Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board

What does the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board do?

The Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board accredits undergraduate engineering programs. These programs provide the academic requirements for licensure as a professional engineer in Canada.

Why does the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board exist?

  • To ensure Canada’s engineering education system remains amongst the best in the world
  • To set national standards for engineering education
  • To provide expertise and efficiency in assessing engineering education on behalf of the provincial and territorial engineering regulatory bodies

Who does the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board report to?

The Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board is a committee of the Engineers Canada Board.

Several sub-committees assist the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board in its work, including:

  • Executive Committee
  • Nominating Committee
  • Policies and Procedures Committee

Who are the members of the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board?

Our members are volunteers. They are senior engineering practitioners from academia, the public sector and private industry.

Photo of Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board members

2013-2014 Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board

Top row, from left to right: Graham T. Reader, P.Eng., C.Eng., EUR, Ing. Richard J. Kind, FEC, P.Eng., Dr. Danilo Candido, FEC, P.Eng., Jacques Paynter, FEC, P.Eng., Rick Kullman, FEC, P.Eng. (Engineers Canada Board Representative), Dr. Guy Gendron P.Eng., ing., Dr. James Blatz, FEC, P.Eng., Wayne MacQuarrie, FEC, P.Eng.

Bottom row, from left to right: James K.W. Lee, FEC, P.Eng., Paula Klink, P.Eng., Gérard Lachiver, ing. (Vice-Chair), Malcolm J. Reeves, FEC,. P.Eng. (Chair), René Rochette, FIC, ing. (Past-Chair), Dr. Pierre G. Lafleur, Ph.D., ing., Nadia Baaziz, ing.,

Absent: Michael Isaacson, FEC, P.Eng., Robert D. Dony, FEC, P.Eng., Stéphane Bilodeau, ing. (Engineers Canada Board Representative), Engineers Canada staff – Gordon Griffith, FEC, ing., P.Eng. (Secretary), Lynn Villeneuve, Maria Arrieta, Alexander Olivas, Johanne Lamarche.

For more information

To learn more about our Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board, call Lynn Villeneuve, Practice Lead, Accreditation, at 613-232-2474 ext. 226. Or, send Lynn an email