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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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With its beautiful new factory and offices, the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter was graciously greeted by Colin Mark on November 15th at the Northern Transformer facilities in Vaughan, Ontario. Colin explained the origins of the company, market and growth plans, capabilities and some of the technical and commercial issues involved in making their high quality products Read more about A Transformative Tour[…]
On November 9th, the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter hosted its annual Fall P.Eng. Licence ceremony. A late-morning affair, the event included ten new Professional Engineers in the Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter receiving their P.Eng. licences. A special thanks to Attorney General Hon Doug Downey (MPP – Barrie, Springwater, Oro-Medonte) and Andrea Khanjin (MPP – Barrie, Innisfil) for joining Read more about New Licences and Scholarships[…]
During an evening presentation on September 18, Lui Tai, P.Eng. a senior Fire Protection Engineer gave chapter members a synopsis of the requirements and actions to make a building safe for its occupants. Besides going through some requirements of the Ontario Building Code and Fire Safety Code, Lui discussed a number of case studies which Read more about Learning About Fire Protection[…]
On August 9th, 39 members of the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter enjoyed a guided tour of the Amazon Fulfillment Centre in Brampton to gain insight as to how all those packages made it to their mailboxes so quickly and accurately. It is a large facility at over 850,000 sq.ft. and has over 20 km of conveyor Read more about A Prime Tour of Amazon[…]
There was rain, and then more rain, but that did not stop 144 golfers from local PEO and OACETT Chapters from participating in our annual golf event on September 13. This event is used to generate funds for the PEO and OACETT scholarship funds where the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter was able to raise nearly $1500! Read more about Soggy Swings Result in Scholarships[…]
On July 10th, the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter was joined by Tracey Caruana, P.Eng., from the EIT group at PEO Headquarters to speak with our local EITs about the licensing process. After the presentation all enjoyed a fun time of networking. If you missed the presentation, you can download it here.
On June 27, Paul Acchione, P.Eng., delivered a presentation to the Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter on small nuclear reactors at to 27 members and guests. Paul discussed this up and coming technology and described some of the units that companies are working on to develop for the world market. One of the great advantages to this equipment Read more about Small nuclear reactor info session[…]
On June 13th, the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chpater hosted a presentation at Thornbury Village Cidery that provided an overview of the PEO practice guideline entitled Structural Condition Assessments of Existing Buildings and Designated Structures; which defines the professional requirements imposed on practitioners who perform structural condition assessments of existing buildings defined in the Building Code Act, 1992. Read more about Structural Assessment Night[…]
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[…]