Reappointment to Engineers Council

Friday 28 September 2012, 12:42PM
By Maurice Williamson

Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson today announced Sharyn Westlake has been reappointed as a member of the Chartered Professional Engineers Council.

“Ms Westlake is an experienced civil engineer with both regional government and engineering consultancy experience.  She is currently a senior engineer in the Flood Protection Department at Wellington Regional Council,” says Mr Williamson.

The Chartered Professional Engineers Council consists of six to eight members nominated by the Institution of Professional Engineers of New Zealand, the Association of Consulting Engineers of New Zealand and the Building and Construction Minister.

Ms Westlake was nominated by IPENZ and her new term is for two years.

The Chartered Professional Engineers Council was established under the Chartered Professional Engineers of New Zealand Act 2002.  Its purpose is to review and approve rules pertaining to Chartered Professional Engineering standards, and to hear appeals on registrations.