"There shall be a Fellows Committee consisting of a Chair, Past-Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary and two additional members in good standing, and the Past President and the Awards Officer who shall be ex officio members of the Committee. The Fellows Committee shall act as the Nominations Committee for election of members as Fellows by the Council." [By-Law 19(g)] .
The designation "Fellow" shall have honorary status, to which members of distinction may be elected, but for which they may not apply. A Fellow shall be a member of outstanding and extraordinary qualifications and experience in the field of agricultural, food, and/or biological engineering, and shall have met all the requirements for the grade of member. A Fellow shall have been a member of the Society for ten years, and have twenty years of active practice in the profession.
Nomination as a Fellow may be made to the Fellows Committee by ten members in good standing. To be elected, a nominee must be unanimously approved by all members of the Fellows Committee.
Preparing a nomination for the grade of Fellow
The following information is required by the Fellows Committee to evaluate candidates for the grade of Fellow:
A) Submit Name & Contact Information, Nominator and supporting statements from 10 active members of CSBE-SCGAB
B) The nominator provides a letter of support outlining the reason the nominee deserves to be considered as Fellow
Please include in supporting letter of the nominee when possible:
- Professional Experience (Affiliation/Institution- Position/Contribution).
- Technical Society Memberships, Activities and Noteworthy Service (Society / Activity / Noteworthy Service - Significant Contribution(s)).
- Professional Recognition (Honours, Awards, Prizes, Honorary Degrees, etc.).
- Specific Outstanding Engineering Accomplishments.
C) If the nomination is supported by the Fellows Committee, the CSBE SCGAB President will congratulate the candidate
D) The nominator will prepare a 100-word citation in collaboration with the candidate and submit to the Society Manager
Nominations for awards shall be submitted to the Chair of the Fellows Committees on or before the published deadline (May 1st).
|Ramesh Rudra (Chair)
School of Engineering
University of Guelph
|Tel: 519-824-4120 ext. 52110
|Yves Choinière (Vice Chair)
Consultats Lemay & Choinière inc.
|Tel: (450) 293-8960
University of Manitoba