being the premier regulator, service provider to and promoter of safe, high-quality professional technology practice.” ASET Vision: “To be publicly recognized as certifying and promoting technology professions to support Alberta’s success.” ASET is a professional organization for applied science, engineering and information technicians and technologists in Alberta and the Territories. ASET evaluates the qualifications of individuals who voluntarily apply for certification and issues professional credentials accordingly. ASET acts as an advocate for the profession to governments and the general public. It also delivers a number of benefits and services to its members and their employers. NOTE : Editorial opinions, reports and similar articles published herein do not necessarily reflect the opinion or policy of the ASET Council or the Association.

Definition of practice —applied science & engineering technology “Practice of applied science technology and engineering technology means: accepting responsibility for the reporting on, advising on, evaluating, designing, preparing plans and specifications for, or directing the construction, technical inspection, maintenance or operation of any structure, work or process that is:

Elizabeth McDonald, P.Tech.(Eng.) Peter Kiewit Infrastructure Co., Edmonton Councillors

George Al Haddad, P.Tech.(Eng.) Tundra Process Solutions, Calgary Jodi Arrowsmith, C.E.T., B.Tech. Elk Point Don Cheeseman, R.E.T. Edmonton Lynda Greenwood, C.E.T. Defence Construction Canada, Edmonton

calgary Russell Wong, C.E.T. cold lake Ajaz Quraishi, C.Tech., PE edmonton Dan Malone, C.E.T. fort mcmurr ay James Hiltz, C.E.T. gr ande pr airie Norm Rief, C.E.T. lethbridge Greg Brouwer, C.E.T. lloydminster Dale Myggland, C.E.T. medicine h at Barry Way, C.E.T. red deer Dave Moller, R.E.T.

Sandra Pippus, C.E.T., Alberta Infrastructure, Capital Projects Division, Grande Prairie

Don Wilson, C.E.T. MBA, DBA, MIEEE Siemens Canada Ltd., Edmonton

A S ET O f f i c e Chief Executive Officer and General Counsel

Barry Cavanaugh Registrar

Melanie Therrien, RTR, ACR Director of Communications and Member Benefits

Russ Medvedev, MA Director, Corporate and Government Relations

a. aimed at the discovery, development or utilization of matter or energy or in any other way designed for the use and convenience of society;

Heather Shewchuk, B.Comm.

b. concerned with the safeguarding of life, health, property, environment, public welfare or economic welfare; and

Norman Viegas, B.Comm., CMA, CAE

c. in accordance with legislation and industry recognized codes, standards, procedures and practices, through the application of established engineering or applied science principles and methods of problem solving.”

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Lynnell Prediger Communications Coordinator

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ASET membership: benefit for the employer Norman Kyle, P.Tech.(Eng.), P.L.(Eng.) Being an ASET member certainly has its advantages. I often hear about the benefits of ASET membership from an individual’s perspective—being recognized with a professional credential, having access to an on-line job board, receiving exclusive member benefits such as an ASET discount for home and auto insurance, and many more. However, less pronounced are the benefits for the employers. This is one area that’s important to me and one which has been an area of focus for ASET. As a professional association, ASET has enjoyed the support of employers across the province from the small enterprise to the large public and private corporations. This support shows itself in several ways, from employers paying membership dues to making an ASET designation a requirement when hiring technicians and technologists. The level of employer support is especially impressive, given that ASET membership is voluntary. What’s in it for the employer? ASET has a responsibility to the employer by being an advocate, a resource, and by offering quality designations. As an advocate, ASET works on behalf of industry to strengthen and grow the technology profession. As a resource, ASET aims to equip employers with the tools to recruit and support certified technology professionals. And ASET’s designations are a mark of distinction that demonstrates professionalism, dedication and confidence in current and potential employees. For the employer, certification demonstrates that the technologist has met a national standard, keeps current in

their field, and prescribes to a code of ethics. When hiring, an ASET designation can identify applicants who have met this standard. Once hired, an ASET designation demonstrates the technologist’s commitment to their profession. Feedback from employers has been positive and reinforced ASET’s contributions to the profession. In fact, during recent interviews with industry, many cited ASET’s strengths as an advocate, providing credibility for the profession. One focus of ASET has been building on this success. Last year, ASET hired a Director of Corporate and Government Relations, which demonstrates the importance of our relationship with industry as well as the association’s commitment to advocate for ASET’s members. Also last year, Council passed a new strategic plan with two strategic priorities directly related to the employer relationships. One is to strengthen recognition by employers, other professionals, and the public as preferred technical solution providers. Another is to deliver continuing education and professional development opportunities that enhance members’ ongoing adaptability, leadership, and professional competencies. In addition to the professional credential, ASET offers many other benefits to employers including: producing an annual salary survey, the only comprehensive collection of salaries across the province used by employers and members; and a renewed mentorship program to match students, internationally-trained profes-

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sionals and younger members with experienced members in the field. In 2012, ASET introduced a new education program, offering courses and seminars specifically designed for the needs of ASET members. Also in 2012, ASET introduced the Alberta Technology Employment Network (ATEN), an on-line job board where employers can post jobs and search for qualified candidates and members can search postings for free as well as post their resume and apply directly for jobs. ATEN was launched in August and response has been overwhelming with about 1,000 members already signed on and more than 50 job postings. We’re not stopping there. Over the next few years, ASET is planning to strengthen these programs as well as increase outreach to employers to work together and explore partnerships to meet the needs of the profession and of industry. I know that my employers have used the resources available from ASET and recognize technologists who have achieved their designation. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank my employer, the City of Grande Prairie for their support as I serve this term as president. Employer commitment to ASET helps to facilitate member participation in their professional association. As well, many employers recognize that it is a relationship where the employer and employee both benefit.

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Recognition of the Profession Barry Cavanaugh

It’s been a while now since our legislation came into force, and ASET became a self-regulating profession with the same standing as APEGA and others. The Act and Regulations, as everyone knows by now, gave the profession recognition and legitimacy – technicians and technologists registered with ASET have achieved the highest standard of any technical organization in North America with those rights. We always operated as though we had already achieved that standing – because professionalism is important to our technicians and technologists, and because we wanted to be seen by government as being ready to assume the mantle. Perhaps the most striking feature of the legislative change was the creation of the Professional Technologist designation, in engineering and geoscience. That, of course, gave rights to a C.E.T. with the appropriate experience to practise engineering or geosciences independently within a scope of practice set by the Joint ASET/APEGA Board in accord with qualifications and experience. ASET was also granted the right to issue Permits to Practice for such members, very much akin to the APEGA counterpart, thus completing that suite of requirements necessary for genuine independent practice, in addition to the sign-off rights held by all holders of the P. Tech. designation. We’ve now reached the point where we’ve been issuing such permits. P. Tech. members are setting up consulting practices in engineering within their scopes.

One thing is missing. One important thing. While our P. Tech. members can sign off at law, and can practice independently as a firm, they are not necessarily being accepted or recognized. In the case of some codes and statutes, they are not listed or recognized as a qualified professional for the purposes of work authorized by those codes and statutes – a deficiency and oversight from the legislation. That deficiency is something which we have been suggesting to government that it needs to rectify, and rectify soon, if the legislative effort it put into ASET is to have any meaning or teeth. We have suggested an approach that may work... omnibus legislation, to state that wherever a code or statute, or a regulation requires that the work or authorization be completed by or under a professional engineer, be amended to read “or by a professional technologist in engineering (or geosciences) with a scope of practice appropriate to the purpose”. We hope that government will take that seriously – to remedy a serious oversight in the legislative process and to give effect to the meaning it intended for our profession. We hope, moreover, that APEGA will lend its voice in our support, since those P. Tech. members are members whose scope has been set by, and whose experience has been vetted by, a joint board from APEGA and ASET which has determined that they are qualified to do all those things, within their scope. Another major issue is recognition by the purchasers of engineering services. While many municipalities and other employers have jumped on the opportunity to fully utilize the P. Techs.’ knowledge and skills within their scopes, some have not. Some argue that the codes, for example, won’t allow it. We hope that objection will soon be erased by government’s rectification of that oversight. It is an artificial obstacle thrown up by those who are resistant to change – but they are resisting the

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right of qualified people to do the work. Government needs to help us sweep away that obstacle. The final obstacle, of course, is those employers and purchasers of services who simply aren’t convinced. For that, we count on the growing track record of our P. Tech. members to wipe away any doubts – and they will. We have also added a major arm to our ASET programs – corporate relations. We are taking out the message – and not just about what P. Tech. can do, but what the advantages are of preferring and demanding C. Tech. or C.E.T. qualified employees. We will be working with employers to actively promote better understanding of what it means to have people in their ranks who are judged by their peers to be the best – the ASET qualified technicians and technologists, the people who lead the way in every aspect of applied science and engineering technology. Down the road, we see the fulfilment of the promise implicit in that legislation – the realization, finally, that Albertans deserve the right to be served by those who are qualified to do the work; the realization that the work that technicians and technologists do is too important to the safety, welfare, and industry of this province to be left to people who have not been tested and found worthy. The people of Alberta deserve to be served by ASET members... the best of the best.

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Now that you have been at NAIT as President for over a year, what are your impressions? There are three or four. First, I can’t imagine that a more relevant and more responsive post-secondary institution exists. NAIT’s place in building this province and working with industry are at an insanely high level. My second impression is that this is a great place to work. Everything I see every day reminds me of just how strong this institution is and, more importantly, how strong the people are who are associated with it. A further impression is that NAIT is truly fortunate to be a polytechnic – we do science, technology and the environment, health, trades and business. Just these things. This is what we should do. And if you go back 50 years, and look at why NAIT was created, NAIT has remained true to itself. For these reasons, it is easy to be NAIT’s cheerleader-in-chief. NAIT has a solid reputation in Alberta. Where does it fit in relation to our growing economy? NAIT’s polytechnic structure is driving wealth creation. If Alberta will succeed into the future, NAIT is going to need to be much larger. A recent Alberta government report noted four areas of job shortages: trades, science and technology, health, and business. That pretty much describes what we do.

“I’ve been here at NAIT almost 18 months and I wake up every morning and think this is the coolest job ever,” enthuses Dr. Glenn

Feltham who hit the ground running after being named President and CEO of NAIT in March 2011. A native Albertan, his extensive background includes law, taxation and finance, teaching, and institutional administration. Before he joined NAIT, Feltham was dean of the I.H. Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba. Technology Alberta had the opportunity to sit down with Feltham in late August, just as students were beginning to return to class in what is NAIT’s 50th academic year. We discussed the importance of this Alberta institution to the global economy, its relationship with industry and ASET, and the future vision document NAIT 2021.

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What NAIT does is at a very high level. It is important that the people of Alberta understand what they have in NAIT. All leaders claim that their organization is great, and I will. But in NAIT’s case I think it is supported by the facts. We are one of the largest polytechnics in Canada, if not the largest. We are at the centre of wealth creation in this country. If we think about building pipelines, for example, that can’t happen without NAIT. We are Canada’s largest provider of trades, and are the world’s largest provider in certain areas critical to this province, such as instrumentation. This is all relates to wealth being generated in this province. What are the important elements in the NAIT 2021 vision document and what changes might we see in future? NAIT 2021 is roadmap of what we will be and how we will get there. The first element is a very clear statement that we are a polytechnic, with no intention of being anything else, but we will be one of the world’s leading polytechnics. A second relates to how we will achieve what we want to achieve – it comes back to “the NAIT way”, that people matter. We want to provide the best work environment, anywhere. If you don’t have the people side right, you won’t be able to accomplish your vision. The next element of the document talks about our competitive advantages and relates to the notions of relevancy and responsiveness. Every single thing we do needs to be relevant. We need to be responsive, nimble, and, if necessary, change the nature of what it is we are doing to meet the emerging needs of our province. And, you will see expansion in the four areas that are at the heart of what we are. Another core element of NAIT 2021 is our promises. We make promises to Alberta, to industry, promises to our staff and promises to our students. We exist to meet the needs of this province. 11


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You mentioned relevancy and responsiveness as one of your key impressions of NAIT – can you expand on NAIT’s relationship to industry and other stakeholders? Industry is absolutely a partner at NAIT. Some post-secondaries struggle with that concept, but we don’t. NAIT is a polytechnic because of the relationship to industry. They are a full partner in everything we do and we don’t apologize for that relationship, we embrace it. We invited 2,500 people to be involved in building the NAIT 2021 roadmap and industry played a role in that process. We offer well over 200 programs, and every program has an industry advisory board. We use these boards to define the nature of the education we provide. We are a polytechnic because of how we do research – our research is entirely industry driven. When industry needs to solve a problem, we’re the people they come to. NAIT’s notion of applied research is “if we can solve problems faced by industry in Alberta, they will be more competitive.” Our model is not about holding intellectual property. When industry comes to the table, we will not normally hold an interest in that intellectual property. We don’t want to compete with industry but be true partners with them. We include industry in all we do, and industry has given back in incredible ways; the technology in classrooms, for example. While some of our buildings are world-class, some are not that great but our technology is. Many of our centres are industrysponsored. Technology upgrades have a huge impact. To teach best practice you need the best technology to learn on. How do you work with government and other post-secondaries? Alberta is blessed by its post-secondary structure with universities, colleges, and polytechnics. In some provinces blurring occurs between these, but in Alberta there is a Campus Alberta framework that defines the role for polytechnics, graduate and undergraduate universities, and colleges. There is clearer mandate in this province than other jurisdictions, and that is a good thing.

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Many of our members are already graduates of a polytechnic; what can you offer them, in terms of resources, now that they are working in industry? We’re the only polytechnic in Canada, and maybe in all North America, that has an entrepreneur in residence. Incubator space? We are there. It is an important element of where we are going. The NAIT Shell Manufacturing Centre, for example, is one of our primary interfaces with industry. We invite industry in to see and use some of the most cutting-edge technology in the world. Some of this is beyond cutting-edge, like the 3-D copier for prototyping. I went to the world leader in automation in Europe and they were using this – and it exists here in Edmonton. So, we loan out our facilities and work with people – and we have programs to directly assist industry as well. They involve the use of technology but also principles of lean production and lean management. ASET members are life-long learners – it is a mandatory component of maintaining their certification. How does NAIT support this? NAIT offers flexible learning pathways; we provide online courses and other formats. We are creating a new academic model for NAIT with a primary purpose to dramatically increase flexibility for students. Historically, students have taken their courses as a group and stayed with their cohort. We are opening up pathways in everything we do. If people want to sample other courses, specific areas to upgrade, we want to offer those options. NAIT is committed to ensuring that all our certificates and diplomas lead to further education. As far as you want your education to go, we will provide those pathways to take you there. Some important announcements will be coming soon, taking this in directions that few other institutions in North America have. People should be able to upgrade their education, both for career advancement as well as building competencies to help them succeed. We will ensure those pathways are seamless, transparent.

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Can you tell us more about your degree programs? The world’s leading polytechnics have degree programs, but these programs are absolutely consistent with the other programs they offer. Our degree programs share the focus of hands-on technology based education – they are not taking us towards becoming a university. We have the Bachelor of Technology degree program and are developing a Bachelor of Construction Management program – it makes absolute sense for where we are coming from and where we are going. Those two programs make sense for your members, as does our Bachelor of Business Administration. You can enter into those programs with the designations your members have and come into the 3rd year of these programs. B.Tech. allows people to continue with the technology side and move towards an entrepreneur side. These programs are absolutely relevant, building on the technical skills they have developed and allowing them to see the broader context and how technology will be commercialized. What is the biggest challenge currently facing NAIT? Managing success. It is our biggest challenge, and a great challenge to have. We are going to have to manage growth, focus on how we get to where we need to be in a way that we maintain some semblance of control. There are a whole host of things we are looking at: where we see ourselves going in terms of expansion of programs, working with industry and dramatically increasing the amount of applied research, student housing, and expansion/consolidation into a single campus. Everyone is so excited about the directions we are going, but it is a lot of change to manage. It is all great change that relates back to our past successes. ASET and NAIT have a partnership and, in fact, both celebrate 50 years during 2013… We grew up together and it has been a great relationship. When we talk about working with industry, our relationship with ASET is a great example. I have talked to people who have been here a while, and I can see that it has very much been a partnership. We do have common goals and there is alignment in what we can achieve together. We are pleased with the relationship, and excited to build on it. We welcome ASET members to stop by and visit – things are changing at NAIT. There will be an opportunity for our alumni to come home during 50th anniversary events throughout the year and I look forward to seeing everyone.

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An ASET member helps break the cycle of poverty in Nepal s u b mitte d b y me l anie s w ans o n , p. tec h . ( en g . )

Celebrating a successful connection to the Internet.

Throughout my career, I have always taken the opportunity to bring technology and science to those who could benefit from it. Many technologists do this on a small scale when they see an opportunity through family or friends, be it at their children’s school or a local organization they belong to. My latest volunteer venture took me much farther away, literally half way around the world, to Nepal. Nepal has been identified by UNICEF as one of the most critical zones for addressing girls’ discrimination and child marriage. In the area of Lumbini, the literacy rate for girls is a staggering 18 per cent—one of the lowest in the world. The Nepalese have been known to marry girls as early as age eight. The Canadian Engaged Buddhist Association (CEBA) is active in the Lumbini area, bringing education and literacy to children – especially girls. With the CEBA-sponsored construction of the Sakyadhita Nunnery, the girls’ families now have the opportunity to send them to school and allow them to defer marriage, gain employment and hopefully lead more fulfilling lives. My involvement in the project came about when I received a donation request letter from an acquaintance, Lisa, who is a member of CEBA. Lisa was asking people to donate old and unused laptops for the girls’ school; the school was going to set up these computers for the girls to learn computing skills.

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When I read the request for equipment, I asked Lisa, ‘Who is setting up the network in the school so these computers can connect together or to the Internet?” A discussion with Venerable Metteyya Sakyaputta and Guruma Bodhi Sakyadhita of CEBA, ended with me deciding right then and there to go to Nepal and install the network they needed. I took Lisa’s donation letter to work to get the request for computers out to my coworkers. Through this effort, I was able to get 12 laptops generously donated for this cause. I configured all the laptops with the same operating system and all the applications that I could. I also talked to clients and vendors and was able to acquire other network equipment. A contact at Schneider Electric generously arranged for a UPS power supply system that would filter the power and keep it clean for the computers as well as enable battery backup during a power failure. CEBA had arranged a Himalayan holiday for members, which featured all the important locations for the Buddha. I took this opportunity to join them and take the equipment we had acquired to Nepal. December 18, 2011 was the big day we began our journey. Lugging a 33 kg suitcase filled with the UPS, a telescope, a microscope, and posters with the periodic table, solar system and other educational material, I was off.

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Swanson at work in Nepal.

The experience of visiting another country so different from North America was priceless. I went to all the Buddha sites in Northern India and learned about their history. Being a bit of an armchair archeologist, I was also fascinated by the ancient structures. I went to places such as the Taj Mahal, Bodhgaya and Nalanda University. We arrived at last stop on the Buddha tour in Lumbini, Nepal, where the school was located, on December 27. When I arrived at the school, I was in disbelief. There was a concrete building with no doors or windows. The electrical system was alien by Canadian standards. I looked at it and thought, “How am I ever going to install a network in there?” After nine days in northern India and driving through cities there, it was apparent to me that high technology was going to be a hard find. The closest ‘city’ was Bhairahawa. Metteya and I went there looking for a computer shop to find the cable and Ethernet termination equipment to do the distribution network. We stopped at a shop that sold computers and, after talking to the gentlemen there, with the language barrier proving to be an issue, it looked impossible. But then, a young man came in to the shop, summoned by one of the others, who spoke perfect English and proclaimed that he worked for Apple Computers in Delhi for seven years. What a boon! The cable, Ethernet distribution panel and wall outlets were ordered and would be sent from Kathmandu the next day. I also ordered two cable testers and punchdown tools, one for the school and the other for the electrician I would be working with. It was so encouraging that the parts were available! Now back to the school to figure out how to run this cable and terminate it. Looking inside the rooms, my only option was to run conduit runs from each outlet to the distribution panel. The next day, Metteya and I were off to town again in search of conduit, fortunately not as hard to get. Later that day, the Ethernet components were delivered, however, the cable was

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not. The amount ordered was too heavy for the flight from Kathmandu and it was being trucked down and would be there by the next day. Upon looking at the Ethernet components, I quickly realized that the Ethernet distribution panel was a 19” rack mount unit and there was no 19” rack. Talking with Metteya and others at the school, the only option available was to go to a local cabinet maker in Lumbini and see if something could be built. This was one of the most fascinating parts of the trip for me. Upon arriving at the local cabinet maker with Rajesh, a new friend helping at the school who could translate, the design was discussed. I would tell Rajesh what I wanted for the cabinet and Rajesh would tell the cabinetmaker. I could see the questioning looks from the cabinetmaker. After a 20-minute discussion, we left the cabinetmaker to do his work. I had no idea if he even understood what I wanted, but he said it would be ready the following day. By this time, three days had passed and nothing was installed. The group was scheduled to leave two days later for the last leg of the trip, which ended at Kathmandu. The next day, bright and early, the computer store gentleman delivered the cable. This was a good sign. So, realizing that there were no cable cutters, an old pair of shears was used to cut the cable. When I started this project, I had one person at the school helping, but as the cable was getting strung out, others started to come by. Soon, there were nearly a dozen men, young and old, wanting to help with the installation. Holes were drilled in the concrete to run the conduits through, gangboxes were installed on the walls, conduit was cut and fitted with the necessary bends and the distribution network was being installed. Now it was time to go and get the cabinet. I was a bit anxious about the cabinet. I had left the Ethernet distribution panel with the cabinetmaker so that he could

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properly install it in the cabinet. He came out with a nice wooden box with a hinged part to allow for the distribution panel to fold down for termination - even better than what I asked for. Back to the school for the final termination and testing, all of which went smoothly. I took the opportunity to show the local electrician how to do it, leaving with him the knowledge of EIA/TIA 568A standards for data wiring, and presented him with the punchdown tool and testing unit so that he could benefit from increased business. I also arranged and paid for a year’s worth of internet service to the school so the girls could communicate with Edmonton through the internet. Since my return to Edmonton, the classrooms have been painted and furnished. The girls are now learning new skills and are well on their way to success. CEBA is also building a girl’s college for higher education. I have committed to going back when that building is ready for its network and internet connection.

Teaching one of the local people the art of terminating cable.

I am proud that I was able to make a huge impact in the lives of many young Nepalese girls and am absolutely passionate about giving them an opportunity to break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy. In this vast and connected world we live in, we are all neighbors. When everyone does a little bit, a lot can get done. My advice to others who are interested in making a difference is always to ask yourself, “If not me, then who?”

About th e Author Melanie Swanson, P.Tech.(Eng.), has spent two decades working in the Data Networking field for several major corporations in Edmonton then worked for a major engineering firm in Edmonton applying her expertise in designing state of the art data communications networks in the industrial sector. She has now started her own independent telecommunications and network design company, GEOMEL Services (http://members.shaw.ca/geomel). Girls’ first day of class, lesson one – logon!

For more information on CEBA, visit their website at www.cebainfo.org. To donate computer equipment for Melanie’s future volunteer endeavours, contact her at geomel@shaw.ca.

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New Ways of Identifying Competency Melanie Therrien, RTR, ACR

The Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta is one of a strong membership, dedicated volunteers and an exceptional skill base of the members that it regulates. That is what I have learned since I started with ASET in May of this year. ASET became a regulatory organization in 2009 and with the shift from a membership association to a regulatory body come a lot of changes and the transition has taken an aggressive turn over the summer. The role of the Registration Department at ASET has grown to one of initiative and significant follow up with our applicants and members. Assisting all technologists in Alberta achieve the status of regulation is our renewed mandate and the Registration Department has been working tirelessly to achieve this goal. ASET Council has given the Registration Department the proactive mandate to implement competency based assessment when providing certification to applicants. The implementation of competency based assessment does not happen quickly and without hiccups. But what does this change mean in regulating members? Competency based assessment is an innovative approach to regulating engineering and geosciences technologists. Competency based assessment recognizes the diversity of ASET applicants and recognizes that the skills achieved at entry to practice do not necessarily recognize the practice in which one is engaged years post graduation. ASET is committed to recognizing the skills that are achieved beyond entry level through multiple years in practice. Competency based assessment recognizes the skills achieved beyond the classroom. Currently ASET recognizes accredited programs as those that have met the National Technology Benchmarks agreed upon by all provinces through the Council of Registrars. The National Technology Benchmarks identify the competencies required at entry to practice by technologists in various disciplines. ASET has adapted these benchmarks to skills required to practice in the workforce that extend beyond knowledge based competencies to outcomes achieved in the workplace.

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Does competency based assessment pose a risk in certifying applicants? The easy answer is no. This method of assessment determines the competence of an applicant based on what they can actually do and do daily in practice as opposed to what was learned in a classroom. As ASET certification is not currently mandatory it is essential that ASET recognizes the learning an applicant has done beyond their initial program and recognize their achievements as masters and experts in engineering technology. What are the next steps? ASET has appointed a new Board of Examiners that met for the first time on September 14th and engage in training from legal counsel regarding best practices in regulation, they will receive training regarding competency based assessment and prior learning assessment. The Board will be comprised of subject matter experts who are committed to exploring new ways of identifying the competence of applicants. Who will benefit from these changes? All applicants and members will benefit from these changes. In my brief time as Registrar I have identified many applicants that want to be members and do not meet the traditional academic model; their knowledge extends well beyond what has been learned in the classroom. The applicants want their expertise recognized as an avenue to certification and ASET wants to encourage these memberships. As ASET moves through these significant changes that will benefit the membership, the profession and the applicants, there may be challenges, new learning processes and new questions that need to be answered. These new processes are innovative, exciting and doable. With a Registration staff that is engaged and committed to improving and excelling at the registration process at ASET, the benefit to applicants will be seen quickly and clearly. I invite anyone with feedback, concerns or compliments regarding our new processes to contact me with their thoughts. ASET is your association. As a Registrar, I am committed to regulating certified technicians and technologists. ASET can’t achieve its goals without dedicated, committed and valued members like you.

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The ASET Mentoring Program brings together senior technology professionals with students, junior ASET members, and internationally-trained professionals. Your mentor will be someone who has a combination of business knowledge and experience, and will provide guidance as you navigate your way into or through the profession. Apply today! Flexible career investigation and mentoring partnership options are available to meet your needs. www.aset.ab.ca/mentoring

The ASET Mentoring Program brings together senior technology professionals with students, junior ASET members, and internationally-trained professionals. Mentors typically have at least three years of experience in their field of expertise and sufficient knowledge to speak to a mentee about their industry and occupation. Apply today! Flexible career investigation and mentoring partnership options are available to meet your needs.

Students: • Learn more about the applied science and engineering technology profession and get help with your career plans Junior Members: • Work with a mentor to explore career changes and build career development strategies Internationally-trained professionals: • Learn more about the profession in Canada and Canadian workplace culture

• Enhance your leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills • Help a student to learn more about the profession and make career decisions • Work with junior ASET members as they explore career changes and build career development strategies • Assist internationally-trained professionals to better understand the profession in Canada and Canadian workplace culture

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member profile

Normand Menard, C.Tech., RPFT U p land Envir o nm e n tal

How did you become interested in a technology career? I’ve always loved the outdoors and enjoyed spending time in the forest hunting, snowmobiling and driving ATVs. I wanted a career that would incorporate these. Where did you go to school and/or get your training? I took the NAIT Forest Technology 2-year course. Where do you work, what is your current work title, and what are your responsibilities at work? I worked for a forest engineering consultant in the early 90s, after my schooling. I did road locating and layout. After that I went to work in Fraser Lake B.C. for West Fraser Mills for four years as a Forest Technologist. I did more road layout and design work, block harvest layout, timber cruising, logging and road construction supervision, and engineering estimates. In 1998 I started my own consulting company in Hinton, Alberta and continued with layout, engineering and harvest planning. Since 2003 I’ve been in the Lac La Biche area consulting in the oil and gas sector and doing land administration work, applications for dispositions, environmental assessments, sand and gravel exploration and development.

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What activities do you regularly perform during the course of your workday? I deal with government agents (Alberta Sustainable Resource Development), with applications, problem solve issues with land acquisition on crown land, application and regulatory compliance with land acquisition and environmental reports. I’m also involved in mapping and land administration. What do you find exciting about your career? I love the mapping and engineering. Field work is also great especially when the weather is good. Why did you want to become a technology professional and earn a designation from ASET? In order to have more credibility and to reassure clients of my professional conduct and a professional service.

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CPD

Important Changes to the ASET CPD Program

What’s New?

CPD Program ASET is a self-regulatory organization under the Engineering and Geoscience Professions Act of Alberta. The Act requires ASET’s regulated members to comply with a mandatory Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program. Along with the ASET Code of Ethics, under which ASET members are responsible for undertaking ongoing professional development, the ASET CPD Program helps to demonstrate that ASET-regulated members are committed to serving the public and the profession by maintaining and developing their proficiency and competence. The ASET CPD Program is intended to be flexible and to allow members to determine and select their own learning needs. There is no expectation that members or their employers will incur any additional costs or that members spend any additional time away from work.

The Annual CPD Program Cycle

The CPD Program is undergoing changes to simplify the recording process for members. Members are no longer required to use the online CPD log to record their CPD activities. Instead, as part of the annual membership renewal process members will be asked to declare that they have completed their CPD requirement for the year. Members can log their activities using any method that works best for them (e.g., journaling, keeping course receipts). The online CPD log is also being revised and will be re-launched in the fall as an optional tool for tracking CPD activities. Members should still keep copies of any documentation related to their CPD activities in case of audit.

Who does the program apply to? All regulated ASET members must comply with the CPD Program. This includes: • Certified Technicians (C.Tech.) • Certified Technologists (C.E.T.) • Registered Engineering Technologists (R.E.T.) • Professional Technologists (P.Tech.(Eng.) and P.Tech.(Geo.))

What is continuing professional development? For the purposes of the ASET CPD Program, “continuing professional development” is defined as any learning activity that meets at least one of the following criteria: • Relates to professional needs; • Assists with long-term career goals; • Is of interest to the member’s employer; • Relates to professional ethics or public safety.

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What kinds of activities are considered CPD?

How do I fulfill my annual CPD requirement?

The chart below provides examples of continuing professional development activities. These activities fall under four main categories: Formal Learning, Informal Learning, Peer and Professional Interaction, and Contributions to the Profession.

To comply with the ASET CPD Program, regulated members must declare that they have completed two CPD activities each year. These activities must be selected from at least two of the four categories of professional development activities. For example, a member who attends a full-day seminar (Formal Activity) and delivers a technical paper at a conference (Contribution to the Profession) has fulfilled the annual CPD requirement. Regulated members will receive a notice from ASET at the end of each calendar year requesting that they declare their compliance with the CPD Program. ASET is also developing an optional online CPD log to assist members with tracking their CPD activities each year. Members, however, may choose to record their activities using other methods, such as a personal notebook.

How does ASET monitor compliance with the CPD Program? At the end of each calendar year, ASET will conduct a random audit of regulated members. Any members who have not declared compliance with the program will receive a notice from ASET and may be required to produce supporting documentation as proof of compliance. Failure to comply may entail a review of the practice of that member and/or the striking of the member from the ASET register.

What professional development opportunities does ASET provide? The ASET Education Program offers formal courses and seminars that may be of interest to members. Members can also participate in various volunteer activities to assist in fulfilling their CPD requirement, such as serving as an ASET Mentor, volunteering with their local ASET chapter, or assisting at ASET events.

A quick test to determine if an activity qualifies for CPD is to ask yourself two questions, “Does this activity make me a better practitioner?” and/or “Does this activity advance the profession?” If the answer to either of these questions is “Yes” the activity qualifies as CPD.

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For more information please contact: Jennifer McNeil Bertrand, Director, Education and Special Projects 780.425.0626, jenniferm@aset.ab.ca.

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Education Program

ASET Technology Management Essentials

NEW! Business Communications for Technology Professionals This full-day seminar provides an overview of the skills and strategies necessary to communicate effectively. The seminar will incorporate technology-mediated lecture, YouTube videos, large group roundtables, small group discussion, exercises, and case studies. Morning Session: Business Communications • Persuasion in a business environment • Effective oral, written, and digital communication Afternoon Session: Tactical Communications • Informal and formal presentations • Proposals and contracts Next Sessions: October 12 – Calgary October 16 – Edmonton Fees: $199 – ASET Members $299 – Non-Members

NEW! Client and Contractor Relations This full-day seminar provides an overview of the skills and strategies necessary to communicate and work effectively with clients and contractors. The seminar presenter will use group discussions, peer sharing, and critical analysis of scenarios/case studies to assist participants in assessing and applying best practices. Seminar content: • Behavioural styles and how they impact professional relationships • Effective communication skills • Meeting management approaches • Time management techniques • Principles of negotiation Next Sessions: October 12 – Calgary October 16 – Edmonton Fees: $199 – ASET Members $299 – Non-Members www.aset.ab.ca/education

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Education Program

ASET Technology Management Essentials

NEW! Project Management: Leading Practices This full-day seminar provides a systematic and objective review of prevailing project management leading practices. Participants will discuss why sound project management practices are beneficial to their respective organizations and receive insight into the fundamental principles of project management through the exploration of key project management concepts and methodologies. Seminar topics: • The project management context within participant organizations • Definition of projects and the generic life cycle of a project • Project scope, time, expectations, roles, cost management, and performance criteria • Project quality and communications management • Risk management and change management • Project management tools, such as project planning techniques, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), critical path method, and risk analysis • Decision-making, problem solving, and communication skills to avoid disruptive conflict, stress, and grievances • The evolving role of external vendors and the impact on project managers and teams • Project management templates, including guidance on their completion

Small Business Seminar This full-day seminar will give you the skills you need to start up and operate a small business in Alberta. The seminar is for technology professionals considering independent practice or interested in learning effective strategies to start and develop their business. Seminar topics: • Structure, registration, licensing • Legal considerations • Finance and taxation • Operations • Sales and marketing Presenters include educators from Field Law, Peterson Walker, Concordia University, and the Business Link. Next Sessions: November 15 – Calgary November 22 – Edmonton Fees: $199 – ASET Members $299 – Non-Members www.aset.ab.ca/education

Next Sessions: December 13 – Calgary December 6 – Edmonton Fees: $199 – ASET Members $299 – Non-Members

For more information, please contact: Sara Norris, Projects Coordinator, 780.425.0626 saran@aset.ab.ca

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Education Program

ASET Leadership Academy

Exceptional Leadership: Managing People and Teams

Governance Essentials: Volunteering on Boards and Committees

This full-day course provides technology professionals with an overview of the skills and strategies necessary to manage effectively.

This full-day course is a practical introduction to governance for technology professionals who have little or no experience as a volunteer on a board or committee in the not-for-profit sector.

What attendees are saying: • 100% of attendees agreed that the course offers relevant and valuable information, tools, and ideas for use in the workplace and community. • 97% of attendees would recommend the course to other ASET members. Course modules: • What is leadership? • Management skills sets • Communicating effectively • Motivating people/teams • What makes an exceptional leader Next Sessions: November 14 – Calgary November 23 – Edmonton Fees: $199 – ASET Members $299 – Non-Members www.aset.ab.ca/education

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What attendees are saying: “Great course, great material, very beneficial!” “A very good overview course. I enjoyed the opportunity to learn about board essential skills and key points.” “This course filled a void, thanks.” Course modules: • Introduction to Not-for-Profits • Principles of Governance • Legal Roles and Responsibilities • Meetings, Agendas, Minutes, Roles • Understanding and Working with Governing Documents • Making the Most of Your Time and Talent • Understanding Financial Statements Next Sessions: October 11 – Calgary October 25 – Edmonton Fees: $199 – ASET Members $299 – Non-Members www.aset.ab.ca/education

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A S ET e d u c at i o n

Pa rtn e rs In addition to the ASET Education Program, ASET is working to establish partnerships with key education providers to increase access to professional development opportunities for members.

Business Leadership for Technical Professionals Technical professionals are well-equipped to face the challenging technical demands of their industries. In an increasingly competitive marketplace, however, business leadership is required to manage team and client relationships, lead organizational change, think strategically, and mitigate risk. The Business Leadership for Technical Professionals Program offers applicable learning and development that addresses the key business issues technical professionals encounter. You will gain an understanding of the most current business practices, and their impact on your organization. The program aims to enhance personal and organizational capacity, key to retention and succession planning.

Group Benefits ASET members are recognized as an attractive, professional target audience for many group benefits providers. For that reason, the plans available to members cover a broad range of services and are constantly evolving to suit the wants and needs of our membership. All members, including students, have access to the plans. For more detailed information, visit www.aset.ab.ca, log in to the Members’ Area, and check under Group Benefits.

Printing Needs

Kingsway

Wireless Services and Products Restaurant

Who Should Attend Technical professionals, i.e.: engineers, engineering technologists, architects, geoscientists or technologists, working in consulting and operations firms. Credit Card

Program Format and Dates

Clothing

The program can be taken as a whole or by individual module, as appropriate for your learning and development needs. The program runs October 17, 2012 – May 3, 2013, no more than two days per month, to accommodate the demands of busy professionals. Pricing *ASET members receive special pricing*

Car Rental

Enroll in three or more modules by October 30, 2012, and receive 15% off. Regular Special Pricing (15% off) Pricing Deadline: Oct. 30, 2012 One-day module

$650

$552.50

Two-day module

$1300

$1105

Full program

$9100

$7735

For more information: www.executiveeducation.ca Joanne Pattison, Program Advisor Executive Education, Alberta School of Business P: 780.492.2260 E: joanne.pattison@ualberta.ca

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Home and Auto Insurance

Professional Liability Insurance

Footwear and Clothing

Group Insurance with Unigroup

Commercial Liability Insurance

Check out details at: www.aset.ab.ca/pages/ Membership/GroupBenefits.aspx

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Introducing the Alberta Technical Employment Network* A member benefit of ASET ASET Member Benefits • Free for ASET member job seekers • Browse jobs and employers • Subscribe to customized email job alerts • Post your resume, skills and experience Take 5 minutes to login today You don’t need to be looking for a new job to benefit from ATEN… • Check out industry competition • Research skills and experience that employers are asking for now — and make plans to upgrade to stay current • Check the economic pulse of your industry — more job postings can mean growth • Be knowledgeable and prepared if your current circumstance changes If you have any feedback for us about this new benefit, please contact: ASET Communications Coordinator Judith Chrystal email: judithc@aset.ab.ca  phone: 1.800.272.5619 ext. 217.

*ATEN replaces CTEN for ASET members

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The Alberta Technical Employment Network (ATEN) connects technical employers with technicians and technologists A service of ASET Employer Benefits • Connections to certified technology professionals (and those in training) • Database of candidates from science & engineering disciplines including chemical, civil, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, petroleum and more • Cost effective and efficient way to meet your technical recruitment needs • Upload your company profile for FREE and be viewed by technology professionals For pricing and packages please contact ASET Corporate Relations Officer Areni Kelleppan email: arenik@aset.ab.ca  phone: 1.800.272.5619 ext. 251.

*ATEN replaces CTEN for ASET members

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Applications are now being accepted for various scholarships available through ASET. For more information visit www.aset.ab.ca, or contact the ASET office at 780.425.0626 or email asetadmin@aset.ab.ca.

The Dale Tufts Memorial Scholarship $2,000

ASET College/Technical Institute Scholarships and Bursaries $2,000 For students in their final year of study DeVry Calgary

One (1) ASET Bursary

Lethbridge College

Two (2) ASET Bursaries

NAIT

Four (4) Bursaries:

For children or grandchildren of ASET members Scholarship Criteria • Applicant will be the CHILD or GRANDCHILD of an ASET member in good-standing, and

• Centennial Bursary • Three (3) ASET Bursaries

Two (2) Scholarships:

SAIT

• Clayton Milroy Memorial Scholarship • Robert Maxwell, C.E.T. Scholarship – for students in Electrical Engineering Technology

• Applicant must provide his/her Grade 12 transcript and proof of acceptance into an accredited program at an Alberta technical institute or college (DeVry, Lethbridge College, NAIT or SAIT). A list of accredited programs can be found on the ASET website under Membership > Certification Process.

Four (4) Bursaries: • Glenn Monson Bursary — NEW THIS YEAR! for students in Civil Engineering Technology • Centennial Bursary • Past President’s Silver Jubilee Bursary • ASET Bursary

How to Apply Applications are available by contacting the ASET office. Deadline: October 1 of each year.

Women in Technology Scholarship $2,000 For female students Scholarship Criteria • Female students in their final year of study in an approved program that is two years or more in duration, • in the top 10% of their class based on academic achievement in their first year of study, and • have demonstrated leadership ability through involvement in school and/or community activities. How to Apply Applications are available by contacting the ASET office. Deadline: December 1 of each year.

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Two (2) Scholarships: • Clayton Milroy Memorial Scholarship • Dr. Karel Puffer Scholarship

Scholarship Eligibility • Applicants must be in their final year of study in an accredited program that is two years or more in duration, • Applicants must be in the top 10% of their class based on academic achievement in their first year of study, and • Applicants must demonstrate leadership ability through involvement in school and/or community activities. Bursary Eligibility • Applicants must be in their final year of study in an accredited program that is two years or more in duration, • Applicants must demonstrate financial need, and • Applicants must demonstrate leadership ability through involvement in school and/or community activities. How to Apply Application is made in the early fall of each year through the awards office at each institution. Recipients are selected by institute or college officials in accordance with ETSFA criteria, and are presented at various times throughout the year. Deadline: Please see your college awards office for details and deadlines.

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schol a rships

What do you like about your work and what are some of the challenges? I like that with my job there is a balance between indoor and outdoor work. I’m also part of a great team and department who are all supportive and helpful and best of all I get to play in mud, water and grease. The major challenge for me is the repetition in work: it’s seasonal and cyclical. Although things do vary year to year, the tasks are generally the same.

Don Stirling Memorial Scholarship Up to $2,000 For the professional development of certified ASET members in the province of Alberta Eligibility • Applicants must be ASET members in good-standing, • Applicants must provide proof of completion of a professional development course related to their field of work that is acceptable for the ASET Continuing Professional Development Program, and • Applicants may not receive financial assistance from their employers or other sources. How to Apply Applications are available on the ASET web site or by contacting the ASET office, and must be received within six months of completion of the course. The scholarship is presented at the end of each year. Deadline: December 1 of each year.

TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Technology Scholarship $1,500 For certified ASET members Eligibility • ASET members who have been certified for at least five years as of the annual deadline date, and • are enrolled in full-time post-secondary technical education. How to Apply Applications are available on the ASET web site or by contacting the ASET office. Deadline: February 1 of each year.

Where are they now? 200 8 ASET S c h o lar s hi p winn e r

J enna Montg omery, C.E.T. What program/post-secondary institute did you graduate from? Civil Engineering Technology at Lethbridge College Why did you decide to take that program? I had just completed my undergrad degree and was trying to decide if I wanted to pursue graduate studies in architecture or urban planning. Either way I thought a background and some experience in civil engineering would be helpful but did not want to become an engineer. The Civil Engineering Technology program was the perfect solution. Where do you currently work and what is your title? I am currently an Operations and Maintenance Technologist with Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development. Did your program prepare you for your employer’s expectations? As with any job there was on-the-job training; however, the program taught me a lot of the basics to understand the infrastructure I was working with, soil mechanics and the processes behind project management and contracts. My formal training was certainly needed and is essential if I intend to move up.

Do you have any career advice for students graduating this year? I’m still trying to establish my own career but the one thing that I can say is never stop learning. It’s cliché but true. Everything changes so quickly and there is so much wisdom and so many good ideas in this world that people are willing to share; take it in and don’t limit the possibilities. Also don’t be afraid to look outside of engineering to help solve engineering problems. Innovation can come from integrating different ideas and processes so to be able to look at things from a multitude of perspectives is invaluable. Were you surprised to be awarded the ASET scholarship and how did it help you? I was most definitely surprised and very thankful! The scholarship helped with covering books, equipment rentals and supplies. Design books are not cheap (but do guarantee hours of fun!) How has ASET helped you in your career path so far? Being a member of ASET has helped me in getting interviews and finding work. Many employers really do look for the designation. My experience as an engineering technologist and a member of ASET has also opened many unexpected doors. I am currently working towards a Master’s degree studying water management and governance and hope to combine these new skills and knowledge with those I have and am still acquiring as a C.E.T. and a member of ASET.

Can you tell us about a project you are currently working on? The project I work on is ongoing. I help operate and maintain the Waterton-St. Mary Headworks System which is a series of dams and canals that stretch over 100 kilometers in southern Alberta. We divert and store water off of the Waterton, St. Mary and Belly Rivers for irrigation and other uses.

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ASET News ASET in the Community Stampede Event ASET hosted a Calgary Stampede Reception on July 9 at the Delta Calgary South with approximately 120 in attendance, including members, guests and representatives from government and industry.

At the Calgary event, President Norman Kyle, P.Tech.(Eng.), P.L.(Eng.), is presented with a cowboy hat by Second Vice President Keith Galliott, C.E.T., at right, and Councillor George Al Haddad, P.Tech.(Eng.).

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Night at the Races On July 11, ASET hosted a Night at the Races with117 attendees. Pictured are ASET Chapter Chair Dan Malone, C.E.T., fourth from right, and Chapter Vice Chair Cecil Kijewski, R.E.T., third from right, at the at the presentation after the ASET race.

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Staff News Recently, ASET welcomed two new staff. Richelle Wasylyk joined ASET in July as Coordinator of Registration and Student Services, which includes application handling, exam scheduling, and international applicant contact. Also in July, Sheri Lang joined ASET as Registration Projects Coordinator. Sheri’s responsibilities include reference processing, application status inquiries, and transcript processing. Welcome Richelle and Sheri!

ASET will mark its 50th anniversary in 2013 and you’re invited to help us celebrate. Special events are planned throughout the year including the AGM in March. Watch for details in upcoming issues of Technology Alberta, on the website and in TechLINK.

Richelle Wasylyk

Sheri Lang

Member Benefits Update

Unigroup has launched a new website with products exclusively for ASET members. To check out the details, visit www.unigroup.ca/ASET

New phone plans are available from Worldlynx for ASET members. To check out the details on the Worldlynx plan and other member benefits, visit the Members Area on the ASET website, www.aset.ab.ca

Like your math loud?

Business Link Sessions for Fall 2012

www.canadabusiness.ab.ca/sessions The Business Link is a not-for-profit organization supported by the Governments of Canada and Alberta, as well as other organizations committed to serving Alberta’s small business community.

Courtesy of NasaImages.org

For more information or to register for Small Business Learning Sessions through The Business Link visit:

WE HAVE A [ PROGRAM ] FOR THAT. Formulas, variables, forces and friction. When you solve for x, things explode. Imagine innovation. Engineer excitement.

Bachelor of Science in Engineering www.MacEwan.ca/engineering

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Insurance Coverage Exclusively for members of As a member, you can to participate in any of the programs outlined on our NEW website!

www.unigroup.ca/aset

The flexibility of this plan allows you to pick and choose options, depending on YOUR needs. We invite you to fill out a quote request online or give us a call for more information. We are proud of our long standing relationship with ASET and look forward to being of service to you. For more information or a FREE quote

Jeff Nielsen 1-877-900-0250 or jeff@unigroup.ca


ch a pters’ calendar For detailed information on chapter events, visit the Events Calendar on the ASET website. If you would like to be added to the ChapterLINK e-mail list, please contact ASET’s Coordinator of Member and Public Relations Lynnell Prediger at lynnellp@aset.ab.ca. fort m c m u r r ay

Next deadline for CHAPTERS’ CALENDAR submissions: October 26, 2012.

cold lake

gr ande praire

edmonton

calgary

lloy dminster

red deer

Open House and Member Induction Celebration Mark your calendar now for the annual Open House and Induction Celebration, to take place on Monday, November 19, 2012. More details to come – watch your email and plan to attend!

calgary

medicine h at lethbridge

c h a p t e r c o n ta c t s Calgary

F o r t M c M u r r ay

Lloy dminster

Russell Wong, C.E.T. calgary@aset.ab.ca 403.920.6716

James Hiltz, C.E.T. fortmcmurray@aset.ab.ca 780.743.9343

Dale Myggland, C.E.T. lloydminster@aset.ab.ca 780.842.7115

Col d L a k e

Gr a nde Pr a irie

M e d i c i n e H at

Ajaz Quraishi, C.Tech., PE. coldlake@aset.ab.ca 780.826.0045

Norm Rief, C.E.T. grandeprairie@aset.ab.ca 780.539.4422

Barry Way, C.E.T. medicinehat@aset.ab.ca 403.528.3771

Edmonton

L ethbr idge

R ed Deer

Greg Brouwer, C.E.T. lethbridge@aset.ab.ca 403.329.1404

Dave Moller, R.E.T. reddeer@aset.ab.ca 403.346.0395

Dan Malone, C.E.T. edmonton@aset.ab.ca 780.289.0730

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Edmon ton Open House and Member Induction Celebration Mark your calendar now for the annual Open House and Induction Celebration, to take place on Monday, October 29, 2012. More details to come – watch your email and plan to attend! Gorgeous Day, Great Golf! Another successful ASET/APEGA Edmonton Charity Golf Tournament was held on August 28 at The Ranch Golf and Country Club. Golfers enjoyed a beautiful day of golf, followed by a delicious banquet and tons of great prizes. Paul Mennier was a terrific host and close to $20,000 was raised for the Engineering Technology Scholarship Foundation of Alberta (ETSFA) and the APEGA Education Foundation (AEF) which will help provide valuable scholarships for up-and-coming technicians, technologists, engineers and geoscientists. Special thanks to our Title Sponsor TD Insurance Meloche Monnex and Grand Prize Sponsor WestJet. We are also grateful for the generous support of our Albatross Sponsors: Hemisphere Engineering, Ledcor and WorleyParsons; Eagle Sponsors: Bantrel, ClearStream Energy Services, Garneau Manufacturing, Minuteman Press Central, Meridian, Qualimet, TSAG and Voice Construction Ltd.; Par Sponsors: Associated Engineering, Cameron, Endress + Hauser, ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd., and Kingston Ross Pasnak LLP. Our Hole-in-One Sponsors were: Enterprise rent-a-car and PTI Group Inc. Signage was provided by Kingsway Minuteman Press and many other team prizes were generously donated.

A big thank you to our team photographer, Clyde Rigsby, C.E.T.

ASET golfers (l-r) ASET CEO Barry Cavanaugh, Ania Sleczkowska, ASET Director of Finance and Administration Norman Viegas and Edwina Viegas.

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gr a n de pr a ir ie Another Successful Golf Tournament The Peace Region ASET/APEGA Golf Tournament took place on Saturday, July 14 at the Sexsmith Golf Course. A record 16 teams participated and prize support was received from 32 local companies! All participants received prizes and $620 was raised for local charities through raffle and mulligan sales. It was a beautiful day and a good time was had by all! ASET Councillor Sandra Pippus, C.E.T., with teammates Alison Kenney and Markus Oeser.

ASET Grande Prairie Chapter Chair Norman Rief, C.E.T. (left) and ASET President Norman Kyle, P.Tech.(Eng.) (right) are pictured here with the winning team (l-r): Chad McMillan, E.I.T., Logan Hall, E.I.T. and Richard Howley, C.E.T.. Team member Mike O’Sullivan, C.E.T. had to leave before the picture was taken.

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Mark your calendar now for the annual Open House and Induction Celebration, to take place on Tuesday, November 20, 2012. More details to come – watch your email and plan to attend!

Mark your calendar now for the annual Open House and Induction Celebration, to take place on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. More details to come – watch your email and plan to attend!

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The Red Deer Chapter is currently looking for new volunteers for the Chapter Executive.

Open House and Member Induction Celebration Mark your calendar now for the annual Open House and Induction Celebration, to take place on Thursday, November 22, 2012. More details to come – watch your email and plan to attend!

c h a p t e r c h a i r s ’ r e t r e at Chapter Chairs Attend Retreat Day at ASET Offices On Saturday, June 23, seven of the nine chapter chairs met in Edmonton for a retreat day with ASET President Norman Kyle, P.Tech.(Eng.). Led by ASET Council Public Member Linda Wood Edwards, the chairs learned about the history of ASET, its mission and vision and the legislation that now governs the Association. The role of ASET Council was also discussed, along with the role of chapters and how they support ASET’s overall strategic plan. A strategy for budgeting for chapter events was also discussed and the chairs were provided with budgeting tools for future planning.

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Pictured below are: (Back Row) Calgary Chapter Chair Russell Wong, C.E.T., Fort McMurray Chapter Chair Jim Hiltz, C.E.T., Grande Prairie Chapter Vice Chair Glenn Plummer, P.Tech.(Eng.) and Lloydminster Chapter Chair Dale Myggland, C.E.T. (Front Row) Edmonton Chapter Chair Dan Malone, C.E.T., Cold Lake Chapter Chair Ajaz Quraishi, C.Tech., P.E., Red Deer Chapter Chair Dave Moller, R.E.T. and ASET President Norman Kyle, P.Tech.(Eng.), P.L.(Eng.)

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N e w + R e-cl a ssi f i e d m e m be r s ASET welcomes new members and gladly acknowledges reclassified members. This listing is for June 21, 2012 through September 9, 2012. We apologize for any omissions and have included prior errata here.

Please check www.aset.ab.ca for the most up-to-date roster. Assoc i at e t e c h n o l og i s t

ROJAS, LUIS

ELECTRONICS-ELECTRONICS ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

T e c h n o l og i s t i n T r a i n i n g – T.t.

AMIN, JAIMIN

MECHANICAL

Brampton

BRAZHNIKOV, SERHIY

INSTRUMENTATION-INSTRUMENTATION ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

BURT, CARLA

BIOSCIENCE-ENVIRONMENTAL

Okotoks

D'AMOUR, PATRICK

CIVIL-CIVIL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

DERKACH, GREGORY

CIVIL-CIVIL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

GOMEZ, MELISSA

CHEMICAL-CHEMICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Airdrie

GRONDIN, KEITH

ELECTRONICS-ELECTRONICS ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Grande Prairie

GUELADE-YAI, AWASSY

ELECTRONICS-TELECOMM. ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

HEBERT, EDWARD

GEOMATICS

Calgary

KEATING, CRAIG

MECHANICAL

Edmonton

LOZEAU, JOEL

BUILDING-CONSTRUCTION ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Leduc

LUDWIG, LESZEK

ARCHITECTURAL

Calgary

MAREK, KYLE

MECHANICAL

MORA, ALIRIO ALEJANDRO

CIVIL-CIVIL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

BENSTOWE, MAUREEN

ELECTRICAL-ELECTRICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Lethbridge Calgary

BLIGHT, KATE

BUILDING-CONSTRUCTION ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

BOWKOWY, JARED

PETROLEUM-PETROLEUM ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Beaumont

BRADLEY, RYAN

MECHANICAL

Calgary

BUETTNER, DAWN

EDDT-MUNICIPAL TECHNOLOGY

Sherwood Park

CALLAWAY, BENJAMIN

INSTRUMENTATION-INSTRUMENTATION ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

CARTER, DOUGLAS

MECHANICAL-POWER ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Prince George

CAYABO, JUSTIN

ELECTRICAL-ELECTRICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Fort McMurray

CEAUS, MIHAI

MECHANICAL-MECHANICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

CHEE, CHRISTINA

ENGINEERING DESIGN and DRAFTING

Edmonton

CHRISTEAS, VICKY

ARCHITECTURAL

Edmonton

CLARKE, CHARLOTTE

INSTRUMENTATION-INSTRUMENTATION ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

COLLINS, LEE

ENGINEERING DESIGN and DRAFTING

Calgary

CRADDOCK, JEFFREY

CIVIL-WATER SUPPLY and WASTE WATER CONTROL

Devon

Calgary

DAENINCK, STEPHEN

MECHANICAL

Calgary

Barrhead

DARKO, DANIEL

BUILDING-CONSTRUCTION ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

PARKINSON, VINCENT

CIVIL-CIVIL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Toronto

DE BOON, STEPHEN

ENGINEERING DESIGN and DRAFTING

Calgary

PATEL, SHRIDHAN

MECHANICAL-MECHANICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

DEJANOVIC, DANKO

ENGINEERING DESIGN and DRAFTING

Edmonton

PEDERSEN, ZANE

PETROLEUM-PETROLEUM ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Penhold

DERKACH, LEO

CIVIL-CIVIL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

STEINKEY, DUSTIN

MECHANICAL

Calgary

DICUS, DEREK

ELECTRONICS-ELECTRONICS ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

SUTHENDRAN, ABYRA

BIOSCIENCE-LABORATORY

Edmonton

DROLET, SIMON

INDUSTRIAL-INDUSTRIAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Drummondville

TOMA, JON

GEOLOGICAL

Edmonton

ELLIOTT, RYAN

METALLURGICAL-WELDING ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

VEIT, BRENT

ARCHITECTURAL

Cold Lake

ESPERAME, JOSELITO

BIOSCIENCE-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Calgary

WARAICH, HARPREET

MECHANICAL-AERONAUTICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

FOOT, TRINA

ENGINEERING DESIGN and DRAFTING

Calgary

WILLIAMS, DUSTEN

ELECTRONICS-TELECOMM. ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

FREADRICH, TROY

BUILDING-CONSTRUCTION ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Leduc

ZHANG, SHUORAN

ELECTRICAL-ELECTRICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

GABELHEI, MATT

CIVIL-CIVIL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

ZHANG, YI

ENGINEERING DESIGN and DRAFTING

Edmonton

GELETA, BRIAN

INSTRUMENTATION-INSTRUMENTATION ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Redwater

c e rt i f i e d T e c h n ic i a n – C .T e c h .

ALI, WAJID

MECHANICAL

Calgary

CARTER, DOUGLAS

MECHANICAL-POWER ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Prince George

CEAUS, MIHAI

MECHANICAL-MECHANICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

ESPERAME, JOSELITO

BIOSCIENCE-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Calgary

GILMAR, KYLE

MECHANICAL-MECHANICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Victoria

GOODMAN, SHAUNA

ENGINEERING DESIGN and DRAFTING

Edmonton

HABIB, SUSAN

ENGINEERING DESIGN and DRAFTING

Calgary

HALEY, MICHAEL

ENGINEERING DESIGN and DRAFTING

Calgary

HAMMOND, SHAUN

ELECTRONICS-ELECTRONICS ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

HANSEN, LEISHA

ENGINEERING DESIGN and DRAFTING

Lethbridge

HERJAVEC, DENNIS

MECHANICAL

Niagara Falls

JAMAL, RIZWAN

INSTRUMENTATION-INSTRUMENTATION ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Sherwood Park

JOYCOTTAGE, JOSEPH

ELECTRICAL-ELECTRICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

KUMANAYAKA, HAPUTHANTRI

EDDT-PROCESS PIPING TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

LAWRANCE, DEREK

ELECTRONICS-TELECOMM. ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Grande Prairie

LIBAH, YONIS

MECHANICAL-MANUFACTURING EQUIPMENT ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Fort McMurray

ROBISON, JAMES

ELECTRICAL-ELECTRICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Strathmore

WANG, HANJUN (JUNE)

ENGINEERING DESIGN and DRAFTING

Edmonton

HUANG, JIAJIAN

ELECTRONICS-ELECTRONICS ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

WILLIAMS, JUSTIN

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

HUNTER, CARSON

ELECTRONICS-TELECOMM. ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

INNIS, RYAN

MECHANICAL-MECHANICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

ISHAK, BRYAN

MECHANICAL-MECHANICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

ISSEL, RYAN

ARCHITECTURAL

Edmonton

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BENSON, AARON

MECHANICAL-MATERIALS ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

ALI, WAJID

MECHANICAL

Calgary

ARTHURS, JARED

ENGINEERING DESIGN and DRAFTING

Edmonton

HARTY, SHANE

ELECTRICAL-ELECTRICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

HATELY, JESSE

MECHANICAL-MECHANICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Ardrossan

HAYDEN, DAVID

INSTRUMENTATION-INSTRUMENTATION ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

HERJAVEC, DENNIS

MECHANICAL

Niagara Falls

HILDERMAN, ANDY

INSTRUMENTATION-INSTRUMENTATION ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

HIRSCHKORN, KELLY

PETROLEUM-PETROLEUM ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

HORNBY, BRETT

ELECTRICAL-ELECTRICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

JACKMAN, MARY

GEOLOGICAL

Calgary

JAMAL, RIZWAN

INSTRUMENTATION-INSTRUMENTATION ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Sherwood Park

BARTLEY, NATHAN

MECHANICAL-MECHANICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

JOHNSTON, KEVON

METALLURGICAL-WELDING ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

BENOIT, MEAGHAN

CIVIL-CIVIL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

JOYCOTTAGE, JOSEPH

ELECTRICAL-ELECTRICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

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KABORE, RENE

INDUSTRIAL-INDUSTRIAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Fort McMurray

SIU, SAMUEL

MECHANICAL-MECHANICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

KHAN, MUHAMMAD

INSTRUMENTATION-INSTRUMENTATION ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

SMITH, THOMAS

ELECTRICAL-ELECTRO MECHANICAL

Medicine Hat

KUMANAYAKA, HAPUTHANTRI

EDDT-PROCESS PIPING TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

KWAN, DICKSON

MECHANICAL-MECHANICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

LAWRANCE, DEREK

ELECTRONICS-TELECOMM. ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Grande Prairie

LE, TRUNG

ENGINEERING DESIGN and DRAFTING

Edmonton

LEAVITT, KASZ

CIVIL-CIVIL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Lethbridge

LESLIE, RYAN

MECHANICAL

Edmonton

LIBAH, YONIS

MECHANICAL-MANUFACTURING EQUIPMENT ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Fort McMurray

LIGHT, DANIEL

INSTRUMENTATION-AUTOMATION and ROBOTICS TECHNOLOGY

Okotoks

LISCH, WENDY

EDDT-PROCESS PIPING TECHNOLOGY

LISSINE, ALEXEI

MECHANICAL-MECHANICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

SPENCER, MARK

MECHANICAL

Lacombe

STA. MARIA, ERNESTO

MECHANICAL

Pitt Meadows

STEVENS, JARED

CIVIL-CIVIL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Sherwood Park

STEWARD, JASON

BUILDING-CONSTRUCTION ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

SU, JIEPING

EDDT-CIVIL TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

SYSON, MILES

CIVIL-CIVIL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

TANG, JINAN

MECHANICAL-MECHANICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

TAT, ALEX

ENGINEERING DESIGN and DRAFTING

Calgary

TCHOKOTE, GEORGES

ELECTRONICS-ELECTRONICS ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

THEBERGE, EMILE

CIVIL-CIVIL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

THIAM, FRANCOIS

INDUSTRIAL-INDUSTRIAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

Calgary

TOBIN, EUGENE

CIVIL-CIVIL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Sherwood Park

Dartmouth

TONNELLIER, TRENT

METALLURGICAL-WELDING ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

LIU, LAN

PETROLEUM-PETROLEUM ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

TRACEY, TRISHA

PETROLEUM-PETROLEUM ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

LIU, ZHONGQIN

ELECTRICAL-ELECTRICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

VATCHER, SHANE

ELECTRICAL-ELECTRICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

LORTEAU, KEVIN

ELECTRICAL-ELECTRICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

VERMEER, CINDY

CIVIL-CIVIL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

LOSIER, GHISLAIN

CIVIL-CIVIL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

WANG, HANJUN (JUNE)

ENGINEERING DESIGN and DRAFTING

Edmonton

LYNN, JOSEPH

CIVIL-TRANSPORTATION ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Red Deer

WANG, KELLY

CIVIL-STRUCTURAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

MACDONELL, AARON

ELECTRICAL-ELECTRICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Okotoks

WILLIAMS, JUSTIN

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

MACKISOC, STEPHEN

CIVIL-STRUCTURAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

WILSON, BLAIR

MECHANICAL

St. Albert

MALEC, CYPRIAN

ELECTRICAL-ELECTRICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

WONG, PHILIP

ENGINEERING DESIGN and DRAFTING

Edmonton

MAMOTOS, JACINTO

MECHANICAL-MECHANICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

WOYNAROWICH, MARK

PETROLEUM-PETROLEUM ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

MAPA, HARISCHANDRA

CIVIL-CIVIL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

WYNNYK, RYAN

ELECTRICAL-ELECTRICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

ZHANG, FAN

ELECTRICAL-ELECTRICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Vegreville

MASON, TAYLOR

METALLURGICAL-WELDING ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

MATEPA, JANA

MECHANICAL-MECHANICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

MATTHEWS, JESSE

CIVIL-CIVIL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Red Deer

MELNYK, KURT

METALLURGICAL-MATERIALS ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Smoky Lake

MELVILLE, KYLE

METALLURGICAL-WELDING ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

MIKLAS, WOJCIECH

ELECTRONICS-TELECOMM. ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

MORRIS, SEAN

MECHANICAL

MUHL, EDMUND

GEOMATICS-SURVEY ENG. TECHNOLOGY

NASH, ARTHUR NAVAREZ, PJAY

P r o f e ss i o n a l T e c h n o l og i s t – P.T e c h .( E n g .)

BERG, STEVEN

MECHANICAL-MECHANICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Red Deer

BOGNER, RORY

INSTRUMENTATION-INSTRUMENTATION ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

Calgary

CHAN, SARAH

ENGINEERING DESIGN and DRAFTING

Edmonton

Grand Prairie

DUCHSCHER, RICK

GEOMATICS-SURVEY ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

ELECTRICAL-ELECTRICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Edmonton

JARBEAU, GREG

ELECTRICAL-ELECTRICAL ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

INSTRUMENTATION-INSTRUMENTATION ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Calgary

NEMECEK, BRENT

PETROLEUM-PETROLEUM ENG. TECHNOLOGY

Chestermere

NIEBERDING, DARELL

MECHANICAL

Spruce Grove

NOEL, STEPHEN

CIVIL-CONSTRUCTION

Edmonton

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Calgary

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Calgary

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Grande Prairie

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Calgary

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Edmonton

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Calgary

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Calgary

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Ovelson, Michelle

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Steiger, Landon

Tremmel, Justin

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Rivard, Frederick

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Yang, Jieying

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ASET expresses sincere condolences to friends and family.

M e m be r s on t h e mo v e Todd Safruk, C.E.T. recently became an associate of Thurber Engineering Ltd. in Calgary. He continues to be the Calgary Laboratory Manager for Soil and Concrete, as well as the company’s Corporate Radiation Safety Officer.

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Thai, John

Youra, Douglas

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Worthing, Cody Wosley, Steven

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De Castro, Ron

Talhouni, Kosai

Wong, Joseph

Corey Young, C.E.T.

Crowley, Leslie

Symon, Douglas

Vander Leest, Calvin

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