Volunteer Roles
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Active Volunteer Roles

Application Advisor

ASET’s certification program is supported by trained staff and volunteers. Staff members serve as a resource to applicants. Staff answer questions about the application process and support volunteers who are working with applicants or assessing applications. Application advisors support applicants in completing the competency summary application component prior to review by a subject matter expert. The advisors specifically: ensure applicants understand the requirements of the competency summary; applicants gather and prepare work experience examples to include in the competency summary; and provide technical advice in relation to competency summary indicators.

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Board of Examiners

The Board of Examiners reviews the qualifications of applicants who have applied for C.Tech and C.E.T certification. Board of Examiners meetings are held at the ASET office in Edmonton on Saturdays.

Volunteers must be certified ASET members in good standing. These members will be asked to submit a resume/CV to be considered for positions on this Board. Nominees are forwarded to ASET Council for approval.

Edmonton  

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Mentor

Serving as a mentor in the mentoring program is an opportunity to form a mutually beneficial relationship with students, junior professionals and internationally trained ASET members who seek experience-based knowledge, guidance and career advice. Disciplines of interest include:

  • Instrumentation
  • Renewables

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PLAR Advisors

PLAR advisors support C.Tech. applicants who require technical assistance with their learning portfolios.  The Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) is available to applicants seeking registration with ASET who have not graduated from an applied science, engineering or information technology program. It is also available for applicants who are unable to produce academic transcripts. The assessment demonstrates equivalency to the academic requirements of the C.Tech. designation. Disciplines of interest include:

  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Information Technology
  • Geological/Geophysical

Volunteers must be C.Tech., C.E.T., R.E.T., or P.Tech. members in good standing, with a minimum of five years of professional experience. Successful applicants must have no current open complaints of unprofessional or unskilled practice and no past discipline decisions from ASET or another professional regulatory body.

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PLAR Assessors

These volunteers serve as subject matter experts for the online review of C.Tech. Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) portfolios for applicants seeking registration with ASET through the assessment. Individuals who have not graduated from an applied science, engineering or information technology program, or who are unable to produce academic transcripts may complete the PLAR  to demonstrate equivalency for the C.Tech designation. Disciplines of interest include:

  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Information Technology
  • Geological/Geophysical

Volunteers must be C.Tech., C.E.T., R.E.T. or P.Tech. members in good standing. They must have a minimum of five years of professional experience, and no current open complaints of unprofessional or unskilled practice. Applicants must also have no past discipline decisions from ASET or another professional regulatory body on their record.

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Subject Matter Experts for File Review (Board of Examiners)

Subject matter experts support the work of the Board of Examiners by conducting applicant file reviews. Subject matter experts review files electronically. which allows for more flexibility in their duties. Disciplines of interest include:

  • Civil
  • Petroleum
  • Welding

To qualify for the position, an individual must be a C.Tech., C.E.T., R.E.T. or P.Tech. member in good standing, who has a minimum of five years of professional experience.

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Technology Accreditation Canada Auditors

Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC) is looking for regulated members to perform audits. These audits determine whether educational programs in various provinces meet the profession’s approved standards and criteria. On behalf of TAC, auditors determine whether programs meet the profession’s standards, and receive national accreditation.

To serve in this role, an individual must be a C.Tech., C.E.T., R.E.T. or P.Tech. member with at least two years of experience within their discipline.

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Inactive Volunteer Roles

Ambassador Program - Event Assistant

ASET is seeking volunteers for the ASET Ambassador Program to assist the Program & Services Department by supporting staff and contractors as Event Assistants.

Volunteers must be an active member (Student, T.T., C.Tech., C.E.T., R.E.T., or P.Tech.) in good standing with no current open complaints of unprofessional or unskilled practice and no past discipline decisions from ASET or another professional regulatory body.

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Appeal Board

To ensure that C.Tech and C.E.T. applicants and members have full protection of their statutory right to appeal and right to natural justice through review by their peers of decisions and activities by the Board of Examiners, Practice Review Board, Investigative Committee and Discipline Committee.

Edmonton  

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Awards Advisory Committee

The Awards Advisory Committee reviews nominations for the annual ASET Awards to discuss the nominations and select the recipient for each award.

Edmonton  

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Communications Advisory Committee

To advise and assist the ASET Communications team by providing advice and feedback on the communications portfolio, including messaging, scheduling and content collection.

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Discipline Committee

To review recommendations from the ASET Investigative Committee concerning complaints against regulated members of ASET and to determine a disciplinary course of action as required.

Edmonton  

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Investigative Committee

The Committee investigates complaints against regulated members of ASET regarding unprofessional conduct, unskilled practice, and violations of the Association’s Code of Ethics and report and provide recommendations to the Discipline Committee, as appropriate. 

Volunteers must be a C.Tech., C.E.T., R.E.T., or P.Tech. member of ASET in good standing.

 

Edmonton  

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Joint Appeal Board

To ensure that P.Tech. applicants and members have full protection of their statutory right to appeal and right to natural justice through review by their peers of decisions and activities by the Joint Board of Examiners, Joint Practice Review Board, Joint Investigative Committee and Joint Discipline Committee.

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Joint Board of Examiners

To review qualifications of P.Tech. applicants to determine certification eligibility.

Volunteers must be P.Tech. ASET members in good standing and will be asked to submit a CV to be considered for positions on this Board.  Nominees are forwarded to ASET Council for approval.

Edmonton and Calgary  

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Joint Discipline Committee

To review recommendations from the Joint Investigative Committee concerning complaints against P.Tech. members and to determine a disciplinary course of action as required in accordance with legislation.

Edmonton  

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Joint Investigative Committee

To investigate complaints concerning Professional Technologist members of ASET and to make recommendations for action to the Joint Discipline Committee.

Edmonton  

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Joint Practice Review Board

The Joint Practice Review Board is responsible for overseeing the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program, conducting reviews of the practice of professional technologist members in accordance with the Act, and discussing any matters referred to the Joint Practice Review Board by Council, the Registrar or other committees.  

Volunteers for these positions must be P.Tech. members of ASET in good standing.

Edmonton  

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Practice Review Board

The Practice Review Board is responsible for overseeing the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program, conducting reviews of the practice of regulated members in accordance with the Act, and discussing any matters referred to the Practice Review Board by Council, the Registrar or other committees.  

To serve on the Practice Review Board you must be a regulated member of ASET in good standing with 5 years of experience.  Nominees are forwarded to ASET Council for approval.

Edmonton  

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Special Event Co-Presenter

ASET’s Manager of Marketing & Corporate Relations, Director of Programs & Services and Registrar, Director of Registration & Practice present at numerous student orientations and events across Alberta in the fall. Help share your experiences as a technology professional with future technologists as they start their career paths. Volunteers are needed to help represent and promote ASET membership to students in technology programs.
 

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Subject Matter Experts for File Review (Joint Board of Examiners)

Subject Matter Experts support the work of the Joint Board of Examiners by conducting applicant file reviews and academic assessments. 

Volunteers must be a P.Tech. member in good standing.

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Title Misuse Committee

ASET is seeking volunteers for the Title Misuse Committee to assist the Registration Department by ensuring those using ASET designations are ASET members pursuant to the Engineering and Geoscience Professions Act and related regulations. 

Must be a C.Tech., C.E.T., R.E.T., or P.Tech. member in good standing

Edmonton  

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