New Class of Fellow Members Announced for 2011

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Stacey A. Ober
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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

The National Society of Professional Engineers has named 30 professional engineers to its 2011 class of Fellow Members. The Fellow membership grade honors those active NSPE members who have demonstrated exemplary and devoted service to their profession, their Society, and their community.

NSPE launched its Fellow Recognition Program in 2001 and has named over 500 of its members as Fellows. The 2011 NSPE Fellows include the following (in alphabetical order by state):

Brian D. Looney, P.E. (Alaska.); Harold E. Hite Jr., P.E. (Ala.); Manuel S. Lanuevo, P.E. (Hawaii); Nestor Fernandez, P.E. (Idaho); Kirankumar Topudurti, P.E. (Ill.); Vincent P. Drnevich, Ph.D., P.E. (Ind.); John F. Ourada, P.E. (Kan.); John C. Beyke, P.E., PLS (Ky.); Randall E. Gnau, P.E. (Ky.); Dale T. Hunn, P.E. (La.); David A. Janover, P.E. (NY); John W. "Billy" Moore, P.E. (La.); Philip K. Meyers, P.E. (La.); Brian A. Knutson, P.E. (Minn.); Kent A. Schneider, P.E. (Minn.); Christopher D. Jones, P.E. (Miss.); John Derald Morgan, Ph.D., P.E. (Mo.); Lawrence J. O'Connor, P.E., LS (N.Y.); R. James Hammontree, P.E. (Ohio); Ralph K. Leidy, P.E. (Ohio); William R. Pease, P.E. (Ore.); Joseph F. Boward, P.E. (Pa.); James Kevin Cooper, P.E. (Pa.); Jon W. Drosendahl, P.E. (Pa.); Craig L. Weaver, P.E. (Pa.); Mack B. McCarley, P.E. (Tenn.); Richard W. Kistner, P.E. (Texas); Victor M. Mendoza, P.E. (Texas); J. Kent O'Brien, P.E. (Texas); Joseph W. Eberle, P.E. (Wis.); and Jeffrey S. Russell, Ph.D., P.E. (Wis.).

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