KANSAS CITY, MO - The American Public Works Association (APWA) announced that 99 public works infrastructure professionals from the U.S. and Canada have earned credentials as Certified Public Infrastructure Inspectors (CPII). The CPII certification is specifically designated for individuals that inspect the construction of public infrastructure, and other types of construction work and materials to ensure compliance with plans and specifications.

"The number of public works professionals who have achieved CPII certification continues to expand and these public works professionals have demonstrated their commitment to the highest standards of professionalism,  said APWA President Larry Koehle, P. Eng., MPA, Director of Public Works and Engineering for the Town of Caledon, Ontario. "This group has demonstrated their expertise and they are commended for their achievement."

Recent APWA Certified Public Infrastructure Inspectors include:

  • Timothy R. Adams, CPII, Construction Inspector, City of Norman, Norman, Oklahoma
  • Jackie L. Andress, CPII, Chief Construction Inspector, City of McKinney, Texas
  • Daniel C. Bangle, CPII, PW Inspector, Bureau of Environmental Services, Portland, Oregon
  • Kathleen J. Barrett, CPII, Public Works Inspector, Portland Water Bureau, Portland, Oregon
  • David Baylis, CPII, Public Works Inspector, City of Portland,  Oregon
  • Alan C. Bechok, CPII, Construction Services Representative, Wilson Miller, Sarasota, Florida
  • Jeff Bell, CPII, Utility CIP Construction Specialist, City of Round Rock,  Texas
  • Ted Bergeson, CPII, Technician Level IV, Trotter and Associates, St. Charles, Illinois
  • Russell Blokker, CPII, Project Specialist, City of Grants Pass,  Oregon
  • Stephen J. Bodette, CPII, Engineering Inspection Supervisor, City of Colorado Springs,  Colorado
  • James Bonelli, CPII, Construction Inspector, Harris & Associates, Inc., Irvine, California
  • Angie Booher, CPII, Construction Inspection Supervisor, Cecil County Department of Public Works, Elkton, Maryland
  • David Browning, CPII, PW Senior Inspector, Portland Water Bureau, Portland, Oregon
  • Reed M. Brunk, CPII, Construction Materials, Terracon, Lenexa, Kansas
  • Mark A. Carlson, CPII, Construction Inspector II, City of Clearwater, Florida                                     
  • Peter Cruz, CPII,  Sr. Construction Inspector, County of Santa Clara, San Jose, California
  • Joseph Lynn Davis, III, CPII, Sr. Construction Inspector, City of Newport News, Virginia
  • Hollis Davis, CPII, Senior Engineer Specialist, Hillsborough County, Tampa, Florida
  • Martin D. Dopke, CPII, Technician Level IV, Trotter and Associates Inc., St Charles, Illinois
  • Jeff Dortch, CPII, Engineering Technician, City of Highland,  Illinois
  • Jeffrey W. Everton, CPII, Senior Construction Inspector, City of Newport News, Virginia
  • Veronica Ferguson, CPII, Senior Public Works Inspector, Bureau of Environmental Services, Portland, Oregon
  • Therran L. Gentry, II, CPII, Construction Foreman, City of Gulf Breeze,  Florida
  • Michael Godinho, CPII, Senior Construction Inspector, Kennedy/Jenks Consultants, Rancho Cordova, California
  • William D. Gordon, CPII, Senior Construction Inspector, City of Newport News, Virginia
  • Thomas R. Griffin, CPII, Director of Public Works, City of Garden City, Georgia
  • Mitch W. Hassfeld, CPII, Public Works Inspector, City of Portland, Oregon
  • Harrold G. Hatcher, CPII, Public Services Compliance Officer, City of Gulf Breeze, Florida
  • Bill Heatherton, CPII, Construction Inspector, City of Fairfield, Ohio
  • Michael G. Holland, CPII, Engineer, Trotter and Associates, Inc., Saint Charles, Illinois
  • Shawn M. Hurtig, CPII, Project Manager, Village of Algonquin, Illinois
  • Tom Jones, CPII, Public Works Inspector, City of Bryan, Texas
  • Jon M. Kanzigg, CPII, Construction Coordinator, City of Gulf Breeze, Florida
  • James C. Kelley, CPII, Engineering Services, Village of Wellington, Florida
  • James M. King, CPII, Construction Inspector, City of Springfield, Missouri
  • Mark W. Luedke, CPII, Inspector, City of Bryan, Texas
  • Gerald A. Mahnke, CPII, Construction Observation, Engineering Enterprises Inc, Sugar Grove, Illinois
  • David L. McLagan, CPII, Senior Inspector, City of Portland, Oregon
  • Elizabeth Miracle, CPII, CMT Technician, Terracon, Lees Summit, Missouri
  • Paul W. Mochel, CPII, Resident Engineer, Valley CM, San Diego, California
  • Brian Moree, CPII, Engineering Construction Supervisor, City of West Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Gerald P. Nagle, CPII, Public Works Inspector, City of Portland, Oregon
  • David Patrick Rich, CPII, Maintenance Supervisor, City of Palm Bay, Florida
  • N. Andrew Rich, CPII, Engineering Inspector, City of Palm Bay, Florida
  • John H. Richter, III, CPII, Construction Inspector II, City of Clearwater, Florida
  • Kevin Rieden, CPII, PW Inspector, City of Cupertino, California
  • Craig Sandt, CPII, Construction Coordinator, City of West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Walter R. Saunders, CPII, Inspection Supervisor, City of Newport News, Virginia
  • Lance Solomon, CPII, Construction Inspector, RBF Consulting, Irvine, California
  • Dee M. Staten, CPII, Senior Engineering Technician, City of Wilsonville, Oregon
  • Mike Steele, CPII, Engineer Inspector, City of Palm Bay, Florida
  • Matthew D. Steele, CPII, Construction Inspector: MDS, Incorporated, Long Beach, California
  • Mitchell T. Talley, Sr., CPII, Construction Inspector, City of Rowlett, Texas
  • Hung Tran, CPII, Trade Program Supervisor, Arlington County, Virginia
  • Todd Wells, CPII, Senior Project Engineer, Engineering Enterprises Inc., Sugar Grove, Illinois
  • Lee White, CPII, Construction Inspector, City of Oakland, California
  • David L. Whiteside, CPII, Engineering (CIP) Construction Inspector, City of McKinney,  Texas
  • Michael A. Wilhelm, PE, CPII, Chief--Contract Management, City of Rockville, Maryland
  • Andrew J. Williamson, CPII, Capital Projects, Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • Bob D. Ress, CPII, Inspector, City of Solon, Ohio
  • Paul J. Selegue, CPII, Engineering Technician, City of Upper Arlington, Ohio

The purpose of the APWA Public Infrastructure Inspector Certification is to promote quality infrastructure throughout the community by advancing the knowledge and practice of construction inspection to benefit the community and public agencies. Being connected with and certified by APWA ensures competent, experienced, and well-trained construction inspectors. The benefits go ultimately to our communities by providing recognized hiring and promotion standards that will lead to an improved workforce and improved delivery of services.

Computer-based testing is now available at over 170 sites in the United States. For more information about the Certified Public Infrastructure Inspector program, or APWA's other professional development initiatives, visit APWA's website at www.apwa.net/certification or contact Certification Manager Becky Stein, (816) 595-5212 or [email protected].

About APWA

The American Public Works Association (www.apwa.net) is a not-for-profit, international organization of more than 29,000 members involved in the field of public works. Originally chartered in 1937, APWA serves its members by promoting professional excellence and public awareness through education, advocacy and the exchange of knowledge. With 64 chapters throughout North America, APWA is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, and has an office in Washington, D.C.

 

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