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Hanson’s John Harms reappointed to the Illinois Structural Engineering

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    
Feb. 26, 2010

Contact: Amy Kay, Public Relations Coordinator
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
(217) 747-9283
akay@hanson-inc.com

Hanson’s John Harms reappointed to the Illinois Structural Engineering Board

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — John Harms, P.E., S.E., senior vice president at Hanson Professional Services Inc., recently was reappointed to the Illinois Structural Engineering Board.  He has been a member of the board since 1997, previously serving as chairman for the last three years.  As a member of the board, he also serves as a representative on the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying.

The board, which is organized through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation - Department of Professional Regulation, consists of five licensed structural engineers and one public member.  The board’s duties include reviewing licensing qualifications; evaluating the curriculum for engineering programs; and assisting with disciplinary hearings.

Harms has nearly 40 years of experience in the engineering industry.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Purdue University.

Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, architecture, planning and allied services. The Springfield-area office is located at 1525 S. Sixth St., Springfield, IL  62703.  The office may be reached by phone: (217) 788-2450 or fax: (217) 788-2503.

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