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November 9, 2017

The Windsor-Essex Chapter is looking for St. Clair College students to serve as College Liaisons on the Chapter Executive Committee

The OACETT Windsor-Essex Chapter is looking for current St. Clair college students to serve on the Chapter Executive committee as a Student Representative/College Liaison. The responsibilities of the College Liaison include:
  1. Co-ordinate with OACETT’s college partnerships manager all college outreach activities.
  2. Ensuring a notice of all upcoming relevant Chapter activities is posted and distributed to faculty and students at the local campus.
  3. Maintaining (if applicable) the Chapter’s bulletin board or display case on-campus.
  4. Acting as the Chapter contact for any student engineering societies or clubs wishing to establish a formal on-going link with the Chapter.
  5. Ensuring the appropriate faculty is aware of the annual Fletcher Foundation scholarships, as well as any Chapter academic awards, and to solicit appropriate nominations for such awards.

Serving as the College Liaison is a great way to be active with the local OACETT chapter, network with local Engineering Technicians and Technologists, and foster the on-going relationship between OACETT and St. Clair College. This position is for a one-year term, which may be renewed, and is great volunteer experience for your resume when it comes time to start your career!

For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or message the OACETT Windsor-Essex Facebook group.






Congratulations Pam Brydges C.E.T., rcca on being awarded the Windsor-Essex Technologist of the Year Award for 2016

Pam Brydes with the other OACETT Windsor-Essex Excutive Members and OACETT’s Vice-President IETO Vince Le Faive, C.E.T. CBET(c) at The Engineering Month Luncheon April 1, 2016






Feb 18, 2014

Endowment fund established to support St. Clair College engineering technology students

St. Clair College, the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) and Industrial Drive Services today announced the creation of a $23,500 endowment to fund an annual financial award for engineering technology students enrolled at St. Clair College. The new fund is made possible through a leadership gift from OACETT’s Carole and George Fletcher Foundation, generously matched by Industrial Drive Service, and a contribution from the College.

Waseem Habash, College Associate VP Academics, made the announcement at the College main lobby this morning before guests who included faculty members and representatives from OACETT’s Essex Chapter.

St. Clair College President Dr. John Strasser commented, "This fund is a significant way to highlight the value of education in engineering technology for the future. We are delighted that our program at St. Clair College has been recognized as a place to invest with such a generous gift and from such an important partnership. We are grateful for the confidence that it represents in the kind of innovative training that we offer throughout the college."

The Industrial Drive Services/OACETT Engineering Technology Fund will provide a $1,000 bursary each year in perpetuity to a student studying in an OACETT recognized engineering technology or applied science program. Students enrolled in their first, second or third year will be able to apply for this financial support.

“We are thrilled that Industrial Drive Services and St. Clair College have decided to partner with OACETT on this important initiative”, remarked David Tsang, A.Sc.T., Chair of the Board of Trustees, Carole and George Fletcher Foundation.

“As technical professionals, I feel strongly we have a duty to give back to our profession and that's why I contributed to help establish this fund. Supporting St. Clair students is an important investment in the future of the profession”, commented Daryl Keys, C.E.T., President, Industrial Drive Services.

For more information about OACETT and the Foundation’s campaign, please visit For more information about St. Clair College, please visit


Mentoring Program

Are you thinking of becoming certified? Do you need some guidance on how to become certified? The Essex Chapter has helped several members who have become certified through its Mentoring Program. The Mentoring Program can put you in contact with members who have successfully completed their certification and who can answer questions that you have. The program will help you guide your way at your own pace. If you are interested please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.