Joel McAllister Appointed as ACEC-BC Representative on MMCD Board of Directors

July 27, 2021

Congratulations to Joel McAllister from ACEC-BC member firm Onsite Engineering for being selected as the ACEC-BC Appointment on the Master Municipal Construction Documents Association Board of Directors!

In selecting Joel the nominating committee recognized his outstanding technical and leadership abilities, enthusiastic participation in the ACEC-BC Municipal Engineering Committee, and his long-term commitment to ACEC-BC and the industry through his work with the Young Professionals Group, Professional Development Committee, and the Business Practices Committee.

As a founding member of the MMCD, ACEC-BC holds two positions on the MMCD Board. Joel will be joining Dieter Diedericks in representing ACEC-BC and supporting our advocacy mission for fair procurement, balanced contract language, and the removal of barriers to doing business in BC.

Thank you to all the applicants and congratulations Joel!

Joel McAllister, P.Eng, Principal, Onsite Engineering

Joel is a civil engineer with over 18 years of experience in the consulting engineering industry, focusing on water and sewer infrastructure. Joel began his career in his hometown of Abbotsford with Dayton & Knight.  In 2016, Joel joined Onsite Engineering to develop their municipal engineering group. Still based in Abbotsford, Joel oversees Onsite Engineering’s provincial municipal group, providing consulting engineering services to municipalities throughout BC. Joel has been involved with ACEC-BC throughout his career, having served on several committees including the Young Professionals Group, Professional Development Committee, Business Practices Committee, and most recently the Municipal Engineering Committee. 

About MMCD

The Master Municipal Construction Documents Association (MMCD) was founded in 1995 to create documents to support fairness and consistency in procurement of services to support design and construction of municipal infrastructure.  The Master Municipal Construction Documents are foundational to successful delivery of BC municipal infrastructure, assuring all parties are working together under common conditions. The documents were created to be fair to all parties, easy to read and understand, and designed to minimize confusion and disputes.

The 10-member MMCD Board includes representatives of the municipal construction industry including municipalities, associations, and the province. Each contributing agency is responsible for appointment of representatives. As a founding member of the MMCD, ACEC-BC holds two positions on the Association Board. Members of the Board also participate in Committees including the Documents, Referee, Marketing / Education, Asset Management, Civil, or Electrical.

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