Anthony F. “Tony” Leketa, P.E., F.SAME, SES (Ret.)
Executive Vice President, Parsons Government Services
Leketa joined Parsons in January 2005. He has held a series of successive leadership positions within Parson’s federal government group including Senior Vice President, Division Manager, Installations and Environment (I&E) Division, where he managed the vast majority of Department of Defense (DOD) contracts for the firm; and Vice President, Deputy Division Manager, Systems, Defense and Security Division. Prior to assuming his current position as Executive Vice President, Parsons Government Services, he served as President of Parsons Water & Infrastructure Group Inc., one of four primary business units of Parsons, where he was responsible for the business unit’s global operations. [Full bio]
Rear Admiral Gary A. Engle, P.E., DBIA, F.SAME, USN (Ret).
Vice President Infrastructure & Environment Division Federal Business Line, URS Corp.
Adm. Engle joined URS in January 2007, transitioning to the private sector following a 28-year career with the U.S. Navy. In his current role, he works federal and Department of Defense programs, and he leads the URS division’s global Navy and Marine Corps work for projects involving the full range of facility and infrastructure services, including design-build, design, environmental, energy, contingency and base operating services, and infrastructure planning. [Full bio]
Vice President 2012-2013
Jennifer P. Fogg, CPF, F.SAME
ASSET Group Inc.
Jennifer Fogg is the CEO of ASSET Group Inc. She is the Founder and Past Chair of the SAME Small Business Council. Her other volunteer leadership positions include: Member, Senior Executive Group; Member, SAME Board of Direction; Executive Committee Member, SAME Board of Direction; and Member of the Joint Engineer Training Conference (JETC) Committee, Century House Foundation Committee and Strategic Planning Committee. In addition, she has served as Membership Chair, Programs Chair, Sustaining Member Chair and Young Member Chair at various Posts from 2001-2011. She is the recipient of the recipient of 2011 SAME Small Business Advocate Award and has been an SAME member since 1998.
Vice President 2012-2013
William A. “Bill” Brown Sr., P.E., HAIA, F.SAME, SES (Ret.)
Prior to his retirement, Bill Brown served as Executive Vice President of PageSoutherlandPage LLP, where he was responsible for establishing strategic focus in the federal market. He acted as Principal-in-Charge of the site evaluation study for the $500 million National Museum of African American History and Culture. As a former U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Deputy Director of Military Programs, Brown directed one of the largest design and construction programs in the world—the annual $10 billion U.S. Army Military Construction Program. He is a recipient of the prestigious SAME Golden Eagle Award for contributions to the engineering profession. [Full bio]
Dr. Robert D. Wolff, P.E., F.SAME
Prior to becoming SAME Executive Director in 2002, Dr. Wolff served in a variety of engineering leadership positions in the U.S. Army, the U.S. Air Force and the private sector. Following a nine-year career as an Army engineer officer, he served 17 years in the Army Reserves, retiring in 1992 as a Lieutenant Colonel. He served as President of the SAME Washington, D.C., Post and chaired several national committees as a member of the SAME Board of Direction. Dr. Wolff has been an SAME member since 1983.
In accordance with the SAME bylaws, national officers are elected prior to each year's Joint Engineer Training Conference & Expo. Nominations for elected office are made to the Executive Director by Jan. 15 and elections are held throughout the month of March.
The SAME Board of Direction comprises the society’s national officers, regional vice presidents and committee and council chairs plus 12 elected directors who serve three-year terms and are elected in groups of four annually by the members of the society. The current Board of Direction is as follows:
RDML Gary Engle, P.E., DBIA, USN (Ret.), F.SAME, URS
Col John Mogge, RA, PhD, USAF (Ret.), F.SAME, CH2M Hill
Vice President & Chair, Academy of Fellows
Mr. William Brown, Sr., P.E., SES (Ret.), F.SAME, Page Southerland Page
Ms. Jane Penny, P.E., F.SAME, AECOM
Robert D. Wolff, Ph.D., P.E., F.SAME (Non-voting)
Treasurer: Rich Khalil, CPA, A. Morton Thomas and Associates (Non-voting)
Harold I. Rosen, Esq., F.SAME, The Law Office of Harold Rosen (Non-voting)
Regional Vice Presidents:
Carolinas: Theron Pickens, P.E., LEED AP, LandDesign
Europe: Col. Steve Shea, USAF
Great Lakes: Mr. Robert Ivarson, P.E., HNTB
Lower Mississippi: Ms. Ashlyn Graves, Evans-Graves Engineers, Inc.
Middle Atlantic: Ms. Mary Anderson, F.SAME, Schnabel Engineering
Missouri River: Ms. Jeanne LeBron, F.SAME, Altus Architecture
New England: Mr. John Gerstenlauer, P.E., F.SAME, Perini Management Services
North Atlantic: Mr. Richard “Rad” Delaney, AIA, LEED-AP, F.SAME
Northwest: COL Steven R. Miles, P.E., PMP, USA (Ret.), F.SAME, David Evans & Associates
Ohio Valley: Marci Snyder, Woolpert, Inc.
Pacific: CAPT Bill Grip, PE, USN (Ret.), F.SAME, ITSI Gilbane Company
Rocky Mountain: Col Steve Rose, USAFR, F.SAME
South Atlantic: CAPT Bill Bersson, P.E., USN (Ret.), F.SAME, HCR Construction
South Central: Col Sal Nodjomian, P.E.,USAF, (Ret.),F.SAME, Matrix Design Group
Southwest: Dr. Vida Wright, P.E., F.SAME, Veridico Group, Inc.
TEXOMA:Mr. Greg Kuhn, P.E., F.SAME, Halff Associates
Architectural Practice: JJ Tang, RA, HDR Architecture
College Outreach: Col. Joe Manous, USA (Ret.), USACE
Energy and Sustainability: Col. John Mogge, RA, F.SAME, USAF (Ret.), CH2M Hill
Engineering & Construction Camps: Col. Kurt Ubbelohde, F.SAME, USA (Ret.), Leo A Daly
Environmental: Mr. Charles “Hud” Heaton, P.E., AMEC
Facilities Asset Management: Mr. Stacey Hirata, SES, USACE
International: Col. John Cawthorne, F.SAME, USAF (Ret.), CH2M Hill
Joint Engineer Contingency Operations: Col. Dan Grey, P.E., USA (Ret.), Louis Berger
Noncommissioned Officer: SMSgt Frank J. Lakotich, III, USAF
Small Business: Dr. Gita Murthy, RORE, Inc.
Young Member: Mr. Ben Redding, Continental Mapping
Elected Directors (12):
CDR Joseph Angell, P.E., CCM, USN (Ret), F.SAME, Arcadis
Ms. Nadja Turek, P.E., LEED AP, Woolpert
Mr. Brian Balukonis, CPG, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
CDR Emmanuel (Manny) Bautista, P.E., USN (Ret.), Blue Trident LLC
Capt Matthew Altman, P.E., USAF
CAPT Michael Blount, P.E., USN (Ret.), F.SAME, Balfour Beatty
Ms. Marilyn Lewis, P.E., F.SAME, USACE
Col Robert Moriarty, P.E., USAF (Ret.), F.SAME, BAH
CAPT Robert Schlesinger, P.E., USN (Ret.), LEED AP BD+C, Michael Baker, Jr.
Mr. Wesley Hamill, P.E., LEED BD+C, CEM, Public Works NAS Whiting Field
Ms. Sharon Krock, PWS, Schnabel Engineering
Ms. Carrie Ann Miller, CPSM, Argo System, LLC
Appointed Directors: Non Voting
Mr. Bill Anderson, Director, The Infrastructure Security Partnership (TISP)
Mr. Steve Moes, Chair, Cyber Infrastructure Task Force
Brian Earll, Chair, Student Chapter Advisory Group, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Total Voting Members: 44
Operations Committee Chairs and Liaisons