National Board of Direction

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:

National Officers:

President:
Col. John W. Mogge, Ph.D., RA, F.SAME, USAF (Ret.), CH2M HILL ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

President-Elect:
Jane C. Penny, P.E., F.SAME, AECOM ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Vice President & Chair, Academy of Fellows
William A. "Bill" Brown Sr., P.E., F.SAME, SES (Ret.), PageSoutherlandPage ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Vice President:
Rear Adm. Michael Giorgione, P.E., F.SAME, USN (Ret.), GeoSyntec ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Past President
Rear Adm. Gary A. Engle, P.E., DBIA, F.SAME, USN (Ret.), URS ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Executive Director:
Robert D. Wolff, Ph.D., P.E., F.SAME (Non-voting) ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Treasurer:
Richard S. Khalil, CPA, A. Morton Thomas and Assoc. (Non-voting) ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Counsel:
Harold I. Rosen, Esq., F.SAME, The Law Office of Harold Rosen (Non-voting) ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Regional Vice Presidents:

  • California: Mr. Richard Rubin, Michael Baker International, ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
  • Carolinas: Theron Pickens, P.E., LEED AP, LandDesign ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Europe: Col. Steve Shea, USAF ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Great Lakes: Mr. Jim Hagan F.SAME, Contech Engineered Solutions, ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Lower Mississippi: Mr. Timothy (Stephen) Gambrell, Mississippi River Commission ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Middle Atlantic: Mary Anderson, F.SAME, Schnabel Engineering ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Missouri River: Michelle French, Stanley Consultants ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    New England: John Gerstenlauer, P.E., F.SAME, Perini Management Services ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    North Atlantic: Mr. James F. DeGour III, PE, KP Engineers & Associates, Inc.( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Northwest: Cdr. Terry McCann, USNR (Ret.), EA Engineering, Science & Technology ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Ohio Valley: Ms. Rosemary Gilbertson, P.E., Louisville District, USACE ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. l)
    Pacific: Capt. Bill Grip, P.E., F.SAME, USN (Ret.), ITSI Gilbane Co. ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Rocky Mountain: Col. Steve Rose, USAFR, Air Force Civilian ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    South Atlantic: Capt. Bill Bersson, P.E., F.SAME, USN (Ret.), HCR Construction ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    South Central: Col. Sal Nodjomian, P.E., F.SAME, USAF, (Ret.), Matrix Design Group ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Southwest: Col Charles Perham, USAF, Nellis AFB ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    TEXOMA: Mr. Steve Houser, F.SAME, Oneida Total Integrated Enterprises ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

    Mission Committee Chairs (9):

     

    Architectural Practice: JJ Tang, RA, HDR Architecture ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    College Outreach: Col. Joe Manous, USA (Ret.), USACE ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Energy and Sustainability: Capt. Michael Blount, P.E., F.SAME, USN (Ret.), Balfour Beatty ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Engineering & Construction Camps: Col. Kurt Ubbelohde, F.SAME, USA (Ret.), Leo A Daly (kfubbelohde@leoadaly.)
    Environmental: Charles “Hud” Heaton, P.E., AMEC ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Facilities Asset Management: Stacey Hirata, P.E., SES, USACE ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    International: Col. John Cawthorne, F.SAME, USAF (Ret.), CH2M HILL ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Joint Engineer Contingency Operations: Col. Dan Grey, P.E., USA (Ret.), The Louis Berger Group ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

    Councils (3):

    Noncommissioned Officer: Senior Master Sgt. Frank J. Lakotich, III, USAF ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Small Business: Gita Murthy, Ph.D., RORE, Inc. ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Young Member: Ben Redding, Continental Mapping ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

    Elected Directors (12):

    2011-2014

    Cdr. Joseph Angell, P.E., CCM, F.SAME, USN (Ret), Arcadis ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Brian Balukonis, CPG, GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc. ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Cdr. Emmanuel "Manny" Bautista, P.E., USN (Ret.), Blue Trident LLC ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Nadja Turek, P.E., LEED AP, Woolpert Inc. ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

    2012-2015

    Maj. Matthew Altman, P.E., USAF ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Ms. Marilyn Lewis, P.E., F.SAME, USACE ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Amy Lines, Kleinfelder ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Col Robert Moriarty, P.E., USAF (Ret.), F.SAME, BAH ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

    2013-2016

    Wesley Hamill, P.E., CEM, LEED AP BD+C, CEM, Naval Air Station Whiting Field ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Sharon Krock, PWS, Schnabel Engineering ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Carrie Ann Miller, CPSM, Argo System, LLC ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Capt. Bob Schlesinger, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, USN (Ret.), Michael Baker, Jr. Inc. ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

    Appointed Directors: Non Voting

    Bill Anderson, Director, The Infrastructure Security Partnership (TISP) ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Steve Moes, Chair, Cyber Infrastructure Task Force ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

    Total Voting Members: 44

    Operations Committee Chairs and Liaisons

    Awards & Recognition Committee: Awards & Recognition Committee: LTC Tony Price, USA (Ret.), F.SAME ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Army Liaison: LTC Jerry Himes, P.E., PMP ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Navy Liaison: CDR Jeff Osmond, P.E. ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Air Force Liaison: Capt Josh Connell, ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Coast Guard Liaison: LTJG Daniel Langdon ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Public Health Service Liaison: LCDR Jim Kohler ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
    Marine Corps Liaison: Maj Eric Penrod ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
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