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News Notice
January 26, 2023
Member Engagement Session - Future By-law Changes
Council invites all members to participate in open online engagement sessions discussing potential by-law changes for 2023. All potential changes for the by-laws stem from pending changes to The Engineering and Geoscientific Professions Act through Bill 233. An online engagement session will be held on Tuesday, February 2, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. To participate in this online engagement session, visit the event page. Alternatively, feedback or questions can be emailed to Danielle Unett at DUnett@EngGeoMB.ca. You can find Manitoba's current legislation on the Legislation portion of our website.

2023 Awards Nominations are Open!
The Association is seeking nominations for the 2023 Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba Awards. Honours are presented in ten categories and recognize outstanding Manitoba engineers and geoscientists, teams, and employers. Submit to Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba no later than Friday, February 24, 2023. The Student Achievement Award nomination deadline is Friday, May 8, 2023. Detailed award descriptions and nomination forms can be found on our awards page.

EngGeoMB Career Opportunities Site
Did you know that the Association offers a job posting service? Employers can find more information via our website. Looking for a job? There are currently jobs posted such as System Improvement Design Engineer, Transportation Facilities Planning Engineer, and other positions in various disciplines. For a complete listing, see our Career Opportunities webpage.

Volunteer Opportunities
Audit Committee
The Audit Committee is a committee of Council, that assists Council in fulfilling its external and direct inspection monitoring of the fiscal policy, by meeting with the external auditor to review the draft Audited Financial Statements and Audit Report and provides a report back to Council. The committee is currently looking for a professional member (P.Eng. or P.Geo.) who is financially literate and has previous experience with fiscal policies, accounting systems, auditing skills, and experience in a non-profit or similar sized organization. An MBA or CPA designation is preferred, but not required. For more information on this opportunity please see the call for volunteers.

Nominating Committee - Multiple Volunteers Needed
The Nominating Committee assists Council in identifying election candidates for councillors for the upcoming election, to replace any vacancies on Council with those who meet the criteria for councillors as described in the Governance Policy. For the 2023 year, the committee is looking for four new members: three professional members, of which one needs to be a professional geoscientist; and one intern (engineering or geoscience). Interested members who have a well-connected network with other professional members, an understanding of governance, succession planning, board/Council functions, as well as experience in the field of Human Resources are encouraged to apply. For more information on this opportunity please see the call for volunteers.

Ingenium Task Group
The Ingenium Task Group is a group of volunteers who assist in the planning of the professional development seminars that will be offered at the Association's annual Ingenium conference. The task group suggests suitable technical topics of interest, identifies suitable speakers to provide presentations at the conference, and task group members may be called upon to assist in moderating conference sessions. The task group is currently looking for one professional engineer (P.Eng.) to join the group. For more information on this opportunity please see the call for volunteers .

Infrastructure Climate Risk Assessment: Featuring the PIEVC Process - February 14, 2023
Using Manitoba-themed example projects and case studies, and focusing on the PIEVC risk assessment process, this course will outline the main steps on conducting a climate change risk/resilience assessment on infrastructure systems and give you the opportunity to practice conducting an assessment in the case study/workshop. To register for the course, please see our event listing. If you are unable to attend this course at this time, you can register for the same course that takes place on February 15, 2023 via our event listing. A Deeper Dive into Infrastructure Climate Risk Assessment: Featuring the PIEVC Process will be held on February 16, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. This course is delivered as part of the Manitoba Climate Resilience Training (MCRT) Infrastructure Project. For further courses being offered, see the online events calendar.

Indigenous Members Chapter Networking Event - February 8, 2023
The Indigenous Members Chapter of EngGeoMB is hosting a wine and cheese event at the Association office. This is an opportunity for indigenous and non-indigenous affiliate members to meet and network. Wine, cheese, and other refreshments will be served. To register for this event, please reach out to EngGeoMB.Indigenous.Chapter@gmail.com.

Westman Chapter Social Mixer at the Brandon Wheat Kings Viewing Lounge - February 10, 2023
The Westman Chapter will be hosting a social outing for affiliated members to mingle while watching the Brandon Wheat Kings play at the Brandon Wheat Kings Viewing Lounge in the Keystone Center. The event is limited to the first 100 people to RSVP. For more information about the event and to register, please see the event listing.