2017 Community Service Award Recipient

This award is presented to an individual who has made significant improvements to a community in need through efforts in the engineering or geoscience profession.

Tracey Stock, P.Eng., PhD

Tracey Stock, P.Eng., PhD

Advocating for disadvantaged Calgarians and empowering local youth are just two ways that Dr. Tracey Stock, P.Eng., has positively affected his community over the past four decades. President of Ares Engineering, Dr. Stock is a Professional Engineer, lawyer, petroleum landman, and chartered manager focused on the upstream oil and gas industry, construction, health services, and education.

Dr. Stock has given more than 100,000 hours of volunteer service to various non-profit organizations, demonstrating his long-term commitment to his community and to helping others. This commitment began 45 years ago, as a section leader with Scouts Canada for Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, and Rovers. This included several national, award-winning expeditions to remote regions of Yukon and Nunavut. Today, he holds senior volunteer and executive roles with local and national councils and foundations.

For decades, Dr. Stock has been a program advisor with the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award in Alberta. This program gives youth an opportunity to grow through community service, physical fitness, outdoor adventure, and skill development.

He has volunteered with Calgary Legal Guidance for almost 30 years, providing free legal advice to those in need. Over the past 43 years, he has made more than 625 blood, plasma, and platelet donations to Canadian Blood Services. He volunteered for several decades in the Calgary Food Bank warehouse and as a volunteer instructor with St. John Ambulance.

His service to his professional community spans nearly 30 years and includes volunteering for APEGA statutory committees and other professional associations. Dr. Stock also shares his expertise teaching at the University of Calgary, Mount Royal University, and SAIT, and for APEGA and other professional associations.