MONTREAL, Dec. 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Serge A. Boileau, Eng., received
the 2013 President's Volunteer Service Award of the Ordre des
ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ) last night in Montreal. This distinction is
awarded every year to an engineer who demonstrates outstanding social
commitment toward his or her professional order.
President of the Commission des services électriques de Montréal, Serge
A. Boileau is a long-time collaborator of the Centre d'expertise et de
recherche en infrastructures urbaines (CERIU). He has extensive
expertise in infrastructure management, design and monitoring,
including underground networks and roads.
Mr. Boileau is very involved in the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec,
where he has sat on many committees, including the Public Affairs
Steering Committee and the Professional Practice Committee. He has also
provided regular assistance in critical issues for the profession, such
as the Engineers Act.
Since the fall of 2012, Mr. Boileau has participated in the public
contract award and management task force that is preparing
recommendations for the OIQ to submit to the Charbonneau Commission.
"On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to honour the
commitment of our fellow engineer, Serge A. Boileau, who has generously
given his time and expertise to serve the profession. His vision of
issues, his thoroughness and professionalism make him an example for
his peers and we are privileged to be able to work with such an
individual at a time when our profession faces unprecedented
challenges," stated Daniel Lebel, Eng. FEC, PMP, President of the Ordre
des ingénieurs du Québec, when presenting Mr. Boileau with a work of
art and an honorary plaque.
About the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec
Founded in 1920, the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec has a membership of
more than 60,000 engineering professionals in all fields, except forest
engineering. The mission of the OIQ is to ensure the protection of the
public by supervising the practice of the profession within the
framework of its constituent laws and ensure that the profession serves
the public interest. For more information, go to http://www.oiq.qc.ca.
Image with caption: "The 2013 laureate of the President's Volunteer Service Award of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ), Serge A. Boileau, Eng. (right), with OIQ president Daniel Lebel, Eng., FEC, PMP. (CNW Group/Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131213_C4480_PHOTO_EN_34959.jpg
SOURCE: Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec
For further information:
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514 845-6141, extension 3253