Council Elections

Resources for 2020 Council Elections, including unofficial results and voter turnout summaries.

Unofficial Results

Official results will be posted on Friday, March 6, 2020.

Voter Turnout

Week-by-week tally of PEO Council elections voter turnout by chapter and region.

2020 Candidates

Learn more about the candidates in PEO's 2020 Council Elections then cast your vote!

2020 All Candidate Meetings

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Monday January 6, 2020

5:30 pm – Northern Region (cancelled)
 

6:30 pm – Eastern Region
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Tuesday January 7, 2020

5:30 pm – Western Region
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6:30 pm – East Central Region
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Wednesday January 8, 2020 

5:30 pm – West Central Region
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6:30 pm – Vice President
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Thursday January 9, 2020

5:30 pm – President-Elect
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Key elections dates:

Key elections dates:
Date nominations open  October 21, 2019
Date nominations close  November 29, 2019 at 4 p.m. EST
Date voting will commence  On the date that the voting packages are sent to members, no later than January 17, 2020 
Date voting closes     February 21, 2020 at 4 p.m. EST
Eblast from candidates to eligible voters January 20, February 3, February 18, 2020

Election Resources

 

Frequently Asked Questions 

 

Engineering Dimensions article: Animating members to a greater governance role

Testimonial from Past President Annette Bergeron, P.Eng., MBA, FEC:

"Serving as President of Council was a tremendous leadership opportunity. Our Council now needs diversity and I encourage all P.Engs to consider ‘real change’.”

 

Self-regulation of engineering in Ontario is a privilege - not a right.

By voting in the Council elections, you’re doing your part to ensure that we, as professional engineers, are in a strong position to continue regulating our own profession to protect the public interest and promote the integrity of engineering in Ontario.

In the 2017 Council elections, 16.38 per cent of eligible voters participated.

 

PEO Council works to ensure that the Professional Engineers Act is updated to reflect changes in the practice of engineering and responds to the evolving needs and expectations of the public. In 2010, the last time the Act was opened, 66 amendments were made with input from Council.

 

 

  • Functions as the governing body and board of directors of PEO
  • Provides overall direction for the association and the profession
  • Upholds PEO's duty to protect the public interest
  • Sets and maintains high standards for professional engineering practice
  • Collaborates with government to respond to critical policy issues
  • Recognizes emerging engineering disciplines