The Council acts in the name of, and on behalf of, Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba to exercise all of the powers, authority, and privileges conferred to the Association through The Engineering and Geoscientific Professions Act.

Council Members 2021-2022

[Allan Silk, P.Eng., FEC] Allan Silk, P.Eng., FEC
[Jason Mann, P.Geo.] Jason Mann, P.Geo.
Past President
[Ian Smallwood, P.Eng.] Ian Smallwood, P.Eng.
[Kathryn Atamanchuk, P.Eng., FEC] Kathryn Atamanchuk, P.Eng., FEC
Executive Committee Member
[Mike Houvardas, P.Eng.] Mike Houvardas, P.Eng.
Elected Councillor (2021-2023)
[Neil Klassen, CET] Neil Klassen, CET
Appointed Councillor
[Christina McDonald] Christina McDonald
Appointed Councillor
[Linda Murphy, P.Geo.] Linda Murphy, P.Geo.
Elected Councillor (2020-2022)
[Crystal Paculan] Crystal Paculan
Appointed Councillor
[Céline Rivard, EIT] Céline Rivard, EIT
Elected Councillor (2021-2023)
[John Sawatzky, P.Eng.] John Sawatzky, P.Eng.
Elected Councillor (2020-2022)
[Efrem Teklemariam, P.Eng. FEC] Efrem Teklemariam, P.Eng. FEC
Elected Councillor (2020-2022)
[Shipra Verma] Shipra Verma
Appointed Councillor
[Michelle Wadelius, P.Eng.] Michelle Wadelius, P.Eng.
Elected Councillor (2020-2022)
[Eric Yang, P.Geo.] Eric Yang, P.Geo.
Elected Councillor (2021-2023)
[Grant Koropatnick, P.Eng. FEC] Grant Koropatnick, P.Eng. FEC
CEO & Registrar
Staff support to Council


Carver Governance Model

The Association uses its three governing legal documents along with the Carver Governance Model® to conduct business as a non-profit, self-regulating professional body. The Carver model clearly distinguishes the job of the Council from the job of the Chief Executive Officer.

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