Workforce Development Council

Overview

This Council guides TAC in fulfilling its commitment to supporting the development of a skilled, interdisciplinary workforce for Canada’s transportation sector. More specifically, the Council is a national forum for information exchange and problem solving related to: recruiting and retaining professional and technical staff; building leadership and managing knowledge within TAC member organizations; encouraging post-secondary institutions to develop and enhance transportation-related programs; and encouraging students to learn about and find employment in the transportation sector.

The Council is supported by three committees:

The Council meets twice a year, during TAC’s Spring and Fall Technical Meetings. Meetings are open to all employees of TAC member organizations, individual TAC members, and others at the discretion of the Chair. For more information on the Council, see its Terms of Reference or contact Yuriy Shelkovyy.

Members and Executive

All TAC member organizations can appoint one employee as a member of this Council. The current members of the Executive are:

  • Chair - Sean Nix, Mohawk College
  • Vice-Chair - Brittney Speed, British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
  • Past Chair - Jean-François Gysel
  • Board Liaison - Patrick Puccini, AECOM Canada Limited
  • Chair of the Education Committee
  • Chair of the Human Resources Committee
  • Chair of the Professional Development Committee
  • Secretary - Yuriy Shelkovyy, TAC

View the roster of members

 


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