AGENDA
TEXAS BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS
REGULAR QUARTERLY BOARD MEETING
1917 South Interstate 35
Austin, TX  78741
May 17, 2018, 10:30 a.m.

Call to Order. (Daniel O. Wong, Ph.D., P.E., Presiding Officer)
1. Roll Call and welcome visitors
2. Public comment
3. Consent Agenda*

(The following items may be acted upon under Consent Agenda and are highlighted in blue on the Regular Quarterly Board Meeting Agenda)
(Motion Required)
• February 14, 2018, Licensing Committee Minutes (See agenda item #5)
• February 15, 2018, Policy Advisory Opinion Committee Minutes (See agenda item #6)
• February 15, 2018, General Issues Committee Minutes (See agenda item #7)
• February 15, 2018, Enforcement Committee Minutes (See agenda item #8)
• February 15, 2018, Regular Quarterly Board Meeting Minutes (See agenda item #4)
• Administrative Reports, Outstanding Administrative Penalties, Dismissed Cases, Violation Terminated Cases, Voluntary Compliance Cases (See agenda item #16)
• Licensing Applications (See agenda item #19)

Discuss and Possibly Approve Board Minutes:
4. (Consent Agenda) February 15, 2018, Regular Quarterly Board Minutes
Discuss and Possibly Accept Committee Minutes:
5. (Consent Agenda) February 14, 2018, Licensing Committee Minutes
6. (Consent Agenda) February 15, 2018, Policy Advisory Opinion Committee Minutes
7. (Consent Agenda) February 15, 2018, General Issues Committee Minutes
8. (Consent Agenda) February 15, 2018, Enforcement Committee Minutes
Discuss and Possibly Act on the following agenda items (9-22):

9. Board Members’ Activity Reports
(Report – submitted in accordance with §131.11 (g))
• Ballí
• Cheng
• Kannappan
• Nejad
• Norwood
• Reyna
• Summers
• Womack
• Wong

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


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11. Performance Measures Review......................................................................presented by David Howell, P.E.
(Report)


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12. Finance and Budget..................................................................................................presented by Jeff Mutscher
• FY18 2nd Quarter Budget (Report)
• FY19 Proposed Draft Budget (No action, information only)
Discuss and Possibly Act on Issues Regarding Committee Reports or Items on the Committee Agendas:


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13. Licensing Committee Meeting Summary
(May 16, 2018).................................................................presented by Sina Nejad, Ph.D., P.E., Acting Chair
• Personal Appearances from Licensing Applicants:
(Motion required on all personal interviews)
• William Lee Bishop
• Bryan David Cline
• Jared Preston Dusha
• Jerry Hobbie
• Emily Layne Lane
• Atchyut Sappa
• Oliver Warren Williams


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14. Policy Advisory Opinion Committee Meeting Summary
(May 16, 2018)..................................................................................presented by Kyle Womack, P.E., Chair
• Discuss and possibly approve the response for:
• Request for Policy Advisory Opinion regarding signing and sealing documents related to
petrochemical plant design................................................................presented by David Howell, P.E.
(Motion Required)
Discuss and Possibly Act on Reports or Items reported by the Executive Director:


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15. Executive Director’s Report............................................................................presented by Lance Kinney, Ph.D., P.E.
• Daily Activity Report
• Strategic Plan/Journey Towards Excellence (JTE)
• National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES)
• Southern Zone (SZ) Meeting – April 19-21, 2018
• NCEES Annual Meeting – August 15-18, 2018
• Regional Advisory Meetings
• Beaumont – March 28, 2018
• Midland Meeting – Fall 2018
• Outreach
• Kudos


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Discuss and Possibly Act on Enforcement/Disciplinary Matters:
16. (Consent Agenda) Administrative Reports, Outstanding Administrative Penalties,
Case Pending Status Report, Dismissed Cases, Violation Terminated Cases,
Voluntary Compliance Cases........................................................................................presented by David Howell, P.E.
Report to full Board pursuant to Board rule §139.21

Consent Agenda - Refer to Item #s 1-10 Above

17. Consent Orders..................................................................................................................presented by David Howell, P.E.
(Motion Required)

Informal Reprimands (In accordance with Board Rule 139.31(b) individual names are not listed)

1. D-37458
2. D-37548
3. D-37624
4. D-37625

Non-Practice Violations

5. Nick Manesh, P.E. – D-37549
6. Jeremy Alan Smith, P.E. – D-37554
7. Bijay Raj Aryal, P.E. – D-37414


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18. SOAH Final Board Order………………………………………………………………...presented by Morgen Cuming, J.D.
(Motion Required)
• Edwardo Carrasco – Case B-36613 [SOAH Docket No. 460-18-0695]
Discuss and Possibly Act on Licensing Applications requiring board ruling:


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19. (Consent Agenda) Licensing Applications...............................................................presented by Rick Strong, P.E.
Vote Pursuant to Board Rule §133.87:
• Approved for Exams
• Approved for Licensure
• Firms Approved
• Waivers – FE
• Waivers – PE
• Not Approved for Licensure

Consent Agenda - Refer to Item #s 1-10 Above

Discuss and Possibly Act on Other Matters
20. Texas Board of Professional Engineers’ 2018 Board meetings and Informal Conference Schedules
21. Issues from the Board members to consider for next scheduled board meeting
22. Adjourn.


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*The consent agenda consists of those agenda items which are routine or non-controversial, and which neither a member of the Board nor the public has asked to be pulled for discussion. The Board will vote on the agenda item in one vote, and will not discuss items separately unless requested by the Chair, a Board Member or a citizen, in which event the item will be removed from the consent agenda and considered as a regular agenda item.

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.