The Steering Council guides the strategic direction of the Program and advises on the programmatic elements of experiential learning and work-integrated training. It oversees requests for and approvals of major changes to the Program. It advises on key performance indicators and budgets. It reviews progress reports and approves annual reports, plans, and budgets. The Council works closely with the Community to promote and attract new opportunities to the Program. It ensures that recruitment advertisements will include language to attract a diverse cohort of interns, including Black females and Francophones.

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Dr. André McDonald, PEng
Director
Professor and Associate Chair
Faculty of Engineering
University of Alberta

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Dr. Adetola Adesida
Co-Director
Professor and Director of Orthopaedic Basic Science Research
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
University of Alberta

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Dr. Sophie Yohani, R. Psych
Coaching and Counselling Lead
Associate Professor
Faculty of Education
University of Alberta

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Dr. Sédami Gnidehou
Francophone Lead
Assistant Professor
Campus Saint-Jean
University of Alberta

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Ms. Gabrielle Engli
Physics Teacher and French Immersion Department Head
Harry Ainlay High School

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Ms. Domina Lufuma
Crime and Family Violence Prevention Program Coordinator
Alliance Jeunesse-Famille de l’Alberta Society (AJFAS)

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Mr. Hugh Magande, MSc, MBA
Technical Principal (Research)
The Southface Energy Institute

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Mr. Rick Marsden, PEng
Program Development Coordinator, Inspections
ABSA, the pressure equipment safety authority

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Mr. Kevin Mpunga
Vice President
Black Students’ Association, University of Alberta

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Dr. Ioanis Nikolaidis
Professor and Associate Chair
Faculty of Science
University of Alberta

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Dr. Mahdi Tavakoli, PEng
Professor and MEng Faculty Advisor
Faculty of Engineering
University of Alberta

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Ms. Joy Thomas
Vice President
National Black Coalition of Canada – Edmonton Chapter

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Ms. Mary Mbiatem, MPH, MA
Wellness Coach and Counsellor

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Mr. Tom Ndezeki, BSc 
Communications Coordinator

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