Professional Engineers Ontario Simcoe-Muskoka CHapter

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About the Chapter

...and why we exist.

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

...engineers volunteering in the Simcoe-Muskoka Community

Kevin Hughes, P.Eng.

Kevin is a Structural engineer in Barrie and has served on the Chapter Board since 2012 in many officer roles including secretary, vice-chair and presently as the Chapter Chair. Email:

Oday Wadee, P.Eng.

An internationally educated and licensed Civil/Geotechnical engineer, ODay is environmentally inclined and passionate about the conservation of clean water, earth and air. ODay enjoys travel and experiencing different cultures. He has served on the Chapter Board since 2014. Email:

Jason Gubbels, P.Eng.,

Jason is an electrical power systems engineer at the Ontario Grid Control Centre and an educator at the post-secondary level. Outside interests include continuous learning. Jason has been involved locally with both PEO and OACETT since 2014. Email:

Arash Habibollahi, P.Eng.

Arash is a Mechanical Engineer who join the Chapter in 2017. Arash has been an active member of the ASHRAE Toronto Chapter since 2012 and has also been volunteering for Youth Assisting Youth since 2004. Email:

Greg Merrill, P.Eng., FEC

Education Co-Director
Greg is an Aerospace/Mechanical Engineer who has served on the Chapter Board since 2004. Email:

Mark Haynes, P.Eng., FEC

Education Co-Director
Mark is a mechanical engineer and has served the board since 2002. Email:

Peter Rozitis, P.Eng.

Government Liaison Program Director
Peter works and lives in Mildand Ontario. He enjoys supporting and mentoring Engineers, and volunteering on the Chapter Board which he has served on for over five years. Email:

Cassandra Frengopoulos, P.Eng.

Women in Engineer Director
Cassie is a structural engineer working in the Barrie area for the past 5 years. She joined the Chapter Board as a volunteer in 2016 and was elected a Board Member in 2017. Email:

Jordan Barroso, EIT

Engineering Intern Director
Jordan is a Mechanical EIT and has served on the Chapter Board since 2015. Email:

Silva Yousif, EIT

NEM Event Director
Silva is an EIT with a background in Construction and Building Engineering and joined the Chapter Board in 2016. Silva is active in the community through volunteer work with Contact South Simcoe. Email:

José Barreiro, EIT

Community Outreach and Social Media Director
José is an EIT with a background in structural engineering and joined the Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter Board in 2016. José is active in the community through volunteer work with Big Brothers Big Sisters and various sports teams. Email:

Shun Cheung, P.Eng.

Event Director
Shun is a Transportation Engineer who volunteered for the Chapter in 2015. He has served as a board member since 2016. Email:

Tyler Ing, P.Eng.

Past-Chair and Communications Director
Tyler is a Structural Engineer and has served on the Chapter Board since 2012. Email:

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Chapter News

...what's happening in Simcoe-Muskoka

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