BURNABY, British Columbia
- Sept. 13, 2018
-- This award is named in honour of Mr. B. D. Caine, the first secretary/treasurer of the EOCP. Bert served in that capacity for 24 years, and at times almost single-handedly carried the program forward. The Bert Caine Award is presented by the Environmental Operators Certification Program in recognition of outstanding, long term service to the certification program.
"Brian Thorburn has pioneered a path to recognizing the professionalism of today's Operators. Brian embodies being a servant leader in his dedication to ensuring Operators are recognized for the invaluable work they do. He does it for today's Operators, but more importantly for future generations."
– Paul Bishop, President and CEO, Associated Boards of Certification.
The EOCP (www.eocp.ca)
was the first
organization in Canada to implement an Operator certification and facility classification program in Canada in an effort to better protect public health and the environment. Fifty-
two years later, the EOCP continues to grow, work with its stakeholders, and evolve, ensuring that the needs of Operators and employers are met.
The EOCP's membership provides safe drinking water and wastewater management to more than 4.2 million people across British Columbia and Yukon.