Engineers Canada

Accreditation Board

What does the Accreditation Board do?

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

Why does the 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 Accreditation Board report to?

The Accreditation Board is a committee of the 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 Accreditation Board?

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

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

  • Executive Committee
  • Nominating Committee
  • Policies and Procedures Committee

Committee Members

Wayne McQuarrie
Chair 

Graham Reader
Vice-Chair 

Gérard Lachiver
Past-Chair 

Kathryn Sutherland
Secretary 

David Brown
Engineers Canada Board representative 

Jeff Holm
Engineers Canada Board representative  

Luigi Benedicenti
Member    

Danilo Candido
Member  

Emily Cheung
Member   

Pemberton Cyrus
Member    

Robert Dony
Member  

Ray Gosine
Member      

Michael Isaacson
Member    

Denis Isabel
Member    

Paula Klink
Member  

Pierre Lafleur
Member  

Jacques Paynter
Member  

Jeff Pieper
Member  

 

Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board, CEAB, Accreditation Board and AB mean the Board Committee referred to in Board Policy GP-9.6 Accreditation Board (AB) Terms of Reference in Engineers Canada materials.

For more information

For more information about the Accreditation Board, contact Lynn Villeneuve, Practice Lead, Accreditation: lynn.villeneuve@engineerscanada.ca