Executive Council

 

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Victor A. Miranda 

President

Victor Miranda is the leading Telecom Engineer in Belize with work experience in both Electrical and Telecom Engineering. He has served as Vice President and President of the past councils and Chairman of different Boards. He has vast experience in managing high performing technical teams.

He is married with two children. Victor believes that the Engineering Field deserves greater respect and that success of our country depends on the implementation of sound infrastructural developments with the involvement of APEB members.

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Carlton N. Young

Vice President

Carlton Young is the founder and Principal of Young's Engineering Consultancy Limited, one of Belize's foremost civil and structural engineering consulting firms. Mr. young has over 20 years of experience in a wide variety of civil engineering works in the United States, Europe, the middle East, Africa and Belize. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and a Master's degree in Structural Engineering, both from the University of California at Berkeley.

Carlton firmly  believes that the engineering sector has always played the most crucial role in raising the living standards of humanity since time immemorial, and at this time is crucial to the development of Belize.

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Wilfredo E. Guerrero 
Honorary Secretary

Wilfredo Ernesto Guerrero was born in Belize City in 1942 and received his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Louisiana Tech University in 1972. He obtained the status of Registered Professional Engineer (Louisiana) in 1977. He has done postgraduate studies in Hydraulic Engineering (Dip H.E., Delft, NL) and Project Management at Bradford University, U.K and a wide variety of Management and Training courses. He has also holds a Certificate in Design of Urban Drainage for Developing Countries, from IHE,Delft, the Netherlands. He was the founding President of the Association of Professional Engineers of Belize (APEB). 

 
He worked with the Ministry of Works, Belize for 23 years in every activity of the Ministry, includingacting as Chief Engineer on several occasions. In his latter years with the Ministry, he was appointed planning officer and training officer for the Ministry and worked on various projects involving multidisciplinary participation, including working as Chairman of the Belize City Infrastructure Task Force and member of the Ambergris Caye Master Plan. He was the Belize focal point for CUBiC (Caribbean Uniform Building Code) and has served as facilitator for a number of professional events. 
 
He is married and has four children, who have obtained degrees in the following fields: Civil Engineering,Chemical Engineering, Biology and Social Communication. His wife has a degree in Chemistry and Pharmacy. After retiring from the Belize Public Service in 1994, he registered a Consulting  Firm that has beenproviding support for the construction supervision of Road Infrastructure Works in Southern Belize, funded by International Agencies. The firm also offers consultancy in Drainage and Hydraulic Engineering Works. 

 

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Mick Craig

Treasurer

Mick is a retired engineer with work experience in the Ministry of Works. He earned his degree in Civil Engineering from Marquette University. Mr. Craig has held senior positions in the Caribbean Development Bank and Belize Audubon Society to name a few. He operates his own business but remains committed to developing future Engineers by promoting sound education policy.

 

 

 

 

Dylan Gomez

Councilor

Mr. Gomez holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Florida, USA (2004) and is a registered professional engineer in the state of Florida. In 2012 he became a registered member of APEB.

He worked at three power plants for Tampa Electric in Florida while working towards his Bachelor’s degree and after graduating he then worked for eight years at a medium size engineering firm in Florida. In 2011 he relocated back to Belize and is working towards developing his own consulting engineering firm in Belize.

 

 

 

Sheena Kuylen-Simpson

Councilor

Mrs. Sheena Kuylen-Simpson holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of West Indies, Trinidad & Tobago (2008).

She has been employed at Belize Electricity Limited from June 2008 to present. She has worked within the Substation Department and System Planning & Engineering Department at Belize Electricity Limited. In Substation Department she focused mainly on maintenance and testing of substation equipment, procedures development and test equipment training. Her main focus in System Planning & Engineering Department was on reliability and protection. This involved testing and commissioning of protection circuits, fault investigation reports, procedures development and verification of electrical audit of substations. Currently she holds the post of Substation Superintendent at Substations Department. In 2013 she became a registered member of APEB.