Federal Engineer of the Year

The Federal Engineer of the Year Award, sponsored by the Professional Engineers in Government, honors engineers employed by a federal agency that employs at least 50 engineers worldwide.

2015 FEYA SPONSOR

Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering

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2015 FEYA Ceremony
February 26, 2015
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (E.S.T.)
National Press Club
529 14th Street, NW
13th Floor
Washington, D.C., 20045

2015 FEYA Agency Winners (PDF)

Victor Mendez to Deliver Keynote at 2015 FEYA Ceremony

Victor Mendez MENDEZ

Victor Mendez has served as the 20th United States Deputy Secretary of Transportation since July 30, 2014.

As Deputy Secretary, Mendez is the Department of Transportation’s chief operating officer, responsible for day-to-day operations of the 10 modal administrations and the work of more than 55,000 USDOT employees nationwide and overseas.  Mendez is focused on ensuring the safety and efficiency of America’s transportation system, which plays a key role in economic development.

Before becoming Deputy Secretary, Mendez was the Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration since July 2009, where he oversaw the agency’s 2,900 employees in Washington and field offices across the country.  During his time at FHWA, he parlayed his lifelong interest in innovation and technology into launching the Every Day Counts initiative, which gives states a range of tools and technologies to streamline construction projects and make them more cost effective.

Before joining DOT, Mendez served as Director of the Arizona Department of Transportation.  He has more than 20 years of State DOT experience.

Mendez earned a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso and later earned an MBA from Arizona State University. He is a registered professional engineer in the State of Arizona.

Highlights from the 2014 Federal Engineer of the Year Award Ceremony

Robert A. Green, P.E., F.NSPE; Mark J. Golden, FASAE, CAE; Timothy Callahan, P.E., U.S. Air Force; David Scott Wolf, P.E., PLS, F.NSPE

Standing (left to right): NSPE President Robert A. Green, P.E., F.NSPE; Timothy Callahan, P.E., U.S. Air Force; NSPE Executive Director Mark J. Golden, FASAE, CAE; and, NSPE Board Member David Scott Wolf, P.E., PLS, F.NSPE. Photo Credit: Jim Tkatch

Captain Timothy Callahan, P.E., an instructor and course director at the Air Force Institute of Technology's Civil Engineer School at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, has been named the National Society of Professional Engineers’ 2014 Federal Engineer of the Year. Callahan received the honor during the 35th Annual FEYA Banquet at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on February 20, 2014. Read the press release.

From: NSPE | February 25, 2014

2014 Federal Engineer of the Year Top Ten Announced
Read the press release | See a complete list of agency winners

Timothy Callahan, P.E.
U.S. Air Force Air
Force Institute of Technology

LCDR John Doug Herrin, P.E.
U.S. Department of the Navy
Naval Facilities Engineering Command

Dr. Donald Malloy, P.E.
U.S. Air Force
Air Force Materiel Command

John Casey Scoggins, P.E.
Tennessee Valley Authority

Dr. Rickey Shyne, P.E.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Glenn Research Center

Bronson Smart, P.E.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Natural Resources Conservation Service

Wilbert Smith, P.E.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Food & Drug Administration

Joseph Woliver, P.E.
U.S. Department of the Navy
Naval Facilities Engineering Command

CDR Edward Zechmann, P.E.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Michael Zoccola, P.E.
U.S. Department of the Army
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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Deadline: 
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