News Release

ACEC-Ontario announces 2021 Board of Directors

September 14, 2021

Published  September 14, 2021

Mississauga, ON (September 14, 2021) – Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Ontario (ACEC-Ontario) held its first annual general meeting as ACEC-Ontario and its second online annual general meeting in the wake of the pandemic. An election was held and the 2021 Board of Directors that will lead the organization forward over the governing year was introduced.

The election results concluded with Karen Freund, Jacobs, being voted in for her second term and Tom Halpenny, H.H. Angus & Associates Limited Consulting Engineers, for his first term.

Joe Sframeli, P.Eng., Executive Vice President – Transportation & Infrastructure, WSP Canada, will serve as the 2021-2022 Chair. Joe has been a practicing engineer since 1991, with more than 32 years of professional experience managing a wide variety of linear infrastructure and land development projects and has extensive experience in all aspects of complex infrastructure work for both private developers and public agencies. He has a long-standing volunteer relationship with ACEC-Ontario and is ready to hit the ground running in his new role. “I am excited at the opportunity to be the Chair to the ACEC-Ontario Board of Directors. I have the passion and experience to elevate ACEC-Ontario’s profile and provide insights on new policies and initiatives. The engineering profession plays a critical role in our society’s foundation and enriches the quality of people’s lives in communities across Ontario. We need to be leaders and assist our public officials in making informed decisions.” shared Mr. Sframeli.

The Board of Directors for 2021-2022 are as follows:

  • Joe Sframeli, WSP Canada Inc. – Chair
  • Bill Allison, Dillon Consulting Limited – Past Chair
  • Steve Dyck, SNC-Lavalin Inc.
  • Matthew Eades, Associated Engineering Ltd.
  • Karen Freund, Jacobs
  • Tom Halpenny, H.H. Angus & Associates Limited Consulting Engineers
  • Don Holland, GHD Group Ltd.
  • Ryan Matthews, J.L. Richards & Associates Limited
  • Chris Metaxas, GEI Consultants
  • Steve Pilgrim, McIntosh Perry
  • Derek Potvin, Robinson Consultants
  • Shawn Scott, R.V. Anderson Associates Limited
  • Mark Tulloch, Tulloch Engineering

We would like to thank the returning and newly appointed board members for their on-going service and leadership to ACEC-Ontario and the engineering industry as a whole.

About ACEC-Ontario:

Founded in 1975, the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Ontario (ACEC-Ontario) is a not-for-profit industry advocacy association representing approximately 130 consulting engineering firms that collectively employ 21,000 people across the province.

ACEC-Ontario advocates for a business and regulatory climate that enables our members to provide the highest level of services and best possible value to their clients. ACEC-Ontario promotes the important contribution that consulting engineering makes to the social, economic and environmental quality of life in Ontario and around the globe.

Thank you to the organizations that support our community, our affinity, association and industry allies.