Board of Directors

President

Peter A Narsavage
e-mail: peter@narsavage.org

Peter has a BCE degree from the University of Detroit and a Masters degree in geotechnical engineering from The Ohio State University. He is a licensed professional engineer in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, and North Carolina.

Peter is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Geo-Institute, and the Deep Foundations Institute. He has been the website editor for the Central Ohio Section of ASCE since 2000.

Peter worked for an engineering consulting firm for 11 years in Columbus, and then joined the Ohio Department of Transportation where he served as the state construction geotechnical engineer for ODOT. In that position, he was responsible for writing specifications, training, and construction assistance for issues related to earthwork, foundations, and retaining walls. Peter is now part of the team at E.L. Robinson Engineering, where he specializes in geotechnical and geostructural engineering.

1st Vice President

Brooks Mycal Vogel
e-mail: brooks.vogel@korda.com

Brooks obtained his BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Dayton and has 14 years of experience in the civil engineering field. Brooks is a partner at Korda/Nemeth Engineering, Inc. and leads the transportation group serving ODOT, County, City, and other public agency clients on highway, bridge, survey, and right of way projects. Experience also includes all phases of project development on civil, infrastructure, and public works projects for the private sector and public agencies, including project development from preliminary design to final design and through construction. Project manager on transportation and bridge projects, coordinating client communications as well as in-house staff and sub-consultants. Leads new project pursuits and technical project approach submittals. In addition to ODOT training, involvement with all types of projects provides familiarity with various project development processes and procedures.

Specialties: Complete development of roadway design including urban and rural roads, streets, highways and bikeways, utilities, maintenance of traffic and traffic control, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, stormwater management, water lines, erosion and sediment control. Project services also include scheduling, cost estimating, specifications, environmental coordination, environmental document preparation, and permit applications.

2nd Vice President

Jonathan Peter Sterenberg
e-mail: jonathans@resourceinternational.com

Jon obtained his BS in Civil Engineering from Ohio Northern University and his MS in Civil Engineering from The Ohio State University. 

Jon has 16 years of consulting experience in geotechnical, pavement, construction inspection and materials testing.  He serves as the Director of Geotechnical Services for Resource International, managing and conducting subsurface investigations, laboratory testing and soil analysis, groundwater, infiltration testing and construction materials evaluation. He provides shallow and deep foundation recommendations, slope stability analyses, designs of retaining systems, soil nail walls, cofferdam systems, and groundwater dewatering systems. Jon provides design of flexible, rigid and composite pavements and performs pavement evaluations using non-destructive testing methods.  Jon is a registered professional engineer in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. 

Jon has served ASCE as a student, assisting with the steel bridge competition at ONU, and as a younger member, serving as president of the Central Ohio ASCE Younger Members group. 

Jon is married with three children. 

Treasurer

Harold Patrick Karnes
e-mail: patrick.karnes@strand.com

Patrick Karnes is a graduate of Ohio University with a BS in Civil Engineering and began working as a consulting engineer for Strand Associates, Inc. upon graduation. He has nine years of experience primarily in municipal engineering. Patrick has served clients throughout the state on a wide array of design projects including local road and sidewalk design, sanitary sewer design, waterline design, bridge hydraulic modeling and design, and stormwater modeling, storm sewer design, and stormwater management. Patrick serves as a project manager, the Municipal Discipline Coordinator for the Columbus, Ohio office, and Director of Operations for the Columbus, Ohio office.

Patrick was a member of ASCE in college and has continued his involvement throughout his professional career. He is currently serving as the STEM Expo Chair and has served the Younger Member Group treasurer, vice-president, and president.

Secretary
Linda Kaplan
e-mail: LKaplan@trcsolutions.com

Member- at- Large

Phillip James Hinson
e-mail: phillip.hinson2@va.gov

Phil holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Ohio State University and a MA in Public Policy from New England College.  He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio and holds a mid-level Federal Acquisition Certification for Program and Project Manager (FAC-P/PM).

Since 2013 Phil has worked as a General Engineer for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and is currently on staff with the Central Ohio VA Healthcare System in Columbus.  His responsibilities range from capital master planning, overseeing engineering studies and project designs, management of construction and activation of new/renovated spaces and infrastructure systems.  Phil’s civil experience includes design and construction of site developments, parking lots and roads, reinforced concrete and post-tension structures, green infrastructure, stormwater management and hydrologic studies.  He also has extensive experience with architectural, life safety/fire protection and physical security projects, medical equipment installation and HVAC, electrical, plumbing and technology work. In 2018 Phil was recognized as both the VA Engineer of the Year and one of the top ten Federal Engineers of the Year by the National Society of Professional Engineers.

Prior to joining the VA, Phil served on active duty from 2006 to 2012 as an officer in the U.S. Air Force with dual qualifications as a Civil Engineer and Emergency Management Officer.  His significant assignments included assisting with rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina in Mississippi and deploying to Afghanistan on a Provincial Reconstruction Team where he oversaw the construction of roads, schools, irrigation structures and erosion control projects.  He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and the U.S. Army Combat Action Badge for his service in Afghanistan.

Phil has been a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers since 2005.  In 2009 he was recognized as one of ASCE’s Ten New Faces of Civil Engineering. He is also a member of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering and the Army Engineer Association.  He is additionally a board member for Leadership Ohio, a statewide civic engagement and leadership development organization for rising and new executives.

Newsletter Editor

Brooks Mycal Vogel
e-mail: brooks.vogel@korda.com

Brooks obtained his BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Dayton and has 14 years of experience in the civil engineering field. Brooks is a partner at Korda/Nemeth Engineering, Inc. and leads the transportation group serving ODOT, County, City, and other public agency clients on highway, bridge, survey, and right of way projects. Experience also includes all phases of project development on civil, infrastructure, and public works projects for the private sector and public agencies, including project development from preliminary design to final design and through construction. Project manager on transportation and bridge projects, coordinating client communications as well as in-house staff and sub-consultants. Leads new project pursuits and technical project approach submittals. In addition to ODOT training, involvement with all types of projects provides familiarity with various project development processes and procedures.

Specialties: Complete development of roadway design including urban and rural roads, streets, highways and bikeways, utilities, maintenance of traffic and traffic control, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, stormwater management, water lines, erosion and sediment control. Project services also include scheduling, cost estimating, specifications, environmental coordination, environmental document preparation, and permit applications.

Website Editor

Peter A Narsavage
e-mail: peter@narsavage.org

Peter has a BCE degree from the University of Detroit and a Masters degree in geotechnical engineering from The Ohio State University. He is a licensed professional engineer in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, and North Carolina.

Peter is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Geo-Institute, and the Deep Foundations Institute. He has been the website editor for the Central Ohio Section of ASCE since 2000.

Peter worked for an engineering consulting firm for 11 years in Columbus, and then joined the Ohio Department of Transportation where he served as the state construction geotechnical engineer for ODOT. In that position, he was responsible for writing specifications, training, and construction assistance for issues related to earthwork, foundations, and retaining walls. Peter is now part of the team at E.L. Robinson Engineering, where he specializes in geotechnical and geostructural engineering.

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