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Structural Engineering Advisory Committee

The Structural Engineering Advisory Committee is appointed by the Mayor and consists of three members and three alternates licensed in Oregon to practice structural engineering. Members shall serve 3-year terms and may be appointed to consecutive terms. In addition, the Director, or designee, shall be an ex-officio member of the board.
 
This board advises the Director and/or the Appeals Board in structural matters relative to reasonable interpretation and to alternate materials and methods of construction.
 
The current members of the Structural Engineering Advisory Committee are:
Name Membership Category Term Expires

Members
Vacant
Edwin Dean
Blake Patsy

Alternates
Brandon Erickson
David Nilles
Vacant


Member
Member
Member


Alternate
Alternate
Alternate


 
August 31, 2014
August 31, 2014


August 31, 2014
August 31, 2014

 

Primary Staff Contact to the Committee: Doug Morgan (503) 823-5824 | Amit Kumar (503) 823-7561
Seeking Applicants to Serve on the Structural Engineering Advisory Committee

The Bureau of Development Services is seeking applicants to fill vacancies on the Structural Engineering Advisory Committee.

The Structural Engineering Advisory Committee advises the Director and/or the Appeals Board in structural matters relative to reasonable interpretation and to alternate materials, design and methods of construction. The committee meets on an as needed basis during normal business hours. In past there have been about 2 to 4 meetings a year.

Committee members serve 3-year terms and may be re-appointed. The Committee consists of six members, three regular members and three alternate members.

There are currently six positions to be filled. Two of these positions will be filled by re-appointment of existing members and the remaining four positions will be filled by structural engineers interested in serving on the committee.

BDS is seeking applications from structural engineers with 10 + years of experience. The applicants must demonstrate experience with existing buildings, seismic retrofits of existing buildings, alternative materials, design and methods of construction. Applicants must be registered Professional Engineers(P.E). Registration as Structural Engineer (S.E) is preferred.

Interested persons can download the application (Interest Form for City Board & Commission Appointments) through the ONI website at www.portlandonline.com/oni/index.cfm?c=38616. Applications should be submitted to the Office of Neighborhood Involvement at the address listed on the form with a letter of interest and a resume listing the applicant's background and experience. Applications should be submitted by September 30th, 2011.

For more information about the Structural Advisory Committee, you may contact Amit Kumar at the Bureau of Development Services at 503-823-7561 or amit.kumar@portlandoregon.gov.

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