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Vajahat H. Banday, P.Eng., PE (Michigan), FEC

Councillor-at-Large

Vajahat (Vaj) Banday is first and foremost an engineer. He advocates for his fellow professionals and has dedicated his life to volunteerism. Being licensed in Ontario for 14 years, with 25 years of work experience, he is committed to promoting self-regulation of the profession and regulating emerging disciplines. Within PEO, he has been involved with the Mississauga, Scarborough and Georgian Bay chapters. In 2019, he served on PEO Council as the lieutenant governor appointee. He has served on the PEO Chapter Leaders Conference Organizing Committee, Education Conference Subcommittee and Advisory Committee on Volunteers and became a fellow of Engineers Canada  in 2017. He has a master’s of science in electrical engineering and a master’s of science in computer engineering (both from Western Michigan University) and many years of experience in engineering industries and scientific research. Aside from PEO, he has been a licensed engineer in the state of Michigan since 2006. He has been a Saugeen Shores United Football Club board executive since 2019 and has also volunteered for the Society of United Professionals. He has a firm belief that volunteering is one of the foundations of a true democratic society.