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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.

Committee Members

Wayne McQuarrie
Chair 

Kathryn Sutherland
Secretary  

David Brown
Engineers Canada Board representative  ​ 

Suzelle Barrington
Member

Danilo Candido
Member 

Emily Cheung
Member

Pemberton Cyrus
Member    

Michael Isaacson
Member    

Paula Klink
Member

Jacques Paynter
Member 

Graham Reader
Vice-Chair  

Gérard Lachiver
Past-Chair  

Jeff Holm
Engineers Canada Board representative ​   

Luigi Benedicenti
Member

Robert Dony
Member 

Ray Gosine
Member 

Denis Isabel
Member

Pierre Lafleur
Member  

Jeff Pieper
Member 

 

Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board, CEAB, Accreditation Board and AB mean the Board Committee referred to in Board Policy GP-9.5 Accreditation Board (AB) Terms of Reference in Engineers Canada materials.

For more information

For more information contact Lynn Villeneuve, Practice Lead, Accreditation at lynn.villeneuve@engineerscanada.ca