Metro Vancouver, April 2010 — Martin Fandrich, PEng, of Bannerman Consultants has been named chair of the Fraser Valley branch of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC). APEGBC governs the engineering and geoscience professions and ensures academic, experience and professional practice standards. By law only individuals licensed by APEGBC are permitted to undertake, and assume responsibility for, engineering and geoscience projects in the province of British Columbia. Branch functions include representing and promoting engineering to the general public, organising professional development opportunities, and facilitating communication between members and APEGBC council. Branch information and event details may be found at www.apeg.bc.ca/fv .