La Société canadienne
de géotechnique
The Canadian
Geotechnical Society
La Société canadienne canadienne de géotechnique
The Canadian Geotechnical Society
The Canadian
Southern Ontario (Toronto)
About the Southern Ontario Section
Formal Name: Southern Ontario Section
Primary Centre: Toronto, ON
Approximate Catchment Area: Southwest-central Ontario

The Southern Ontario Section of the Canadian Geotechnical Society is an active professional group whose mandate is to provide continued education and encourage constructive dialog amongst our members. In this role, we facilitate monthly presentations, annual educational seminars, a Cross-Canada Lecture Tour, graduate student competition, CGS-SOS Undergraduate work term scholarship and our annual golf tournament. CGS-SOS continues to organize and fund the annual Graduate Student Competition and invites students to attend our monthly dinner presentations at no charge. Registration for all events are now booked solely online using Eventbrite.

Please go to www.cgs-sos.ca for detailed CGS Southern Ontario Section information.
Executive Committee
The Executive Committee of the Southern Ontario Section consists of the following members:
Regional Director
Andrew Drevininkas
Toronto Transit Commission
Masoud Manzari
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
Veronica Ayetan
Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
Al Varshoi
Golder Associates
Jason Bindseil
EBS Geostructural
Event Coordinator
Robert Moen
GKM Consultants
Event Coordinator
Naeem Ehsan
Event Coordinator
Meysam Najari
Sirati & Partners Consultants
Promotion & Outreach
Jyoti Grewal
AGAT Laboratories
Student Member
Ali Jahanfar
University of Toronto
Special Events Coordinator & Secretary
Lucie Clatworthy
Membership and Awards
Farsheed Bagheri
SNC Lavalin
Student Liaison
Mason Ghafghazi
University of Toronto
Upcoming Events


Please contact the Southern Ontario Section at Toronto@cgs.ca if you have any comments or suggestions.