Volunteer for a Committee or Board | APEGA

Volunteer for a Committee or Board

APEGA's committees and boards assist with the Association's governance and operations. They are involved in a wide range of engineering and geoscience initiatives, such as examinations and professional admission, the ongoing improvement of guidelines and standards, and member recognition and awards. Boards and committees play a vital role in the engineering and geoscience professions by ensuring members are held to the highest standard.

For more information on volunteering or the current opportunities, email the Volunteer Management Coordinator at volunteer@apega.ca.

APEGA Council Dinner 2016

Enhance APEGA's High Qualification and Exam Standards

Maintaining APEGA's high standards for professionalism and expertise requires a high standard of membership. Help assess new member applications and qualifications or contribute to the regulation of the examinations used in the application process.

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National Professional Practice Exam Question Author

Volunteers needed: 3-4 

APEGA members are invited to volunteer to help produce new, high-quality examination questions to add to the National Professional Practice Examination (NPPE) item bank to be used on future administrations of the NPPE.

Qualifications

  • Professional licenced engineer or geoscientist registered with Alberta or another Canadian association
  • Strong English language and comprehension skills to write high-quality examination questions
  • Working knowledge of professionalism, law, and ethics as outlined in the NPPE scope and syllabus

Commitment

  • A minimum of 5 new questions per month (equivalent to approximately 5-8 hours per month)
  • Can be done remotely - you can live anywhere in the world provided you are licensed with a Canadian engineering or geoscience association and have a high-speed Internet connection to access the online question authoring platform

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The next recruitment cycle for the following boards and committees begins in fall 2019. Check back for more opportunities.

Get Involved with APEGA's Complaints and Enforcement Process

When you join one of the boards or committees involved in APEGA's complaints and enforcement process, you will help to ensure that the regulations in the Engineering and Geoscience Professions Act are properly and fairly enforced.

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No Current Volunteer Opportunities

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Share Your Professional Practice Expertise

When you volunteer for these opportunities, you will take part in the creation and update of professional practice guidelines and standards for the engineering and geoscience professions. These documents are trustworthy sources of information that detail the professional standards that must be met by all practising members.

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Join Your Branch's Executive Committee

The APEGA branches are integral to APEGA operations. With 10 branches across the province, they are the conduit between APEGA Head Office and APEGA members.

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Get Involved with Nominations, Honours, and Awards

Review, vet, and recommend nominees for APEGA's annual Council Election and for awards and honours bestowed by APEGA and external organizations.

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No Current Volunteer Opportunities

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Represent APEGA in Joint and External Initiatives

Represent APEGA's interests and offer your expertise by participating in initiatives, on boards, and on committees organized by external groups.

Note: These outside volunteer hours do not qualify for APEGA volunteer hours, but they do qualify for Continuing Professional Development hours.

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No Current Volunteer Opportunities

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