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View Presentation by Mark Golden, new NSPE Executive Director

National Engineers' Week Banquet  




2015-2016 Chapter Board
President: Thomas J. Friese, PE
President-Elect: Robert Cargill, PE
Vice President: Eric Hoet, PE
Past President: Yefim S. Gudesblat, PE
Secretary: Abraham El
Membership Secretary: Leslie Johnson, PE
Treasurer: Richard Horenburger, PE
State Director: Soheila Rahbari, PE
Alternate State Director: Fredric L. Plotnick, PE

Chapter Director to 2016: Robert Kaminski, PE
Chapter Director to 2016: Mark Kucirka, PE
Chapter Director to 2017: Edward P. Pluciennik, PE
Chapter Director to 2017: Philip D. Udo-Inyang, PhD, PE
Chapter Director to 2018: Justin Alexander, PE
Chapter Director to 2018: Rick Parisi, PE

Hosted by the Philadelphia Chapter

A fun time had by all

2015 Photos Soon

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PSPE 2014 Annual Dinner Meeting

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PSPE 2013 Annual Dinner Meeting

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December 2014
To Be Recognized at our 2015 Banquet

Schuylkill River Trail Extension - Locust Street to South Street Boardwalk
Outstanding Engineering Achievement 2014
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Route 29 Roadway Improvement Project
Notable Engineering Achievement 2014
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University of Pennsylvania’s South Bank Greenhouse Project
Honorable Engineering Achievement 2014
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2015-16 Chapter Program
The Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers
Philadelphia Chapter

Walking Tour & Presentation
of Dilworth Plaza
conducted by Andrew J. Scott, PE
SrVice President – Urban Engineers, Inc.

September 10, 2015
5:30 to 6:30pm

This Tour has been evaluated and each will be accredited for 1.0 Professional Development Hour by the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers to meet continuing education license requirements in New York State. PSPE believes that both courses will be accepted for credit in PA, NJ and other National Model states where Ethics Courses are acceptable and courses do not require pre-approval.

$10 fee - tour is limited to first 20 to register

NSPE or Affiliated Group
If paying for another - Name

or via an e-mail addressed to treasurer@pspe-philly.org
and a check made out to
Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers,
Philadelphia Chapter
and mailed to Rich Horenburger, PE
24 Hagerty Boulevard, Unit 11, West Chester, PA 19382

2015-16 Chapter Program
The Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers
Philadelphia Chapter

Now Being Developed

THU SEP 10th Tour Dilworth Plaza

THU OCT 1st Continuing Education 2PDH TBD

THU NOV 5th Continuing Education 2PDH TBD

THU DEC 3rd Outstanding Engineering Presentations

THU JAN 7th Tour TBD

THU FEB 4th Continuing Education 2PDH TBD

THU MAR 10th Continuing Education 2PDH TBD

THU APR 7th Continuing Education 2PDH TBD

THU MAY 5th Annual Meeting

THU MAY 25th Awards Night at CBS3

Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers
Philadelphia Chapter
2014-2015 Program
Date Event
Sep. 12, 2014 Philadelphia Naval Shipyard Tour
Oct. 2, 2014 HVAC Control I
Law for Engineers I
Nov. 6, 2014 HVAC Control II
Green City/Clean Water
Dec. 4, 2014
SE Regional
Delaware Valley Region Outstanding Engineering Achievement Presentations
Dec. 8, 2014
Annual Multi-Society Dinner Meeting
(Organized by the Engineers' Club)
Loews Hotel, 12th and Market St, Phila.
Jan. 8, 2015 Tour of Franklin Institute
Feb 5, 2015

Energy Course TBD
Law for Engineers II

Feb 21, 2015
Phila Chapter MathCounts Competition at Temple University
Feb 28, 2015
NSPE Engineers' Week Banquet
Greater Philadelphia and
Delaware Valley Regional

National Engineers' Week Banquet Springfield Country Club 5pm to 10pm
Mar 5, 2015 Making Energy from Sewage
Waste Water Course
Apr 2, 2015 Combined Heat and Power
NFPA 70E 2015 Changes
May 7, 2015 Annual Meeting & Officers Installed
to be held at Chart House Restaurant on the river
Price Fixe Dinner (Prime Rib or Tilapia) at $35
Open to all members, employees and companions
May 27, 2015
STEM Awards
STEM Awards Night at CBS3

What's Happening Elsewhere?

The Engineers' Club of Philadelphia maintains an inter-society calendar of events. To see what is happening in your specialty field of engineering, go to http://engrclub.org/events/calendar.cfm.

You may also enhance your breadth of professional skill by attending a meeting of a technical society outside your specialty. Try to do this once each month - bring along extra business cards to share with new contacts. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow engineers.


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Top Individuals:
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2) Jonah Taranta, Friends Select School
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Vision, Mission, Values, Goals

PSPE is the recognized voice and advocate of licensed Professional Engineers.

PSPE-PC, in partnership with national and State Societies, is the organization of licensed Professional Engineers (PEs) and Engineer Interns (EIs). Through education, licensure advocacy, leadership training, multi-disciplinary networking, and outreach, PSPE-PC enhances the image of its members and their ability to ethically and professionally practice engineering.

1. Protection of the public welfare above all other considerations
2. Ethical and competent practice of engineering
3. Innovation through the creative application of math, science and engineering
4. The PE license as the highest standard of professionalism in engineering.
5. Continuous learning for professional growth
6. Growth in the number of licensed Professional Engineers
7. Teamwork, unity and fellowship of all PEs across all disciplines
8. Commitment to the future of the licensed Professional Engineer

1. Foster Chapter-State-National partnerships to seamlessly deliver a core level of service to every member.
2. Deliver value to our members that enhances their competence and ability to practice as a Professional Engineer.
3. Increase membership to serve and represent the collective interests of all licensed Professional Engineers and Engineer


PSPE Legislative Activity

PSPE's lobbyists have been busy at the capitol. Following are highlights of some issues on which they are working. Complete details can be found on the PSPE website under Legislative Activity.

  • Transportation Funding Still a Topic of Conversation
  • State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists September 18 Meeting Highlights
  • Registration Law Amendments

A bill to amend the Engineer, Land Surveyor and Geologist Registration Law has been introduced in the PA House of Representatives. That legislation makes significant changes to the title protection and exemptions sections of the Act. House Bill 1447, as introduced by Representative Marc Gergely, reflects changes first recommended by the PA Society of Professional Engineers Registration Act Task Force. Along its way to introduction there were alterations made to the document based on feedback from members and legislators. The bill has been referred to the House Professional Licensure committee. Some highlights of House Bill 1447 are:

  • Elimination of the industrial exemption as it applies to engineers, land surveyors and geologists
  • Changing the protected title from “engineer” to “professional engineer”
  • Changing the term “engineer in training” to “engineer intern”
  • Clarifying that electronic seals are permissible

Visit PSPE's Legislative Action Center
to send a letter to your legislators on this issue.

We need your ideas to help improve our chapter in its mission. Remember "TURNING IDEAS INTO REALITY IS OUR BUSINESS"
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or any officer for sponsorship opportunities

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