AGENDA
TEXAS BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS
REGULAR QUARTERLY BOARD MEETING
1917 South Interstate 35
Austin, TX  78741
February 16, 2017 – 10:30 AM

Call to Order. (Daniel O. Wong, Ph.D., P.E., Presiding Officer)
1. Roll Call and Welcome Visitors.............................................................................................. Daniel O. Wong, Ph.D., P.E.
2. Public Comment........................................................................................................................... Daniel O. Wong, Ph.D., P.E.
3. Consent Agenda ........................................................................................................................... Daniel O. Wong, Ph.D., P.E.


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(The following items may be acted upon under Consent Agenda and are marked with an asterisk* on the Regular Quarterly Board Meeting Agenda)
(Motion Required)
• November 16, 2016, Licensing Committee Minutes (See agenda item #5)
• November 17, 2016, Enforcement Committee Minutes (See agenda item #6)
• November 17, 2016, General Issues Committee Minutes (See agenda item #7)
• November 17, 2016, Regular Quarterly Board Meeting Minutes (See agenda item #4)
• Administrative Reports, Outstanding Administrative Penalties
Dismissed Cases (See agenda item #16)
• Licensing Applications. (See agenda item #21)

Discuss and Possibly Approve Board Minutes:
4. *(Consent Agenda) Discuss and possibly approve minutes of the November 17, 2016,
Regular Quarterly Board Meeting
5. *(Consent Agenda) November 17, 2016, General Issues Committee Minutes
Discuss and Possibly Accept Committee Minutes:
6. *(Consent Agenda) November 16, 2016, Licensing Committee Minutes
7. *(Consent Agenda) November 17, 2016, Enforcement Committee Minutes

Consent Agenda Refer to Item #2 Above

Discuss and Possibly Act on the following agenda items (8-24):
8. Board Members’ Activity Reports
(Report – submitted in accordance with §131.11 (g))
• Ballí
• Cheng
• Kannappan
• Nejad
• Norwood
• Reyna
• Summers
• Womack
• Wong

9. Advisory Members’ Activity Reports
(Report)
• Gonzalez
• Guerra
• Nadkarni


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10. Finance and Budget .................................................................................................................... presented by Jeff Mutscher
• FY17 1st Quarter Budget (Report)


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Discuss and Possibly Act on Issues Regarding Committee Reports or Items on the Committee Agendas:
11. Licensing Committee Meeting
Summary (February 15, 2017) ......................................................... presented by Dr. Sina Nejad, P.E., P.Eng., Chair
• Personal Appearances from Licensing Applicants:
(Motion required on all personal interviews)
• Cruz, Daniel
• Jordan, Paul
• Gilcrease, Brad
• Ganser, Nadia
• Dellose, John
• Peterson, James
• McCammon, Alexander
• Rios, Fabiola
• Karlik, John
• Ebmeier, Ryan


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12. Enforcement Committee Meeting
Summary (February 16, 2017) ..... presented by Bobby Ballí, P.E., Chair
• Discuss and possibly approve the following rule proposals to be posted in the
Texas Register for comment ............................................................ presented by David Howell, P.E.
(Motion Required)
• 137.19, Engineers to be qualified Windstorm Inspectors-Repeal
• 139.35(b), Sanctions and Penalties
• Review of the Sanction Table and Worksheet ..................................... presented by Dave Daigle
(Possible Motion)


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13. Legislative Committee Meeting
Summary (February 16, 2017) ................... presented by Elvira Reyna, Chair
• Summary of Legislative activities ................................................................. presented by David Howell, P.E.
(Report)


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14. Policy Advisory Committee Meeting
Summary (February 16, 2017) .................................................................... presented by Kyle Womack, P.E., Chair
• EAOR #41, Registration Requirements for Subsidiaries or
Branch of a Parent Company ...................................................................... presented by Dave Daigle
(Motion Required)
• TBPE’s staff proposed response to EAOR#41, ...................................... presented by Dave Daigle
(Motion Required)


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Discuss and Possibly Act on Reports or Items reported by the Executive Director:
15. Executive Director’s Report..................................................................................presented by Lance Kinney, Ph.D., P.E.
• Daily Activity Report (Report)
• IH 35 Expansion (Report)
• Strategic Plan/Journey Towards Excellence (JTE)(Update)
• International Licensure (Update)
• National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Meetings (Report)
• Board Presidents’ Meeting
• Upcoming Southern Zone (SZ) Meeting
• Nomination of Lamberto “Bobby” Ballí, P.E. for Southern Zone Assistant Vice-President
• NCEES Leadership Program-Visit to State Boards (Report)
• Gary Thompson, NCEES Treasurer-Visit with Texas Board-May 2017
• Outreach (Report)
• Kudos


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Discuss and Possibly Act on Enforcement/Disciplinary Matters:
16. *(Consent Agenda) Administrative Reports, Outstanding Administrative Penalties,

Consent Agenda Refer to Item #2 Above

Dismissed Cases ................................................................................................................................. presented by Dave Daigle
Report to full Board pursuant to Board rule §139.21
17. Agreed Board Order ......................................................................................................................... presented by Dave Daigle
(Motion Required)
Practice Violations
1. Thomas Joseph Mazingo, P.E. – D-36435 (Norwood - recused)


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18. Consent Orders .................................................................................................................................. presented by Dave Daigle
(Motion Required)
Informal Reprimands (In accordance with Board Rule 139.31(b) individual names are not listed)
1. D-36848
2. D-36816
3. D-36847
4. D-36768
5. D-36845
Non-Practice Violations
6. Daniel Patrick Lilley, P.E. – D-36781
7. Bhupendrakumar V. Patel, P.E. – D-36840

Sanctions Against Non-License Holders
8. Godwin Amekuedi – B-36756
Firm Registration/Sole Proprietorship
9. LS3 Engineering – B-36590


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19. Discuss and possibly act on reconsideration of May 26, 2016,
Agreed Board Order: ........................................................................................................ presented by Dave Daigle
• Stephen P. Blake, P.E. (D-35916-Nejad)


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20. SOAH Final Orders. ................................................................................................... presented by Morgen Cuming, J.D.
(Motion Required)
• Ragu Sada – Case B-35585 [SOAH Docket No. 460-16-5755]
• Rifaat Sammy Salem, P.E. #104269 – Case D-36321 [SOAH Docket No. 460-16-4777]
Discuss and Possibly Act on Licensing Applications requiring board ruling:


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21. *(Consent Agenda) Licensing Applications.............................................................presented by David Howell, P.E.
Vote or Reconfirm Votes Pursuant to Board Rule §133.87:
• Approved for Exams
• Approved for Licensure
• Firms Approved
• Waivers – FE
• Waivers—Both
• Exams Not Approved
• Not Approved for Licensure

Consent Agenda Refer to Item #2 Above

Discuss and Possibly Act on Other Matters
22. Issues from the Board member to consider for next scheduled Board Meeting
23. Adjourn.


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The Board may meet in closed session on any agenda item listed above as authorized by the
Texas Open Meetings Act, Tex. Gov’t. Code Ann. Chapter 551.
Individuals needing auxiliary aids or services should contact the Texas Board of professional
Engineers at (512) 440-7723, in a timely manner.