The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) welcomes a new president

TORONTO, July 8, 2013 /CNW/ - OACETT, a leading professional association of more than 24,000 members and the certifying body that issues the designations of C.E.T. and C.Tech., instated Stephen Morley, C.E.T., C.I.M. as OACETT's new president on May 30 at the Association's annual general meeting and conference.

During his presidency, he will lead the Association through a thorough review of its strategic plan, while ensuring OACETT continues to deliver value to all members within the 15 disciplines and 28 local chapters it represents.

Morley graduated from Centennial College's Mechanical Engineering Technology - Design program in 1990, at which time he joined OACETT, becoming a certified engineering technologist in 1995.

His resumé includes a variety of engineering and business management roles, including his current position as integration manager at CSA Group, where he is responsible for integrating the business that CSA acquired in the United Kingdom.

"I am delighted that Stephen Morley is president of OACETT, the leading organization in applied science and engineering technology certification," commented Magali Depras, vice-president Europe, CSA Group. "Stephen is a seasoned professional with broad experience in engineering technology, and he has a very clear understanding of the various issues technicians and technologists are facing. I have experienced first-hand how Stephen successfully led organizational change in a complex and multicultural environment."

A committed OACETT volunteer and council member since 2001, Morley has made significant contributions towards the advancement of the profession, serving on various committees, as vice-president of IETO, and secretary-treasurer and IETO councillor for the Central Region. For the past two years, he has held the position of president-elect and chair of the OACETT Administration Board.

Morley will serve as OACETT president for the next two years.

Representing more than 24,000 members across the province, OACETT is the professional association that promotes the interests of engineering and applied science technicians and technologists in industry, educational institutions, the government and the public. OACETT is Ontario's independent certifying body for engineering and applied science technicians and technologists. Members hold one of the following designations: C.Tech. (Certified Technician), A.Sc.T. (Applied Science Technologist) or C.E.T. (Certified Engineering Technologist).

SOURCE: OACETT - Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians & Technologists

For further information:

Sharron Leonard, Director, Professional Affairs and Services, 416-621-9621 x242,

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