December 12, 2013
Michael Hardy, P.E., F.NSPE
Michael Hardy, P.E., F.NSPE, was the 2010-11 president of the National Society of Professional Engineers. He joined NSPE in 1994 after receiving his professional engineering license.
Mr. Hardy has served in most of the Society's chapter and state offices as well as on several national committees and task forces, including chairman of the NSPE Membership Committee. He was NSPE Western and Pacific Regional Director from 2006-08, and from 2006-09 he served as the Oregon state MATHCOUNTS coordinator. Currently, he is a member of the National Engineers Week Foundation Board of Directors and a former member of the Engineers Week Steering Committee.
In 2008, he was named a Fellow of NSPE.
Mr. Hardy, a mechanical engineer, is the principal of Black Oak Engineering where he provides HVAC and process piping designs for industrial, institutional, and governmental clients.
He is a graduate of Oregon State University, having earned his degree in mechanical engineering. He is married with two grown daughters. His wife is semi-retired from nursing and she, along with his eldest daughter and a family friend, operate a Morgan horse boarding and training facility near their home in Salem, Oregon. His youngest daughter is just starting her career as a chef.