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APEGA's 98th President Sworn In

APEGA's new President told Members on Friday, April 28, that she is "constantly amazed at the innovation and talent" that Members and Permit Holders demonstrate, adding that she looks forward to continuing to hear their stories during her term. Jane Tink, P.Eng., FEC, FGC (Hon.), said that "our professions provide our society with a remarkable quality of life."

She continued: "We should be proud of the value and safety that our Members deliver when we discharge our ethical and technical responsibilities." 

Jane Tink's First Speech as President

Jane Tink, P.Eng., FEC, FGC (Hon.), officially takes office as APEGA's 98th President.

Ms. Tink, an Okotoks resident and engineering consultant, made the comments after being sworn in at the APEGA Annual General Meeting in Calgary as APEGA's 98th President. Ms. Tink became President-Elect after the 2016 APEGA Election. She served as a Councillor from 2004 to 2007. Also for APEGA, she has chaired the Audit Committee, an Aboriginal affairs advisory group, and the Calgary Branch Executive Committee.

Ms. Tink's professional background includes working for a private oil and gas company and for Ryder Scott, an international petroleum consulting firm. A rancher as well as a practising Professional Engineer, Ms. Tink has organized and participated in science fairs and presentations for Aboriginal communities, schools, and other organizations, has been a guest lecturer and speaker, and has volunteered as a parent with Scouts.

"My work as APEGA's President has officially begun. I look forward to serving you and our professions."

In the 2017 APEGA Election, Members chose Nima Dorjee, P.Eng., as the 2017-2018 President-Elect. Mr. Dorjee is the President of the Project Tibet Society. APEGA's new Vice-President is John Rhind, P.Geol., a Shell oil sands executive.