May 22, 2013
National Engineering Society Names New President
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (July 23, 2010) The National Society of Professional Engineers installed Michael Hardy, P.E., F.NSPE, of Salem, Oregon, as president for the 201011 year at the Society's Annual Meeting in Orlando.
Hardy has 22 years of experience providing mechanical and process engineering, design team and construction management for capital construction projects in the commercial, industrial, technology, and biopharmaceutical sectors. He is currently the principal of Black Oak Engineering, where he provides HVAC and process piping designs for industrial, institutional, and governmental clients. Prior to his current position, Hardy served as principal at Evergreen Engineering LLC. He holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Oregon State University.
Hardy has long been active in the engineering community, and joined NSPE in 1994 after receiving his professional engineering license. He has served in most of the Society's chapter and state offices, as well as on several national committees and task forces. He was the NSPE Western and Pacific regional director from 200608, and served as the Oregon state MATHCOUNTS coordinator from 200609. Hardy currently chairs the NSPE Membership Committee, is treasurer of the Engineers Week Foundation Board of Trustees, and is a former member of the Engineers Week Steering Committee.. In 2008, Hardy was selected as a Fellow member of NSPE.
In addition to his NSPE membership, Hardy is a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Engineers, the American Society of Plumbing Engineers, and the National Fire Protection Association.
The National Society of Professional Engineers is the national society of licensed professional engineers from all disciplines that promotes the ethical and competent practice of engineering, advocates licensure, and enhances the image and well-being of its members. Founded in 1934, NSPE has been promoting professional excellence for over 75 years. NSPE serves more than 43,000 members and the public through 53 state and territorial societies and more than 500 chapters. For more information, please visit www.nspe.org.