New Class of Fellow Members Announced for 2014

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Stacey A. Ober
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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The National Society of Professional Engineers has named 22 professional engineers to its 2014 class of Fellow members. The Fellow membership grade honors those active NSPE members who have demonstrated exemplary and devoted service to their profession, the Society, and their community.

NSPE state and territorial societies can nominate one person for each 500 voting members on their rolls per year. Nominations are also open to NSPE interest groups, chartered affinity groups, and the Board of Directors. The Fellows program was launched in 2000 and has named over 600 members as Fellows. The 2014 NSPE Fellows include the following (in alphabetical order by state):
Patrick M. Coullahan, P.E., F.NSPE (Ark.)
Franklin M. Fong, P.E., F.NSPE (Calif.)
Kenneth J. Discenza, P.E., F.NSPE (Calif.)
David B. Conner, P.E., F.NSPE (Colo.)
Paul K. Taormina, P.E., F.NSPE (Conn.)
Daniel E. Hanlon, P.E., F.NSPE (D.C.)
Gregory F. Brands, P.E., F.NSPE (Idaho)
Claude H. Hurley, P.E., F.NSPE (Ill.)
William R. Anthony, P.E., F.NSPE (Kan.)
Charles R. Anderson, P.E., F.NSPE (Ky.)
Stephen L. Scott, P.E., F.NSPE (Ky.)
Theodore H. Thompson, P.E., F.NSPE (La.)
Kenneth R. Skinger, P.E., F.NSPE (Mass.)
David P. Martini, P.E., F.NSPE (Minn.)
Judith K. Weseman, P.E., F.NSPE (N.C.)
David D. Dexter, P.E., F.NSPE (Ohio)
Leon E. Winget, Ph.D., P.E., F.NSPE (Ohio)
William E. Daugherty, P.E., F.NSPE (Ore.)
Peter O. Staffeld, Ph.D., P.E., F.NSPE (Pa.)
James L. Justus, P.E., F.NSPE (S.C.)
C. Harold Cobb, P.E., F.NSPE (Texas)
James B. Harper, P.E., F.NSPE (Professional Engineers in Construction)

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