For Immediate Release: May 13, 2021

Surrey, BC – It is with pleasure that the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC) announces our newly appointed President, David Sparanese, PTech, AScT, CPWI 3. David was elected by the registrants of ASTTBC and appointed to the position of President for the 2021-2023 term by the ASTTBC Council, on May 6, 2021. David is the 35th ASTTBC President in our 63-year history and will oversee the continued growth of the organization.

David has served on ASTTBC Council since 2014. David is a Civil Engineering Technologist and Professional Technologist with over 30 years of progressive leadership experience in local government and 15 years of non-profit board experience servicing at various levels where he has actively promoted Engineering Technology.

He is employed by the District of Saanich as the Senior Manager of Public Works. David leads a diverse team of skilled and professional staff in providing services to Saanich’s residents/ businesses and delivering multiple technical projects which enhance and benefit the community.

When he is not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family, wife Alanna, children Chiara and Ruggiero, and dogs, Jena and Luca, while maintaining an active lifestyle. David has the full confidence and support of Council to help lead ASTTBC to enjoy additional successes.


ASTTBC is the tenth largest professional organization in British Columbia. ASTTBC regulates an estimated 10,000 applied science and engineering technology professionals in British Columbia to protect the safety, health, and well-being of the public and the environment.


Communications contact:
Petra Petlanova, BBA, communications officer

Executive contact:
Theresa McCurry, BSc, PMP, Chief Executive Officer