Non-voting member, Board of Governors Representative

BEng’80, MBA’86

Location: Halifax, N.S.

Mr. Palmeter is president and chief executive officer (CEO) of East Point Engineering Limited, with responsibility for strategic direction and business planning.received his Bachelor of Science (BSc) from Acadia, and a Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Dalhousie. During his career, Mr. Palmeter has led or participated in a broad range of consulting and construction activities, including strategic planning, organizational studies, facility planning, design, business case analysis and life cycle costing, construction, and acquisition. He has an in-depth understanding of specialized engineering and construction services, ranging from design to design-build-finance-operate.

Mr. Palmeter has served on the boards of more than twenty public and private corporations in both Canada and the United States. His professional career has included project engineering; business development and project evaluation for a Canadian investment company; and owning and operating engineering and construction companies in Atlantic Canada. In addition, he has provided his support to a number of not-for-profit organizations and industry associations. He is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) Education Program and holds the designation of ICD.D.