Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Fletcher Appoints Members to the State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors

Press Release Date:  Monday, February 05, 2007  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker
502-564-2611
 


FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed three members to the State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.

Benjamin T. Quinn, of Glasgow, is an engineer and the president and owner of American Engineers, Inc.  Quinn received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Kentucky.  He is a member of the Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers, the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Barren County Health Board.  He is a director of the Glasgow/Barren County Chamber of Commerce and is married to Diane B. Quinn.

Samuel R. Williams, of Winchester, is the senior municipal engineer for Lexington-Fayette Urban-County Government.  Williams has served as the Clark County Surveyor since 2000 and is a U.S. Navy veteran, having served as a Lieutenant in the Civil Engineer Corps.  Williams received a degree in civil engineering from the University of Kentucky and is a licensed land surveyor and professional engineer.  He is a member of the Kentucky Society of Professional Surveyors and is married to Mary L. Williams.

Richard K. Sutherland, of Frankfort, is a civil engineer and vice president for American Consulting Engineers, PLC.  Sutherland received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Kentucky.  He is a member of the Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers, the American Society of Highway Engineers, the Kentucky Association of Transportation Engineers and the Institute of Transportation Engineers.  He is married to Sara Sutherland and is serving consecutive terms on the board.

The State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors is made up of 11 members, nine of whom are appointed by the Governor.  The board regulates and controls the licensing and conduct of engineers and land surveyors within Kentucky.


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