The Chapter has the following objectives:
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Chapter membership has two categories:
A full member is any Filipino-Canadian who completed a baccalaureate degree in engineering or geoscience in the Philippines or any other province, territory, or any other country and is a registered P.Eng., P.Geo., EIT, or GIT in Manitoba.
A student member is any Filipino-Canadian who completed a baccalaureate degree in engineering or geoscience in the Philippines or any other province, territory, or any other country and is in the process of completing the academic requirements to become registered in Manitoba.
The Chapter may create the category of lay associate for persons who wish to be Chapter members and are not registered with the Association. Student members and lay associates do not have voting privileges.
In 2009, a group of Philippine-educated engineers formed an organization to represent the interests of Filipino-Canadian members of the Association. A memorandum of understanding was proposed to form a basis of cooperation on issues important to both organizations. In 2010, APEGM Council approved the formation of the Filipino Members Chapter.
In 2011 the Filipino Chapter and constitution and by-laws were signed, creating the first Chapter of the Association with members from a specific ethnic group.