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PEO Council 2017-2018

Noubar Takessian, P.Eng., FEC
East Central Region Councillor

Noubar Takessian received his BSc in mechanical engineering in 1972. He worked extensively in the Middle East and Europe before moving to Canada in 1985. He obtained his P.Eng. licence in 1987 and has been working in mechanical engineering services for buildings since. He has been a holder of a Certificate of Authorization from PEO for many years. Currently, Takessian is the chief mechanical engineer and senior project manager involved in the design and construction of mechanical services for commercial and industrial buildings. He has been a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) since 1983 and a life member since 2013. Takessian volunteered on the board of trustees for Holy Trinity Church Saturday School from 1995 to 1998. He volunteered for York Condominium Corporation YCC433—for a 25-storey condominium building—from 1988 to 2004, and as president of the board of directors during the last four years. Takessian has volunteered extensively for PEO. He joined PEO’s Willowdale Thornhill Chapter in 1997. He has been continuously serving PEO since, serving all executive positions in his local chapter, including chapter chair from 2004 to 2008. He continued with the chapter executive in an advisory and consulting role and was vice chair from 2014 to 2016. He left the chapter executive after being elected regional councillor in 2016. Takessian received his FEC designation in 2010. He was made a member of PEO’s Order of Honour in 2013. He has been on PEO council  and various other committees, like Regional Councillors Committee and Volunteer Leadership Conference Planning Committee, since 2016.