About CEO

Committees & Chapters

CEO currently has 10 committees advocating for different industry issues and business interests relevant to our member firms. All committees are comprised of highly engaged volunteers.

Standing Committees

  • Audit and Finance Committee reviews CEO's annual budget and oversees the financial communications, disclosures and related controls for the association.
  • Business Risk Committee provides assistance to CEO members by improving business risk conditions in the Ontario design and construction market.
  • Government Relations Committee prepares position papers and surveys the provincial landscape for public policies, legislation and regulation that affect members.
  • Membership Services Committee identifies issues that are important to members and for directing CEO about issues that should be raised to benefit members.

Liaison Committees

  • City of Toronto Liaison Committee works with the City of Toronto to find mutually beneficial solutions on pressing engineering-related issues.
  • Metrolinx Joint Engineering Transit Liaison Committee advocates for CEO member firms' business interests in Metrolinx procurement policy and practices.
  • Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) Liaison Committee discusses issues of mutual interests to both MTO and CEO, including alternative delivery process.
  • Municipal Engineers Association (MEA) Liaison Committee addresses issues of common interest.
  • Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) Liaison Committee reviews key issues and concerns affecting the execution and delivery of high quality engineering services including contract language in agreements.
  • York Region Liaison Committee advocates for member firms’ business interests in services agreements and regulations for construction sites in the York Region.


Complementing what CEO does on a provincial level, there are five Chapters that work with municipal clients and member firms on a municipal level. The CEO Chapters address the issues that affect member firms’ business environment in their regions. These Chapters include:

  • Essex-Kent
  • Grand River: Click here to read the Grand River's latest newsletter
  • London
  • Niagara
  • Ottawa

Young Professsionals Group 

YPG is a community where young engineers meet like-minded fellow young professionals who share the passion towards their work. The Group organizes professional development seminars, advocates for the issues the young engineers face in the early years of their career, and hosts networking events to help young engineers connect with their peers and mentors. 

To read more on the activities of the CEO Committees and Chapters, visit our Annual Report page.