A. Sidney Buford has joined Zannino Engineering Inc. as Construction Services Manager. He was formerly with Construction Control Corporation of Virginia.

Versar Greenwood recently announced the following organizational changes at the firm. Stanley Lofton has been promoted to the position of Designer II. He has been with the firm for six years. The firm also announced that Ryan Wheeler and Jason Mitchell have joined the staff as Mechanical Engineers. Mr. Wheeler is a recent graduate of Virginia Military Institute. Mr. Mitchell was most recently employed at Newport News Shipbuilding. Also joining the staff are Dennis Stump and Joey Fulton as CAD Technicains Mr. Stump was previously with Alliance Industries. Mr. Fulton was previously employed with Mathew Thompson Consulting Engineers, Inc. Erich Scott, most recently employed by the City of Roanoke, has joined the firm as a Drafter/CAD Technician.

Reza Alipanah has joined Teng & Associates as a Project Manager, and Douglas F. Potts has joined the firm as a Civil Engineering Technician Mr. Alipanah was formerly with Lanna, Dunlap & Spriggs. Mr. Potts was most recently employed with Matrix Engineering.

TIMMONS has announced that Claire Gerard recently received her Professional Engineers License and will be to Project Manager of Site Engineering for education, state and local government projects. A 1995 graduate of North Carolina State University, Ms. Gerard has been with the firm for five years. The firm also announced that Mike Gaddy has passed the exam to become an Engineer-in-Training. A recent civil engineering graduate of Virginia Tech, Mr. Gaddy is a Site Development Engineer for institutional projects at the firm. TIMMONS has also promoted Ivan Wu, P.E., Lance Koth, P.E., Rick Thomas, PWS, and Steve Worthington, P.E. to the position of Assistant Department Managers

Mr. Wu, promoted to Assistant Department Manager of Land Development, has been with the firm since 1993, providing municipal and land development services as a project manager. He is a 1989 graduate of Virginia Tech with a B.S. in Civil Engineering.

Mr. Koth, promoted to Assistant Department Manager of the Institutional Site Development Department, has been with the firm since 1996, providing site engineering services for local, state and federal projects. He is a 1989 graduate of Virginia Tech with a B.S. in Civil Engineering.

Mr. Thomas, promoted to Assis- tant Department Manager of Environmental Services, has been with the firm since 1993 as an environmental scientist, developing and managing environmental assessments, wetland delineations, permitting, mitigation and stream assessments. He is a 1987 graduate of James Madison University and later earned a Professional Wetland Scientist Certification.

Mr. Worthington has been promoted to Assistant Department Manager of the firmís Prince George office. Joining TIMMONS in 1997, he manages commercial and residental development in the Tri-Cities area of cental Virginia. Mr. Worthington is a 1994 graduate of Virginia Tech.

Robert H. Peterman has joined the Richmond office of Clough, Harbour and Associates as an Engi- neering Designer for the communi- cations infrastructure group. Peter- man comes to the firm with five years experience in the field of engi- neering design.

William H. Gordon Associates, Inc. has named three new senior associates and three new associates. William R. Ackman, Jr., EIT, DPE, a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, has been named Senior Project Manager for Civil Engineering. Timothy S. Doody, P.E., L.S., DPE, a graduate of Virginia Military Institute, has been named Director of Engineering. Steven E. Gleason, RLA, a graduate of the State University of New York and Syracuse Uni- versity, has been named Director of Planning and Landscape Architecture. The three new associates are Kyle F. Burchard, EIT, a graduate of the University of Florida and a civil engineer with the firm, Harold L. Rodriguez, a graduate of George Mason University and also a civil engineer with the firm, and Robert P. Walla, a graduate of Old Dominion University and the firmís network administrator.

Horne Engineering Services, Inc. recently announced the appointment of Louis M. (Lou) Jackson as Chief Operating Officer of the company. Joining the firm in 1995 after retiring as a Colonel in the U.S. Army, he was named Senior Vice- President in 1998. He was the deputy project manager and risk manager on the Bechtel Aberdeen team, on which Horne Engineering is a partner, from 1998 to 2000. Mr. Jackson, holds a Masterís degree in Business Administration from Long Island University, a Masterís degree in Physical Chemistry from Duke University, and a B.S. degree in Chemistry from Tuskegee University. In his new position, Mr. Jackson is responsible for ensuring the operating effectiveness of all project teams that directly support the firmís clients, as well as internal service groups that support these teams.

Terry F. Neimeyer, P.E., president and chief executive officer of KCI Technologies, Inc., has been named chairman of the firmís Board of Directors. He will replace past chairman, Jack Kinstlinger, P.E., who has served in the post since 1988 and will remain on the board as chairman emeritus. Joining the firm in 1977, Mr. Neimeyer has served in many capacities including project manager in the envimental engineering field, managing the firmís Delaware office, and later managing all of the firmís regional offices. Early successes earned him promotions to executive vice-president and head of the KCIís Civil Engineering Group. He was appointed President of the firm in 1995 and added the role of Chief Executive Officer in 1999. Mr. Neimeyer graduated with honors from the University of Delaware with a civil engineering degree in 1977. He earned his Masterís degree in environmental engineering from The Johns Hopkins University in 1980 and a Masterís degree in business administration from Wilmington College in 1985.

The firm also announced the addition of Christopher J. Griffith, P.E., who heads KCIís Construction Management Group, to the Board. Joining the firm in 1997, Mr. Griffith was appointed head of the Construction Management Group in 1998 and was named a senior vice-president in 1999. He is a 1985 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, and earned Master of Science degrees in business administration from Boston University, civil engineering from the University of Maryland, and ocean engineering from the University of Hawaii. He is currently a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve having served for 12 years as an officer in the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps.

Herbert F. White, P.E., has been named President of the recently formed company, WW Associates, located in Lynchburg, Virginia. A Civil/Environmental engineering and surveying firm, WW Associates, with a staff of 18 professional personnel, are known experts in waste water collection and treatment projects. Accord ing to Mr. White, ďWW Associatesí mission is to provide our clients with experts in their respective engineering fields to ensure that each client receives quality engineering and surveying services on time, and within the projectís financial constraints.Ē Mr. White has 23 years experience in planning, design, and construction of water, wastewater, and industrial wastewater treatment facilities. His experience also includes water distribution systems and wastewater collection systems.

Joining Mr. White as Principals in the new firm are Thomas W. Guffey, L.S., serving as Vice President, Trent J. Warner, P.E., Jason A. Clark, P.E., and Dennis W. Knight, Jr., P.E.

Mr. Guffey has over 30 years of experience in route and site surveys, boundary surveys, construction stakeout and verification, soundings and hydrographic triangulation, photogrammetric coordination and controls, and site planning and development.

 

Mr. Warner, a 1992 civil engineering graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, has experience in the design of site development, roadways, drainage, and storm water facilities. He is an expert in Intergraphís Inroads and Microstation CADD systems and is familiar with VDOTís IGRDís Roadway design software.

Mr. Clark, a 1993 Civil engineering graduate of the University of Virginia, is currently completing the testing requirements for a Masterís degree in environmental engineering from Virginia Tech. His engineering experience includes the design of water and wastewater treatment facilities, sanitary sewer overflow abatement, sludge management plans for the land application of sludge, and water distribution and wastewater collection systems.

Mr. Knight, a 1992 civil engineering graduate from Virginia Tech has experience in the design of water distribution system piping, pump stations, storage tanks, and water distribution system modeling. He also has experience in wastewater treatment plant projects, sanitary sewer overflow abatement, and wastewater collection and pumping facilities.

Warren E. Hughes, P.E., P.T.O.E., Principal and Vice-President of BMI Engineering, has been elected President of the Virginia Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (VASITE) for the 2000-2001 term. Serving with him are Michael R. Martin, P.E., President of Martin Enterprises & Associates, Inc., as Vice- President; Robert K. Gey, P.E., City Traffic Engineer with the City of Virginia Beach, as Secretary/Treasurer; Mike Greenwood, P.E., Senior Transportation Engineer with URS Corporation, as ITE District 5 Representative; Raymond J. Khoruy, Hampton Roads District Traffic Engineer with VDOT, as ITE Director; and Linda M. Smith, Vice-President of Marketing with LandMark Design Group, as Affiliate Director.

Continuing to serve as officers during the 2000-2001 term are: Valerie J. Henchel, P.E., Principal of Intermodal Engineering, P.C., as Immediate Past-President; William J. Cashman, Jr., A.I., Vice-President of URS Corporation, as ITE District 5 Representative; Karen C. McPherson, P.E., Associate with Kimley-Horn and Associates, as Affiliate Director; and Timothy E. White, Senior Transportation Engineer with Wilbur Smith Associates, as ITE Director.

VASITE also announced the individuals who were awards recipi- ents for 2000. Linda M. Smith, Vice- President of Marketing with LandMark Design Group, received the 2000 Distinguished Service Award. George T. Rogerson, Jr., Senior Transportation Engineer with VDOTís Location and Design Division, received the 2000 Outstanding Individual Activity Award. Owen P. Curtis, Director of Transportation Planning with HNTB, received the Special Recognition Award. Timothy E. White, Senior Transportation Engineer with Wilbur Smith Associates, received the Outstanding Young Member Award. Robert J. Humphrey, retired from HSMM, was voted an Honorary Membership by the Board of Directors. This is the highest honor bestowed by VASITE. Mr. Humphrey joins only six other members in the history of VASITE to receive this award. Christopher T. Daly, a senior at Virginia Tech, and Ryan J. Nelms, a junior at Old Dominion University, were recipients of the Kenneth M. Wilkerson Continued Engineering Studies Scholarship Award

Spectrum Design, an architectural and engineering firm headquartered in Roanoke, recently announced that John C. Keith, a structural engineer with the firm, has been certified as a Professional Engineer in Virginia. Mr. Keith, employed with the firm for two years, holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech.

Edward C. Westerman, P.E., an Associate with ClarkēNexsen, has been selected to serve as Treasurer for the Hampton Roads chapter of the Virginia Society of Professional Engineers (VSPE).