PEO East Toronto Chapter AGM 2020

Dear PEO East Toronto Chapter Member,

You are cordially invited to attend the PEO East Toronto Chapter’s:

Annual General Meeting 2020 

Come out and see what the Chapter’s all about.

Date: February 05, 2020 – 6:30PM,

Location: Arts and Letters Club of Toronto – 14 Elm St.

Registration: Eventbrite link

Event Photos: PEO Flickr


Riverdale Collegiate Raiders Robotics demonstration

Chris Glover

 Keynote Address: 

Chris Glover, MPP

Chris Glover was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in 2018 representing the riding of Spadina-Fort York. He is the Official Opposition Critic for Colleges and Universities. Prior to his election to the legislature, Chris was a TDSB Trustee, a member of the Toronto Board of Health and an Adjunct Professor at York University.

As MPP, Chris is working on:

  • Expanding co-op housing as a way to address the affordable housing crisis.
  • Advocating for a reversal in OSAP cuts
  • Advocating for the daycares and schools we need
  • Working to reduce gun violence through a public health approach

As a former School Board Trustee and member of the Toronto Board of Health, he continues to:

  • Advocate for bicycle safety by reducing the number of doorings
  • Work with the Zero Gun Violence Movement, Communities for Zero Violence, Think 2wice and other groups to advocate for a public health approach to ending gun violence

Chris is a community advocate and is working hard to be a strong voice for Spadina-Fort York at Queen’s Park.


Time Item
6:30 pm 0. Registration, Reception, Refreshments/Hors D’oeuvre
7:00 pm
  1. Call to Order & Introductions                              Chair – Larisse Nana Kouadjo, P.Eng.
  2. Approval of the Agenda
  3. Appointment of Minute Taker
  4. Approval of Minutes of Previous AGM               Secretary: James Tait
7:05 pm
  1. Committee Reports

5.1.   Government Liaison Program

Committee Chair: Nadia Aftab, P.Eng.

5.2.   Licensure Assistance Program

Committee Chair: Michael Martin, P.Eng.

5.3.   New Member Licence Presentation

Committee Member: Margarita Minceva

5.4.   Education Outreach Report & Presentation of Scholarship

Committee Chair: Rachel Jorritsma

5.5.   Communication

Committee Chair: Gilles Rumfels

7:20 pm 6.   Treasurer’s Report 2019                                       Treasurer: Nicholas Burgwin, P.Eng.
7:25 pm 7. Riverdale Collegiate Raiders Robotics
7:40 pm 8. PEO 2020 Council Elections – Candidate Introduction and election speechChristian Bellini, P.Eng., FEC– President -Elect candidateTim Kirkby, C.E.T., P.Eng., FEC – Vice President candidatePeter Cushman, P.Eng.- East Central Region Councillor candidate

Christopher Chahine, P.Eng., PMP, SSBBP – East Central Region Councillor candidate

7:55 pm 9.   Greetings from PEO Council        East Central Region Councillor – Arthur Sinclair, P.Eng.
8:00 pm 10.   Chapter Activity Report                                           Chair – Larisse Nana Kouadjo, P.Eng.
8:05 pm 11. Presentation of Volunteer Recognition Pins – Michael MartinEast Central Region Councillor – Arthur Sinclair, P.Eng.
8:10 pm 12. Election of 2020 Chapter BoardElection Commissioner Past Chair: John Glover, P.Eng.
8:20 pm 13. Keynote:                                                                Chris Glover, MPP, Spadina–Fort York
9:00 pm 14. Closing Remarks & Adjournment                             Chair – Larisse Nana Kouadjo, P.Eng.

Board Nominations close January 29 then Reopen at the AGM:All East Toronto Chapter Members who either have a P.Eng. or EIT designation are eligible to stand for nomination to the Board of Directors and to vote on all matters at the AGM. A list of names prepared by the Nominating Committee will be submitted to the members. Candidates may be submitted in advance to the Nominating Committee at

The process of advanced nomination shall end on Wednesday January 29 2019 (one week before AGM). Nominations shall re-open at the AGM and names of additional candidates accepted up to the time of the taking of the vote with the condition that each name be submitted by a mover and a seconder, and accepted by the nominee. Should you have any questions, please email

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