FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Feb. 26, 2010
Contact: Amy Kay, Public Relations Coordinator
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
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.