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About the Chapter
PEO is divided into 5 Regional Congress Committees formed out of delegates from 36 Chapters. The Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter falls within the East Central Region along with the following chapters: East Toronto, Lake Ontario, Scarborough, Willowdale/Thornhill and York. Chapters exists to serve five essential purposes: Presence, Communications, Grassroots Participation, Recognition and Governance.
1493 Licensed Engineers (89%)
187 Engineering Interns (11%)
Board of Directors
Peter Rozitis, P.Eng.
Cassandra Frengopoulos, P.Eng.
Jason Gubbels, P.Eng.,
Arash Habibollahi, P.Eng.
Kevin Hughes, P.Eng.
Greg Merrill, P.Eng., FEC
Rick Vender, P.Eng.
Oday Wadee, P.Eng.
Silva Yousif, EIT
Mark Haynes, P.Eng., FEC
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On March 23, students from across the Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter descended upon Georgian College to participate in National Engineering Month activities hosted by the local PEO and OACETT Chapters. Activities included Popsicle stick bridge busting, catapults, marshmallow-spaghetti towers, water treatment demonstrations and a crystal radio. Event partners from the Barrie Public Library, New Life Robotics, Simcoe Read more about NEM 2019[…]
The PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter was pleased to have two members of provincial parliament in attendance at the Chapter AGM and Spring License Ceremony held on March 31st in Barrie. Andrea Khanjin, MPP for Barrie-Innisfil addressed the crowd stating that the government wants to hear from the expertise of professional engineers in order to enable government Read more about MPPs Attend Chapter AGM[…]
On March 2nd, children from Simcoe-Muskoka had fun at the Engineering Circus hosted by Engineers of Tomorrow Barrie. The event, held at Georgian College, took over kids through four unique stations consisting of a “big-top building station”, a catapult, a balloon rocket and an electrical circuit. A fun event to inspire a future generation of Read more about Children Experience Engineering at EOT 2019[…]
On November 29th, the Simcoe-Muskoka Bridge Breaker paid a visit to the Civil Engineering Technologist program at Georgian College in Barrie. Second year students formed teams to test 19 of their Popsicle stick bridge designs. Professional Engineers from the chapter assisted with the event and everyone had an enjoyable day in the lab.
The PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter is proud to announce the Scholarship Award Recipients for 2018: Congratulations to Damilola Fadiya, Cassidy Morgan and Kiera Orr-Casbourne who proved themselves as exceptional students in the Simcoe-Muskoka area! Our scholarships are awarded based on academic performance, community contributions, intra and extracurricular activities, and leadership positions taken on during an Read more about More Scholarships Awarded in 2018[…]
On November 15, seven Professional Engineers in the Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter received their Professional Engineering Licences at a presentation ceremony and dinner held at the Barrie Country Club. Congratulations to Peter Derro, Winifredo Porcalla, Daniel Fox, Meghan Whynot, Melissa Johnson, Adam Bezzina, and Zuliang Yang on reaching this professional milestone! After the ceremony the attendees Read more about New Engineers Receive Licences[…]
On November 15th, Kevin Hughes, P.Eng., presented a certificate of thanks to Shun Cheung, P.Eng., who has volunteered with the PEO Simcoe Muskoka Chapter Board since 2015. Shun has served in a number of positions including Events Director, Communications Director and Social Media Director. Shun is moving out of the chapter and we wish him Read more about Chapter Thanks Exiting Board Member[…]
On October 25th, the PEO Simcoe Muskoka Chapter had the pleasure of a Professional Head Shot Photo Session with Ian from Ian G. McIntosh Photography. The event provided a unique opportunity for members to get professional head shots completed while enjoying networking opportunities with fellow members. The evening was capped off by great food Read more about Photo Worthy Engineers Event[…]
On Thursday October 4th, José Vera, P.Eng., Manager of Standards and Practice at PEO, traveled to Barrie to speak with a group of members about PEO’s Guideline on the Use of the Professional Engineer’s Seal. The event was attended by Professional Engineers and Engineering Interns which resulted into an excellent discussion about when to Read more about Should I Seal This? – Info Session[…]
On September 14th OACETT and PEO held the 30th annual golf classic. The event was held at Hawk Ridge Golf Club in Orillia. It was a record attendance with 148 golfers joining us for a great day of golf. A big thank you to our hole sponsors! Proceeds from this tournament go towards our Read more about Golf Tournament 2018[…]