IIBEC Member News – August 2019

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August 26, 2019
Andrea Baird
Andrea Baird

Baird Elected CSI Chicago President

Andrea Baird, senior architect for Raths, Raths & Johnson (RRJ), has been elected as president of the Construction Specifications Institute’s (CSI’s) Chicago Chapter. Baird has over 12 years of experience specializing in the evaluation and repair design of building enclosure components and systems. She is a registered architect, a licensed professional engineer, is active with ASTM International and the Building Enclosure Council of Chicago, and is a Consultant member of IIBEC.


Sean Connolly
Sean Connolly

Connolly Joins Walker Consultants

Sean Connolly, RWC, RA, CCS, has joined Walker Consultants as director of the building envelope. Connolly is an architect licensed in California and Washington, an RWC and Consultant Affiliate member of IIBEC, and has over a decade of experience in providing BE services, including due diligence assessments, investigations, design, bidding/negotiation, plan check, construction administration, and quality assurance testing. Walker Consultants has 22 domestic and one international office. Connolly will be working out of the Irvine, California, office.

Curt Liscum
Curt Liscum

Liscum Retires from SOPREMA

Curt Liscum, RRC, RRO, of Marion, IA, technical services manager for SOPREMA, has retired from that position. After serving in the U.S. Navy, he received a civil engineering technology certificate from Hawkeye Institute of Technology in Waterloo, IA, and landed a job with The Maytag Company. Afterwards, he worked with Shive-Hattery Engineers, Terracon Consultants, Roof Tech, and Benchmark. A longtime member of IIBEC, Liscum is a former director of IIBEC’s Regions III and IV. He continues to serve on its Building Enclosure Symposium Committee and RRO Exam Development Subcommittee, and plans to do some consulting in retirement.

Sara Johnson
Sara Johnson

Johnson and Potee Join Amtech

Sara Johnson, PE, has joined Amtech in Denver from Facility Engineering Associates, where she worked for five years. She graduated from Colorado State University with a BS in civil engineering and will be a project manager at Amtech.

Amelia Potee
Amelia Potee

Amelia Potee, AIA, LEED AP, is joining Amtech’s architectural design group in Dallas. She comes to the company from TreanorHL, where she served as a project architect for three years. Prior to that she spent a decade with a variety of Dallas-based architectural firms. Potee graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington and will be a project manager at Amtech.

Both Johnson and Potee are Consultant Affiliate members of IIBEC.

Wells accepts RCABC honor.
John Wells (center) with son Doug (left) and RCABC President Kevin Moss.

John Wells Recognized by RCABC

The Roofing Contractors Association of British Columbia (RCABC) has inducted John W. Wells, RRO, and IIBEC Member Emeritus, into the RCABC Honourary Council. The council recognizes persons who have contributed to the community, the association, or the construction industry. Wells has been an integral part of the RCABC for many years and recently retired from J.W. Wells Consulting Inc. Wells is shown here with his son, current RCABC Technical Advisor Doug Wells, RRO (an Associate member of IIBEC), and RCABC Board of Directors President Kevin Moss. John was IIBEC’s region director for Canada from 2010-2012 and currently serves on IIBEC’s Bylaws Committee.

New Registrations in July 2019

Ashley Allard7/22/2019RRORegion V
Roman Cherkasov7/2/2019REWORegion V
Chris Clarke7/22/2019REWORegion IV
Stephen J. Cooper7/16/2019RRCRegion I
Jordan E. Crump7/2/2019REWORegion V
Daniel Demolin7/11/2019RRORegion V
Gary L. Gilmore7/18/2019REWORegion IV
Aaron Gonzalez7/26/2019RRORegion IV
Samantha Gragg7/21/2019RRORegion V
Bryan D. Hill7/15/2019RRCRegion V
Krista Looney7/15/2019RRORegion IV
Alexandru G. Olaru7/15/2019RRORegion VI
Aaron Shaffner7/29/2019REWORegion IV
Timothy Sullivan7/23/2019REWORegion I
Nicholas Vujnov7/3/2019RRORegion III

New Members in July 2019

Giulia AlimontiDeSimone Consulting EngineersNYConsultantRegion I
Brandon K. BetsaBuilding Management ConsultantsGAConsultantRegion II
Gregory S. CasselsSecond Opinion Public Adjusters, LLCTXAssociateRegion IV
Blake EmmersonPro-Spec Roof Consultants & AssociatesONConsultant AffiliateRegion VII
Houston FarrisPie Consulting & EngineeringTXConsultant AffiliateRegion IV
Brian FernandezSeaman Corp/FiberTite Roofing SystemsOHIndustry AffiliateRegion I
Andrew FixECS Mid-Atlantic, LLCVAConsultant AffiliateRegion II
Neal FrasierSKA Consulting Engineers, Inc.SCConsultant AffiliateRegion II
Douglas E. GraulShepard & Associates, LLCSCQuality Assurance ObserverRegion II
Matt GrecoSoprema, Inc.NCIndustry AffiliateRegion II
Carl GreeneMcNeil EngineeringUTConsultantRegion V
John W. HuntBuilding Exterior Solutions, LLC—A Terracon CompanyTXConsultant AffiliateRegion IV
Nataniel IglesiasBuilding Engineering-Consultants, Inc.GAConsultantRegion II
Edgar LevyRaymond Engineering-Georgia, LLCGAConsultant AffiliateRegion II
Richard MeyerNW Professional Roofing Services, Inc.WAConsultant AffiliateRegion V
J.W. MollohanDryvit Systems, Inc.GAIndustryRegion II
Scott NeilsenTremco CanadaONIndustry AffiliateRegion VII
Gerald NelsonTerraconTXQuality Assurance ObserverRegion IV
Keith P. NelsonECS Mid-Atlantic, LLCVAConsultant AffiliateRegion II
James A. NissenGAF Materials Corp.NJIndustryRegion I
Patrick NortonWessling ArchitectsMAConsultantRegion I
Billy D. OwensGC3, LLCIAIndustryRegion III
Carlos RogersMoisture Intrusion SolutionsFLConsultantRegion II
Matt RoundsReeves Consulting, Inc.GAQuality Assurance ObserverRegion II
Brent J. SchallThe Adkins Association, Inc.MNQuality Assurance ObserverRegion III
Paul SmauseAtlantic & Caribbean Roof Consulting, LLCFLConsultantRegion II
Matthew SmithNelson ForensicsTXConsultantRegion IV
Francois ThomasTierra, Inc.FLConsultantRegion II
Sara TrippSeven Generations Architecture & Engineering, LLCMIConsultantRegion III
John UrbanovskyBuilding Engineering-Consultants, Inc.TXConsultantRegion IV
Michael C. WheatleyMid-South Roof SystemsGAIndustryRegion II

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