Stanley Harris, P.E., has received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying. A long-time member of the organization, he received his region's distinguished service award last year, and this year received the national award—the highest that NCEES presents. After more than 40 years of service as an engineer and manager, Harris has retired from Alcoa, and resides in Richmond, Virginia.
The board of directors for Wilson & Co. Inc., Engineers & Architects, has appointed Troy Eisenbraun, P.E., senior vice president. He will assume operations manager responsibilities in the Kansas City, Missouri, office and direct transportation planning and design services in the local region. Eisenbraun has been with the company for more than 25 years and has over 30 years of experience.
Bob Summers, P.E., an associate vice president and office manager for Horner & Shifrin, will be leading the organization's new regional office in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. He'll be responsible for all operations and projects in the southwest area of the state. He also was named one of the Top 20 Engineers Under 40 in the Midwest this year by Engineering News-Record.
||Michael Simmons, P.E., has joined Michael Baker Jr. Inc. as assistant vice president and manager of construction engineering and inspection in Florida. He will focus on strategic planning, business development and marketing, and client management, among other areas. The firm has seven offices in the state. Simmons holds a bachelor's in civil engineering from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA from St. Leo University.|
The Pacific Science Center has selected Patricia Galloway, P.E., Ph.D., to its board of directors. Based in Seattle, the center is dedicated to developing interactive exhibits and programs to stimulate a lifelong interest in the sciences. CEO of Pegasus Global Holdings Inc., Galloway serves as an advisor to the energy and infrastructure industries. She also is a consultant member of the U.S. National Science Board, having been appointed by former President Bush to a six-year term.
Larry Stevens, P.E., has been named to the American Public Works Association's board of directors. He has a history of leadership positions in Iowa, serving as city engineer in Oskaloosa before also taking on the responsibilities of public works director in the city. Stevens has since joined Howard R. Green Co. in Johnston, Iowa, as a senior project manager. He serves as the board's liaison to the Small Cities/Rural Communities Committee.
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