Contacts

Elected Officers

President-Elect Kevin Picano, PE

Kevin has over 25 years of experience in civil engineering in both the public sector and as a consultant and currently works as a Senior Engineer for the City of SPokane.  Kevin's career has primarly been focused on transportation engineering and he has worked on transportation projects throughout the West Coast and Inland Empire. Kevin is a graduate of Santa Clara University with a degree in Civil Engineering, he spent the first ten years of his career working in the Bay Area of California before moving to Spokane in 2004. Kevin enjoys spending tine with his family at the lake and playing, coaching and watching a variety of sports.

 

President Elect - Calley Janson

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Vice President - Kishor Shrestha

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Past President   Ray Koberstine, PE

Ray currently works as senior engineer and branch manager for R.C. Worst & Company. He graduated from Walla Walla University School of Engineering in 1990 with a Bachelors of Engineering degree. As a licensed engineer, Ray collaborates on water and wastewater systems throughout Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. Ray enjoys farming, hunting, woodworking, and general outdoor activities.

 

 

 

 

 

Secretary - Heather Pina

Heather graduated from Washington State University in 2015 with a Bachelors in Civil Engineering and has called the Inland Northwest her home since 2017. She currently works for Murraysmith, a public infrastructure engineering firm, as an engineer focusing on design of water and wastewater systems. She was actively involved in the WSU Tri-Cities ASCE student chapter and has continued her involvement in the local ASCE section. She is passionate about connecting fellow young engineers to one another and is dedicated to keep the younger member group active! Away from her professional life, Heather spends her free time snowboarding, cooking, gardening, or just lounging around with a good book and her adorable dog.

 

Treasurer - Sam Mineer

Sam currently works as a Design Engineer in the Spokane Office of J-U-B Engineers, Inc. He received his Undergraduate and Graduate Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Brigham Young University. Sam has served as the Webmaster and Secretary for the Inland Empire Section. Sam enjoys spending time with family and reaching comics from “The Far Side”.

 

 

 

 

 

Director Position 1 - Bob Turner, PE

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Director Position 2 - Dean Gable

Dean Gable has more than 16 years of project and construction management, structural engineering, quality assurance, and construction inspection experience. Dean is a construction manager with Hill International. Throughout his career, Dean’s responsibilities have included program management, project management, construction management, project engineering, contract administration, construction inspection and utility relocation. Dean is skilled at identifying and resolving multi¬disciplinary conflicts. His diverse background includes work on projects ranging from transportation, transit, utilities and irrigation canals, to schools, commercial buildings, aviation facilities, and data center operations and maintenance. Dean has an MSCE from Purdue University, a BSCE from Ohio Northern University, and an MBA from Willamette University. Dean treasures time with his wife and children, and enjoys the satisfaction of completing projects in his home and yard.

 

Young Members Group

The Young Member Forum (YMF) of the Inland Empire Section would like to invite you to participate in upcoming events. Events are posted on this site and also on the Facebook page (search for group "ASCE Inland Empire YMF").

Contact the YMF leadership at inland.empire.ymf.asce@gmail.com

 

President - Evan Tremaine

Evan was born and raised in the majesty of the Pacific Northwest.  After graduating from Lewis and Clark High School, he went on to receive a degree in Civil engineering with a minor in Math from Carroll College.  Evan moved to Kansas City, MO in 2015 to pursue an opportunity in telecommunications before returning back to Spokane in 2016 to work for AHBL, Inc.  He became an active member in the Young Members Forum in 2017 and looks forward to taking over as President in the fall.

 

 

President Elect / Vice President - Nathan Reed

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Past President-Heather Pina

Heather graduated from Washington State University in 2015 with a Bachelors in Civil Engineering and has called the Inland Northwest her home since 2017. She currently works for Murraysmith, a public infrastructure engineering firm, as an engineer focusing on design of water and wastewater systems. She was actively involved in the WSU Tri-Cities ASCE student chapter and has continued her involvement in the local ASCE section. She is passionate about connecting fellow young engineers to one another and is dedicated to keep the younger member group active! Away from her professional life, Heather spends her free time snowboarding, cooking, gardening, or just lounging around with a good book and her adorable dog.

 

Committee Lead - Meghanne Faulise

Meghanne currently works as a staff engineer at Washington State Department of Transportation. She graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage with a Bachelors in Civil Engineering and began her career in the geotechnical field before moving to Washington and joining WSDOT. Meghanne enjoys all sorts of outdoor activities and is particularly passionate about playing on the local Spokane Women’s Hockey team and traveling to local league tournaments throughout the state.

Technical Education Committee

Marianne Barrentine, P.E. Jeremy Clark, P.E. Sushil Shenoy, P.E Duane Studer, P.E.
John Finnegan, P.E. Lynn Schmidt, P.E. Jessica Bean, P.E Alan Gay, P.E.

 

The Others

Webmaster - Mark R Pannell

Mark currently works for the United States Air Force at Fairchild Air Force Base as a Civil Engineer/ Requirements and Optimization.  This is an area that focuses on Facility Engineering encompassing the disciplines of asset management, project programming, cost estimating, work management, facility project, and execution strategy. Prior work has included; Maintenance Engineering with Army Corps of Engineers McNary Lock and Dam, Major Bridge Maintenance/Structural Engineer with the Oregon Department of Transportation, Environmental Engineer conducting Engineering Review and permitting of water, sewer, and On-Site WWTP's systems with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.  Hobbies include traveling, movies, SCUBA, snow shoeing, X-Country skiing, and frequenting select dive bars.