National Engineering Society Names New President

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The National Society of Professional Engineers installed Harve D. Hnatiuk, P.E., F.NSPE, as president for the 2014–15 year at the Society’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

A member of NSPE since 1980, Hnatiuk has held many volunteer leadership positions with the Society including being a member of the Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and House of Delegates. He has chaired NSPE’s Dues and Billing Standardization Task Force, its Critical Infrastructure and Homeland Security Task Force, the 2013 and 2014 Conference Task Forces, and served as vice chair of its Legislative and Government Affairs Committee. In 2005, he was named an NSPE Fellow. He is also a longtime member of the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers where he has been president of both the PSPE and the Valley Forge Chapter. He was honored as PSPE’s “Engineer of the Year” in 2009. 

Hnatiuk is vice president of Maida Engineering Inc., a professional multidiscipline engineering firm founded in 1978 that serves clients in all business sectors throughout the U.S. Licensed as a professional engineer in 12 states, he graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 1974, earning a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering. He received Penn’s “Alumni Award of Merit” in 2012. 

Hnatiuk is also a member of the IEEE, the Engineers Club of Philadelphia, the American Radio Relay League, and the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association. He and his wife Cyndee reside in Westampton, N.J.

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The National Society of Professional Engineers is a member-centric, nimble, future-focused, and responsive organization, serving as the recognized voice and advocate of licensed Professional Engineers. Through education, licensure advocacy, leadership training, multidisciplinary networking, and outreach, NSPE enhances the image of its members and their ability to ethically and professionally practice engineering. Founded in 1934, NSPE serves more than 32,000 members and the public through 53 state and territorial societies and just over 400 chapters. For more information, please visit

EDITOR'S NOTE: High-resolution photos of Hnatiuk and the award ceremony are available in digital format.