Professional Qualifications (CPQ)

The CPQ Standing Committee

Anthony Militello, Committee Chair
Victoria B. Valentine, Staff Liaison

Scope of Work:

The Standing Committee on Professional Qualifications is charged with developing, disseminating and maintaining an occupational competency standard for the fire protection engineering profession, to include minimum criteria for professional licensing and credentialing; sustaining an engineering licensure examination within the standards (e.g. item quality and quantity, testing format, test specification refresh frequency, clean audit statement, etc.) established by the United States (U.S.) National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES); establishing and promoting the profession’s Canons of Ethics and providing impartial evaluations on questions of ethics within the professional; facilitating the development of new fire protection engineering programs and courses; promoting new and existing courses in fire protection engineering; and assisting in new and continuing accreditation of fire protection engineering and technology programs.

Committee Members:

Melinda Amador Carl Anderson Kamal Andrawes Russell Bainbridge
Traci Bangor James Bassett Richard Beohm David Bhuta
Justin Biller Babanna Biradar Frederick Bradley Ben Brooks
Joseph Cappuccio Virginia Charter Flora Chen Lily Xiaolei Chen
Will Clay Bert Cohn Will Cosey Christopher Culp
Daniel Dahl Todd Daily  Richard Davis Lori Dinney
Kenneth Dungan
Nelson Dunston  Martin Feeney
Doug Fisher
John Frank Kiiyioshi Fukui  Krystyna Gavin
Sharon Gilyeat
Don Goosman Daniel Gorham  Andrew Grenier Dana Haagensen
Laura Hasburgh Kenneth Isman Jimmy Jonsson Pisonth Keyuravong
Sandip Khairnar Kelly Kidwell Kouji Kobayashi William Koffel
Daniel Lampke Ben Laxton John LeBlanc Lawrence Lucken
 Chester "Stan"  Maciaszek George McCall Zephonia Moseki Joseph Navarra
 Ng Ho Yin Christopher Pascual Adam Paterson Joseph Plati
Jim Quiter Scott Rockwell Alvin Kirk Rosenhan Michael Rzeznik
Justin Schmeer Darrell Stein Geza Szakats Andrew Taggart
Kelvin Turay Allyn Vaughn  Beth Weckman John W. Wilkus
Deidre Willard Michael Wojcik     

 

Subcommittees

Higher Education

Virginia Charter, Subcommittee Chair
Victoria B. Valentine, Staff Liaison

Scope of Work:

The Subcommittee on Higher Education is comprised of members with an interest, experience or expertise in the development and promotion of new and existing programs and courses at the university level in fire protection engineering. The Subcommittee is responsible for supporting the accreditation (e.g. ABET) of degree programs at the university level in fire protection engineering and allied professions (e.g. Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology, Fire Protection Engineering Technology, Fire Protection and Safety Technology).

Committee Members:

 Ben Brooks  Lily Xiaolei Chen     William A. Clay    Nelson Dunston   
 Donald Goosman   Christopher C. Pascal    Scott Rockwell   Michael Rzeznik
 Andrew J. Taggart  Elizabeth J. Weckman  Michael J. Wojcik  

 

PE Exam Development

Traci Bangor, Subcommittee Chair
Victoria B. Valentine, Staff Liaison

Scope of Work:

The Subcommittee for PE Exam Development is comprised of members who are licensed Professional Engineers with technical subject matter expertise in fire protection engineering and have competency in developing and determining the standard of minimum competence for licensing fire protection engineers. The Subcommittee is responsible for sustaining an engineering licensure examination within the standards (e.g. item quality and quantity, testing format, test specification refresh frequency, clean audit statement, etc.) established by the United States (U.S.) National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).

Committee Members:

 Carl Anderson Richard Boehm Justin Biller Babanna Biradar
 Frederick Bradley Flora Chen Christopher Culp Todd Daily
 Richard Davis Lori Dinney Douglas Fisher Krystyna Gavin
 Daniel Gorham Andrew Grenier Laura Hasburgh Kenneth Isman
 Pisonth Keyuravong Kelly Kidwell Kouji Kobayashi William Koffel
 Daniel Lampke Benjamin Laxton Lawrence Lucken Chester Stan Maciaszek
 George McCall Joseph Navarra Joseph Plati A. Kirk Rosenhan
 Darrell Stein Geza Szakats Allyn Vaughn John Wilkus

 

Professional Ethics and Standard of Conduct

Ken Dungan, Subcommittee Chair
Victoria B. Valentine, Staff Liaison

Scope of Work:

The Subcommittee for Professional Ethics and Standards of Conduct is comprised of members with an interest, experience, or expertise in developing or administering professional ethics and standards of conduct for the practice of fire protection engineering. The Subcommittee is responsible for establishing and promoting the profession’s Canons of Ethics and Standards of Conduct. The Subcommittee is also be charged with providing the Board of Directors confidential and impartial evaluations on questions of ethics as they may pertain to the Society, its members, or the practice of fire protection engineering.

Committee Members:

 Joseph Cappuccio  Bert Cohn  Dana Haagensen  Sharon S. Gilyeat
 John LeBlanc  James Quiter  Deidre Willard  

 

Professional Competency & Credentialing

Jimmy Jonsson, Subcommittee Chair

Victoria B. Valentine, Staff Liaison

Scope of Work:

The Subcommittee for Professional Competency and Credentialing is comprised of members who have knowledge, experience and expertise in evaluating and determining the attributes of minimal competence for fire protection engineers. The Subcommittee will be responsible for evaluating minimum occupational competency standards and licensing and credentialing criteria for fire protection engineers in parts of the world that do not presently recognize and/or use the U.S. engineering licensure examination.

Committee Members:

 Melinda Amador    Russell B. Bainbridge     James Bassett     David S. Bhuta   
 Justin B. Biller  Ben Brooks  Joseph Cappuccio   William Cosey 
 Daniel A. Dahl  Martin J. Feeney  Kiiyioshi Fukui     Sandip P. Khairnar
 Justin Schmeer      

 

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