April 2005 Virginia Engineers On The Move
Hayes, Seay, Mattern & Mattern, Inc. (HSMM) has announced the following new assignment in the Buildings Division of the Roanoke office: Marty Crow, P.E. to Site/Civil Department Head. Mr. Crow, will be responsible for the overall productivity, quality, and profitability of the Site/Civil Department. He has eight years experience in comprehensive site development including site planning, access road design, grading and drainage, erosion control, stormwater management, and design of utility and storm drainage systems. Mr. Crow received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech (1997), and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the National Society of Professional Engineers.
Amy K. Seipp, P.E., has been named a Project Manager with WW Associates in Lynchburg, VA. Ms. Seipp graduated from the University of Missouri-Rolla with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering. She has extensive experience in large and small scale site development, subdivision design, evaluation and design of utility projects including sanitary sewers and force mains, water supply systems, and stormwater management. In her new role as Project Manager, she will provide project management services to municipal and private clients throughout central Virginia.
The LandMark Design Group, Inc., with offices in Virginia Beach, Suffolk and Williamsburg, is pleased to announce that Rosanne T. Marr, P.E., has joined the firm’s Williamsburg office as a senior associate and senior project engineer. Ms. Marr, who graduated from Old Dominion University with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, has more than 25 years experience in the consulting engineering industry. She has extensive experience in the design of utilities, including water treatment plants, water and wastewater distribution systems and master plans for major metropolitan clients, as well as the design of site infrastructure for these projects. As part of LandMark Design Group, Ms. Marr will focus on infrastructure improvements for both public and private sector clients.
Jocelyn Lampert was recently honored at the Fredericksburg Area Builders Association annual Presidents Ball. The organization selected Ms. Lampert as the first time recipient of the “Government Affairs Action Award” for her exceptional contribution to the FABA Legislative Committee during 2004. She has been an active member of the Committee since 2000. She is employed by The Engineering Groupe, Inc. serving as the firm’s Corporate Services Administrator. Ms. Lampert has been with the company for nine years and is currently working out of the Corporate Headquarters office in Woodbridge, VA.
Wiley & Wilson, Inc. is pleased to make the following announcements.
Amelia W. Scharrer has joined Wiley & Wilson, Inc. as a Graduate Engineer in the Civil Engineering Department. Ms. Scharrer received her B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. In her new position, Ms. Scharrer will focus on water distribution system modeling and hydraulic flow calculations.
A. Lori Burnette has joined the firm as Manager of the Operational Support Services Department. She will focus on client satisfaction and quality control in the delivery of administrative support throughout the company.
Jacqueline K. Bliss has recently joined Wiley & Wilson, Inc. as a CADD Trainer in the IT Department. Ms. Bliss received an A.S. degree in Information Systems Technology from Central Virginia Community College. In her new position, Ms. Bliss will focus on AutoCAD and Microstation training and customization methods to best utilize both platforms at the firm’s four offices.
AES Consulting Engineers has recently announced that Christopher C. Mulligan is now licensed as a Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Wayland T. Harris has joined Joyce Engineering Inc. as a client services manager. He was previously with S.B. Cox, Inc.
Ian Whitlock, previously with ECOR Solutions, Inc., has joined the staff at Joyce Engineering, Inc. as an environmental scientist.
Charles Ayers, an employee of Baskervill, is now a licensed Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Hurd & Obenchain, Inc. recently announced that Peter E. Rawls has joined the staff as a construction administration engineer. He was previously with HC YU & Associates. The firm also announced that Timothy R. Moser, previously a CADD operator, is now on staff as a plumbing engineer.
Nancy Love, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and adjunct professor of biology at Virginia Tech, has been appointed to the Governor’s Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC). The STAC provides scientific and technical guidance to the Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) on measures to restore and protect the Chesapeake Bay. Her studies range from biomolecular mechanisms in complex biological systems to practical aspects of full-scale treatment systems. Her research primarily focuses on the role of molecular stress responses in defining the function of complex microbial communities that are used to treat toxic wastes. Ms. Love is converting this information into practical tools such as biosensors, monitoring strategies, and decision support networks. Ms. Love has participated in the acquisition of nearly $8.7 million in sponsored projects in support of research, educational and institutional transformation efforts at Virginia Tech, of which $3.8 million is her responsible share. She holds both a B.S. and a M.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois, and a Ph.D. in Environmental Systems Engineering from Clemson University. Ms. Love is the recipient of a 1995 NSF CAREER Award, the 2001 Paul L. Busch Award for Innovation in Applied Water Quality Research, the 2002 Outstanding Young Alumnae Award from the College of Engineering and Science at Clemson University, and the 2003 Harrison Prescott Eddy Medal from the Water Environment Federation.
Anderson & Associates, Inc. would like to congratulate Courtney Bremner, Blacksburg HR Generalist, on her promotion to HR Manager, and Dotti Foreman, Blacksburg Administration Manager, on her 25 year anniversary with A&A.
PBS&J’s Mid-Atlantic District would like to welcome several new staff members.
Larry A. Boatman is the new East Region Director for Business Development. Based in the firm’s Alexandria office, Mr. Boatman will be responsible for developing new market opportunities, expanding their geographic boundaries and developing key community relationships that will further PBS&J’s goals for the East Region.
Robert A. Cizmadia, CPP, FSO will now lead PBS&J’s Risk and Emergency Management (REM) Division’s new Security Planning Systems Program within the Chantilly office.
Timothy Brown, P.E. has joined the firm’s the Newport News office and will serve as Civil Project Manager.
Bryan Browning, P.E. has recently joined the staff at Sterling Engineered Sales as a sales representative. Mr. Browning earned his B.S. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Virginia Military Institute and holds a M.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Mississippi State University. Mr. Browning will be working with Sterling’s clients in the Richmond, Tidewater and Northern Virginia areas.
Nancy J. Cable, Ph.D., previously Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at Davidson College (N.C.), joined the University of Virginia in March as the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) Associate Dean for Development and Virginia Engineering Foundation Vice President for Development. The timing of Cable’s arrival coincides with recent changes in the volunteer structures for the School. Cable’s professional experience includes a comprehensive background in admissions, recruitment, financial aid, marketing, publications, and development. Prior to her position at Davidson, Ms. Cable was Vice President for Student Development and Dean of Students at Guilford College (N.C.), and before that she was Associate Dean and Dean of Students and later Director of the Career Development Center and Graduate School Advisor at Denison University (Ohio).
Ms. Cable is a Phi Beta Kappa and cum laude graduate in history from Marietta College (Ohio) and received her master’s degree in student personnel services in higher education from the University of Vermont. She received her doctorate in educational history from the University of Virginia in 1984. She is a 1997 graduate of the Harvard University Graduate School of Education Institute for Educational Management.
As Associate Dean of Development and head of the Virginia Engineering Foundation, Ms. Cable will work for the Dean of the Engineering School, which will allow for an improved blending of academic and development efforts.
Bay Design Group, a Virginia-based engineering, surveying, and land planning firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Darryl E. Walker as a civil engineer in its Richmond office. Mr. Walker’s expertise in design and project management comes from more than twelve years experience in roadway design with VDOT and over three years of management and land development experience as a civil engineer in the private sector. ##