Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia
The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC) is the regulatory and licensing body for Professional Engineers and Geoscientists in the Province of British Columbia, Canada.
Founded in 1920, APEGBC regulates and governs the engineering and geoscience professions under the authority of the Engineers and Geoscientists Act.
The association is charged with protecting the public interest by setting and maintaining high academic, experience and professional practice standards for all members. Individuals licensed by APEGBC are the only persons permitted by law to undertake and assume responsibility for engineering and geoscience projects in the province of B.C.
APEGBC is governed by a council of elected members, licensees and government appointees. APEGBC's council is accountable to the public through the BC Ministry of Advanced Education and to the members for both governance and management of the association.
With over 32,000 members, APEGBC is one of the largest regulatory bodies in British Columbia.
APEGBC is a constituent member of Engineers Canada.