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
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