Katherine Crewe, P.Eng.
For over a decade, Engineer Katherine Crewe served Professional Engineers Ontario with dedication and extraordinary leadership as Councillor-at-Large, as Chair of the association’s Women in Engineering Advisory Committee (WEAC) and as a member of numerous task groups and committees. In 1994, Kathy was inducted as a Member in the Order of Honour, recognizing her outstanding contributions serving on the executives of the Kingsway Chapter and the Toronto-Humber Chapter, where she was chapter Chair from 1987 to 1989.
As Chair of WEAC from 1991 to 1994, Kathy spearheaded the development and execution of the 1994 National Report of Workplace Conditions for Engineers, the national survey initiated by PEO and jointly sponsored by eight other professional engineering associations. As Chair of WEAC, Kathy led numerous mentoring and networking initiatives to increase the percentage of women who are licensed professional engineers.
She has been an active member of other PEO committees and task groups, including the Internal Networks Task Group in 1996, the -Certificate of Authorization/Licensure Task Group, and the Discipline, Finance and Audit committees. In addition, she represented PEO on the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers’ Canadian Engineering Human Resources Board between 1997 and 1999.
For her demonstrated dedication to furthering the profession through PEO committees and PEO Council, Katherine Crewe is invested as an Officer in the Professional Engineers Ontario Order of Honour.