Kirsten Merle, P.Eng.
Practice Standards Advisor at APEGA
Kirsten joined APEGA as an engineer, admissions, in 2019 and moved into her current position as practice standards advisor with the Professional Practice department in late 2020. In her role, she supports the development and maintenance of APEGA practice standards, guidelines, and bulletins. She obtained her bachelor of science in materials engineering from the University of Alberta in 2002. Kirsten’s professional engineering experience includes design and project management in the oil and gas sector, forensic engineering, and quality assurance and quality control management. Two projects that stand out are overseeing the structural design and install of a Buddhist temple shaped like a lotus flower and the new Enoch Cree Nation’s K-12 school with a tipi entrance.