The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists

George Burwash Langford Memorial Award

The award, created to honour and perpetuate the name of the founding chairman of the Certification Board for engineering technicians and technologists, recognizes the spirit of Dr. Langfords mission and leadership in making a place for technicians and technologists in the engineering spectrum.

The award is granted to a member who has distinguished himself/herself in their career, and thereby brought recognition and credit to the profession of engineering/applied science technology.

It recognizes excellence in professional life, be it purely technical or in non-technical careers such as management, teaching, administration or other related work. It is not for work on Association-related bodies, boards or committees.

Some assessment consideration for which the award could be given might include:

  • specific work accomplishments;
  • length of service with an employer as well as in the profession;

  • multiple professional-entrepreneurial successes;

  • career path improvements - public profile;

  • published papers, articles, etc.;

  • corporate recognition, level of responsibility, etc.;

  • peer recognition;

  • contributions to technical societies, standards organizations, etc.

1988    Langford Family

In memoriam of George Langford.  

1988    John W. Davidson, C.E.T.

In recognition of a life-long commitment to professional excellence in the field of education.  

1988    lan J. Livsey, C.E.T. 

In recognition of his outstanding qualities as an engineering technologist and communicator.  

1988    Yousseff A.H. M'Roueh, C.E.T. 

In recognition of a career of dedicated professionalism in the field of metallurgical technology.  

1988    David G. McGarry, C.E.T.

In recognition of his outstanding capabilities and record of excellence as an engineering technologist and entrepreneur.  

1989    Susanne Bertschinger, C.E.T.

In recognition of her outstanding contribution to fire safety technology, standards and education in Canada.  

1989    John M. Paul, C.E.T.

In recognition of a career of dedicated professionalism in the field of electrical technology and management in consulting engineering.  

1990    Felix Degan, C.E.T.

In recognition of his twenty-five years of contribution to the control of air and water pollution in North America.  

1990    Rene Goldberger, C.E.T.

In recognition of his outstanding contribution to the technology of transportation electronics.  

1990    Hans Miethig, C.E.T.

In recognition of his outstanding contribution to the education of engineering technologists and technicians. 

1990    Kenneth L. Rossi, C.E.T.

In recognition of professional excellence and his significant achievements over a career of forty years.  

1991   David L. George, C.E.T.

In recognition of his exceptional professional achievement in the communication industry.  

1991   Brig-Gen. James I. Hanson, C.E.T.

In recognition of his outstanding military career in the service of Canada.  

1991   Barry F. Kavanagh, C.E.T., CST

In recognition of career excellence as an educator in Civil Engineering Technology.  

1992   Guy Raymond Barrett, C.E.T.

In recognition of his outstanding career achievement in electrical utility management.  

1992   Allan C. Headon, C.E.T.

In recognition of his exceptional individual contribution in the corrosion field.  

1992   J. Hans Kluge, C.E.T.

In recognition of excellence and his significant achievements over a career of forty years.  

1993   Donald J. Dekker, C.E.T., CST

In recognition of his exceptional career achievement in civil engineering and as an educator.  

1993   William R. J. Cresswell, C.E.T.

In recognition of his outstanding career achievement in the field of quality assurance.  

1995   Gordon E. Brown, C.E.T.

In recognition of his international reputation as a consultant in concrete technology.  

1995   John R. Caicco, C.E.T.

In recognition of his outstanding career achievements in management within the electrical/electronics industry.  

1995   Alexander N. Lunycz, C.E.T.

In recognition of his outstanding career achievements in the introduction and development of technologically-innovative electrical power metering systems and testing equipment.  

1995   Richard T. Runstedler, C.E.T.

In recognition of his outstanding career achievements in electrical utility management.  

1995   Robert H. Van Slyck, C.E.T.

In recognition of his exceptional entrepreneurial skills, applied to the establishment and continued development of Contract CADD Technologies Inc.  

1995   Bazil E. Watson, C.E.T.

In recognition of his exceptional career achievements in the marketing of Canadian designed and manufactured transformer products.  

1997   Wilson J. Boynton, C.E.T.

In recognition of his dedication to the establishment of the first private institution licensed to teach composite structure technology in aeronautics.  

1997   John Clark, C.E.T.

In recognition of significant applications of dialyzer reuse technology in advancement of the practice of kidney dialysis, benefiting both patients and practitioners.  

1997   Robert A. Fowler, C.E.T., CST, OLS

In recognition of his dedication to the production of the Northpoint magazine as the official voice of the Survey Technology sector of OACETT.  

1997   John Sherk, C.E.T.

In recognition of his distinguished contributions to the institution of a premier UNIX-based computing network and international recognition as a world-class network administrator.  

1998   Manuel Linden, C.E.T.In recognition of his distinguished career as an educator of technicians and technologists.  

1999   H. Norman Socha, C.E.T.

In recognition of service bringing credit to the profession of engineering/applied science technology.  

2000   Robert S. Benedetti, C.E.T.

In recognition of dedicated service to his profession and excellence in technical management and administrative leadership.  

2000   Bruce G. Scheifele, C.E.T.

In recognition of the establishment of a thriving engineering firm which has an excellent reputation in the field, and continues to hire and promote technicians and technologists.

2001   Bill Charney, C.E.T.     

In recognition of over twenty-five years of professional excellence in technical management and administrative leadership.

2001   James A. Witmer, C.E.T.      

In recognition of his ability to maintain a high level of service and commitment to his profession.  

2002   Charles Weberman, C.E.T.     

In recognition of his innovative use of Internet technology to manage a major capital project.  

2003   Dale R. Morgan, CBET ( c ), C.E.T.      

In recognition of his distinguished career as a biomedical engineering technologist, and his commitment to career excellence and life-long learning.  

2003   Sergeant David Lamont, A.Sc.T.     

In recognition of his dedication to the Canadian Military Engineers and his teaching excellence in the field of geomatics technology.  

2003   John DeVries, C.E.T.      

In recognition of his extraordinary commitment to advancing the professionalism of of building officials in Ontario and Canada.  

2004   Joseph Cousins, C.E.T., CRS      

In recognition of excellence in his professional life.  

2005   Angelo Innocente, C.E.T.      

In recognition of his distinguished career thereby bringing credit to the profession of engineering technology.  

2005   Leo Cusumano, C.E.T.      

In recognition of his distinguished career thereby bringing credit to the profession of engineering technology.  

2006   Clive Webb, C.E.T.      

In recognition of his commitment to the standards of excellence in the engineering technology profession.

2007   Andrew Bird, C.Tech      

In recognition of his commitment to the standards of excellence in the engineering technology profession.

2007   Dennis T. Paganin, C.E.T.      

In recognition of his commitment to the standards of excellence in the engineering technology profession.

2008   Daniel R. Patrick, C.E.T.      

In recognition of his commitment to the standards of excellence in the engineering technology profession.

2008   David T. Gray, C.E.T.      

In recognition of his commitment to the standards of excellence in the engineering technology profession.

2008   Iouri Moutine, C.E.T.      

In recognition of his commitment to the standards of excellence in the engineering technology profession.

2008   James Harnum, C.E.T.      

In recognition of his commitment to the standards of excellence in the engineering technology profession.

2008   Paul G. Bowman, C.E.T.      

In recognition of his commitment to the standards of excellence in the engineering technology profession.

2009   Farsad Kiani, C.E.T.      

In recognition of his distinguished leadership in the electronics industry in North America and in the local cmmunity.

2009   Michael F. Wildman, C.E.T., MCIP, RPP

In recognition of a distinguished career that has brought recognition to the profession of engineering/applied science technology.

2009   James Lambert, C.E.T.      

In recognition of a distinguished career that has brought recognition to the profession of engineering/applied science technology.

2011   John West C.E.T.   

In recognition of a distinguished career in the field of engineering and applied science technology.

2012   Scott James Praill  C.E.T. 

In recognition of excellence in his professional life in management and administration and  bringing recognition and credit to the profession of engineering and applied science technology.

2012   Joseph Emil Zaleski, C.E.T. 

In recognition of 35 years of distinguished service in the field of controls engineering technology.

2012   Doug Thornton, C.E.T. 

In recognition of a distinguished career and achievement in engineering technology.

2012   Lee Smith, C.E.T. 

In recognition of his distinguished service in fire prevention and commitment to public safety throughout his professional career.

2012  Corneliu Chisu, P.Eng., C.E.T. 

In recognition of his distinguished service in fire prevention and commitment to public safety throughout his professional career.


2013   Richard Earle Bailey, C.E.T.

In recognition of his excellence in the field of instrumentation.

2013   George R. Torok, C.E.T.

In recognition of 25 years of excellence in his professional life and betterment of the engineering technology field.

2014   Geoffrey Scott Holman, C.E.T.

In recognition of outstanding professionalism in representating of the City of Niagara Falls and fostering commitment through relationship building.

2014   Alfred Mathias Leber, C.E.T.

In recognition of advancement of fire protection engineering

2016   Stephen Conway, C.E.T., rcsi

In recognition of outstanding professionalism through his work at GM BluePlan Engineering and fostering the commitment and growth of the next generation of technicians and technologists.

2016   Kathryn  Lerette, C.E.T.

In recognition of outstanding contributions during 35 years of dedicated and professional service in the utility sector.

2016   Simeon Go, C.E.T.

In recognition of outstanding performance in providing public safety and electrical distribution safety.

2016   Scott Tyndall, C.E.T.

In recognition of more than 30 years of outstanding technical service of substations and high-voltage power distribution equipment.

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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