2017 ASTTBC Professional Leadership Award For Women in Technology – Presented to Sasha Bird, AScT.
Sasha Bird is the Director of Engineering and Development in Public Works Operations for the City of Merritt. She is responsible for the maintenance of the City’s infrastructure including: parks, community water, wastewater treatment & sewers, street signs & roads and solid waste collection & disposal.
Prior to working with the City of Merritt, Sasha acted in several managerial roles in the Technical and Engineering Departments of the City of Grand Forks.
Sasha attributes her success to a great mentor and a great team when she began her career with Urban Systems Limited in Kelowna. She has dedicated her life to succeeding in the male-dominated field of Civil Engineering and has inspired others to overcome obstacles in their career path.
Sasha has been a member of ASTTBC for 25 years and dedicated three years volunteering as an ASTTBC Accreditation Review team member.