She is been involved in the IEEE/OES as a member of Administrative Committee (AdCom) for close to three decades where she served in many capacities including Conferences, Membership Developments, and publications.
Member ofthe IEEE / OES Administrative Committee (AdCom) (2015 – 2017)
Member of the IEEE / OES Administrative Committee (AdCom) (1989-93) and (1997-2007).
Vice-President (International Activities) IEEE/OES,(1990-96)
Chair of the IEEE/OES Membership Development Committee (1994-98).
IEEE/OES as a member of the Fellow Evaluation Committee (2010 – to date)
Made significant and sustained contributions in promoting and developing Tutorials Programs for IEEE/ Oceanic Engineering (OES) and IEEE/ Systems Man & Cybernetics (SMC) Conferences.
Published widely in IEEE Journals. Editor-in-Chief of The Ocean Engineering Handbook and served as Associate Editor of IEEE Oceanic Engineering Journal.
Educational background with strong Research RecordandSecured National Competitive Research funding to establish the Modeling & Signal Analysis Research Laboratory at the Faculty of Engineering, Dalhousie Univ.
As founder and President of BH Engineering Systems Ltd. Established Professional Development Courses, linking academic innovations to industrial needs for Oceanic, and Electric Power Engineering.
Director of Region -7 and President IEEE-Canada (2008-2009), during my term in office I established and developed training sessions for Sections/Chapters Volunteer Leaders focusing on Member Benefits and promoting both EAB and TAB Products
Served as MGA Liaison member for the Conference Committee (2007-2008). Reviewed Conference Committee’s Operating Manual and IEEE Policy towards Technical Co-sponsor and Conference Papers Quality Control.