2022 APEGA Annual Report

IVAN FINLAY LEADERSHIP AWARD IVAN FINLAY LEADERSHIP AWARD Award criteria were redefined in 2022 to support students who advance equity, diversity, and inclusion in the engineering and geoscience professions and in the community. Six awards of $1,250 each were available in 2022.

Delaney MacIntosh – the vice-president of external relations with the University of Alberta Engineering Students’ Society, Delaney founded and led the two-day virtual Canadian Leadership, Engineering, and Design Conference Corey Ly – an engineering student at the University of Alberta, Corey leads TeamUP Science’s Youth Science Innovate Program, which provides science outreach to vulnerable youth Jay Pasrija – the president of the Indian Students’ Association at the University of Alberta, Jay helps students with relocation support and promotes cultural awareness and fellowship on campus Jasmine McDermott – the founder of the Calgary Indigenous STEAM Students’ Association at the University of Calgary, Jasmine supports Indigenous engagement and professional development Saba Sadoughi – a University of Calgary engineering student, Saba founded Edu Dialect, which connects volunteers with individuals wanting to improve their English-speaking skills Mohamed Saleh – a University of Alberta engineering student, Mohamed was a London STEMNET Ambassador and a mentor in the Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science, and Technology Summer Research Program, helping under-represented groups explore engineering, science, and technology careers


Ivan Finlay , P.Eng., FEC, was an electrical engineer who rose through Alberta’s public service to become the province’s chief electrical inspector. He served as APEGA’s first full-time registrar from 1959 to 1978. Ivan Finlay Leadership Awards are funded by APEGA’s past-presidents, who created the awards to foster and honour the leadership skills of upcoming generations of professionals.

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