Board of Governors Representative

BEng’80, MBA’86

Province: NS

Term ends: 2016

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.