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Gus Perkons, B.A.

Training Specialist: Regulatory & Compliance

Post Secondary

  • Bachelor of Arts (Geography), Sir Wilfred Laurier, 1974

Years of Experience

  • Teaching: 30

Certification Licenses/Tickets

  • Wastewater Treatment: OIT

Years of Industry Related Association Memberships

  • MOE: 30
  • OETC: 3

Instructor Attributes/ Strengths: Expert, Enthusiastic, Respectful, Listen, Adapt, Caring

Gus has almost 40 years environmental experience with the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) and the private sector ranging from studying impacts of wastewater discharges to the natural environment, to studying unit processes in sewage treatment and drinking water facilities, to participating in the development policies and legislation for both municipal sewage and drinking water facilities. Gus has also served as the Manager of Ontario’s Operator Certification Administrator’s office implementing MOE’s Drinking Water and Wastewater Operators Certification program. Gus also has over 20 years experience in providing training to both the public and private sector operators and inspectors, and has conducted over 100 workshops for the regulated community regarding drinking water and wastewater legislation. For the past 5 years, Gus has also been a part-time instructor at Fanshawe College dealing with water/wastewater operations and legislation since 2008.