APEGA Council Election 

Each year, an APEGA Council election is held. Voting is conducted online in myAPEGA over the course of 30 days in early spring so that all members have an equal opportunity to take part and have their voices heard.

Voting in the Election

You can vote in the APEGA election if you are a member with an eligible membership type at the time of the election.

How to Vote

Voting in the APEGA Council election is open for 30 days each year in February and March. During that period, eligible voters will be able to see the voting module in myAPEGA, which will take them to the ballot. Please take the time to review the candidates before voting.

Eligible to Vote

  • life members
  • professional members (P.Eng., P.Geo., P.Geol., or P.Geoph.)
  • professional licensees

Ineligible to Vote

  • applicants
  • exam candidates or students
  • honorary members
  • licensees
  • members-in-training (E.I.T. or G.I.T.)
  • provisional licensees

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Council Applications

To apply for consideration as a Council candidate, you must be a member in good standing with an eligible membership type and be able to commit to the duties of a councillor for a three-year term. APEGA publishes the recruitment priorities for the current election year.

You must complete the application process within the Better Impact volunteer system during the application period (typically in August and September every year).

Learn more about applying for Council

What Council Can and Cannot Do

As Alberta's engineering and geoscience regulatory body, APEGA exists to protect the public. Through our self-regulatory structure, APEGA Council has been entrusted by the Government of Alberta to ensure our members fulfill that mandate—this added responsibility is what distinguishes APEGA Council from a typical board of directors.

Find out more about the scope and authority of APEGA Council