Perspectives Newsletter Summer 2023
Vol. 45, no. 4 / Posted on September 25, 2023

The Canadian Society for Bioengineering (CSBE), or La Société de génie agroalimentaire et de bioingénierie (SCGAB), is looking for motivated members to help us build a dynamic and sustainable organization. If you want to get involved, CSBE/SCGAB has currently three open positions on its Council: Vice-President (Industry), Ontario Regional Director, and Social Media Manager.

The role of the Industrial Vice-President is to liaise with industry in improving relations and serve the interests of industrial members. In addition, this person serves as a member of Council for a two-year term and attend Council meetings, serves as member of the ASABE Standards Council and liaises with CSBE/SCGAB Foundation to raise industry funds/scholarships for students. 

The Regional Director for Ontario acts as general contact person for CSBE/SCGAB in the region and as such, gather and communicate regional information (including conferences, seminars, workshops, tradeshows, awards, etc.) via the Newsletter and the Annual Report. In addition, this person is encouraged to organize regional activities, including seminars, workshops, social networking events, etc. Where applicable, she/he serves on the Local Arrangement Committee (LAC) as an ex-officio member for the Annual Meeting. Finally, Regional Directors are members of the Membership Engagement Committee.

The Social Media Manager manages and maintains Society online social media activities, posts and shares bioengineering related content of interest on our social media. 

If you are interested in one these challenges, please contact the Society Manager, Sébastien Fournel, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., before October 29 at noon EDT.