The National Society of Professional Engineers has named 21 professional engineers to its 2008 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.
"Being recognized for your service to the engineering profession, your successful career, and your involvement in NSPE is a great honor and no small feat, especially when that honor is bestowed by your peers," said Monte Phillips, Ph.D., P.E., F.NSPE, chairman of the executive committee of the Council of Fellows and former NSPE president. "We are proud of this year's Fellows and their accomplishments and look forward to more great contributions from them in the future."
NSPE launched its Fellow Recognition Program in 2001 and has named over 400 of its members as Fellows. The 2008 NSPE Fellows are (in alphabetical order):
T. Richard Andresen, P.E. (Minn.); Robert G. Becnel, P.E. (Mo.); Darrel H. Berkowitz, P.E. (Minn.); Larry L. Britt, P.E. (Miss.); Kent D. Buehrer, P.E. (Ohio); Louise Carosi Doyle, P.E. (N.Y.); Harry E. Garman, P.E. (Pa.); T. Michael Garrison, P.E. (Kan.); Ronald G. Hansen, P.E. (Ark.); Richard W. Liesse, P.E. (Texas); Wayne D. Moore, P.E. (R.I.); Ali M. Mustapha, P.E. (La.); Jorge L. Pardo, P.E. (Fla.); Michael R. Pender, P.E. (Fla.); David L. Pond, P.E. (N.C.); Matthew R. Purcell, P.E. (N.H.); Henn Rebane, P.E. (Fla.); Deborah M. Shive, P.E. (N.C.); John A. Talbott, P.E. (Ore.); Willem S. Van Hemert, P.E. (Ark.); and Charlie F. Vaughn, P.E. (Nev.).
The National Society of Professional Engineers is the national society of licensed professional engineers from all disciplines that promotes the ethical and competent practice of engineering, advocates licensure, and enhances the image and well-being of its members. Founded in 1934, NSPE serves more than 45,000 members and the public through 53 state and territorial societies and more than 500 chapters. For more information, please visit www.nspe.org.