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Donald E. Haws, P.Eng.

For over 40 years, Engineer Donald E. Haws has been an outstanding leader in the activities of the North Bay Chapter of Professional Engineers Ontario.

In 1970, as chapter Chair, he introduced North Bay Engineers’ Day. Engineer Haws’ vision has nurtured the tradition of this annual event, which highlights the association and the activities of engineering professionals in the North Bay community, and which is promoted through the yearly newspaper supplement in the North Bay Nugget. Engineer Haws has participated in practically every North Bay Engineers’ Day as an event organizer and program speaker.

Don has enriched almost every North Bay Chapter activity. He has acted as a knowledgeable mentor to students attending the chapter’s annual student night. He has also been an enthusiastic organizer of the chapter’s annual golf tournament, which raises money for local charities. Don has enhanced the reputation of engineers through his community involvement with the Rotary Club, the YMCA and North Bay General Hospital.

In his professional life, as Director of Physical Resources at North Bay’s College Education Centre, he made significant contributions to the development of the North Bay campus of both Nipissing University and Canadore College.

For his visionary leadership of the North Bay Chapter and his personal commitment to the chapter’s success for over 40 years, Donald E. Haws is invested as a Member in the Professional Engineers Ontario Order of Honour.