Please join me and nominate Dale Lehman for the BOT. Besides being a great Dad to 4 and loyal husband, Dale does bleed blue and white. Following is Dale's bio. Thanks.
Degrees, 1981 BS in Agricultural Engineering, 1983 MS in Agricultural Engineering – Master Thesis Research Topic was Low-level Radioactive Waste Disposal Site Selection Criteria and Screening
During my career at Penn State, I was a Member of the Blue Band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Phi Mu Alpha Music Fraternity (President my senior year), Parmis Nous, and Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society.
In my thirty years since leaving Penn State I have been a practicing engineer with international prominence in the Disaster Response, Emergency Management and Natural Hazard Risk Reduction area. I am a Vice President with URS Corporation, one of the largest engineering design and construction companies in the world. I am the world wide Practice Leader for the company for Disaster Response and Emergency Response. I have done work in this arena on more than 500 US Disasters including Hurricane Katrina, Northridge Earthquake, and the 9/11 World Trade Center Attacks. Additionally, I’ve done work outside the US throughout the Caribbean and Central America, Haiti, Japan, China, India, Australia, New Zealand, and Europe. I over see more than $2 billion in current contracts and manage an operation with more than 500 staff and $100 million in annual revenues. I have also been requested to provide information and briefings to Congress on several occasions.
Other activities and accomplishments since my graduation include:
Serving on Penn State Industrial and Professional Advisory Council for 6 years
Currently serve on Advisory Board to Virginia Tech University
Past Chairman of North Atlantic Region for American Society of Agricultural Engineers
Past Board Member for Association of State Flood Plain Managers
Current Board of Trustees Member and Executive Committee Member for ASFPM Foundation
Recipient of ASFPM Jerry Louthain Award for Service to Members
Woodward-Clyde Arnold Olitt Award for Business Development
Invited speaker nationally on natural disaster preparedness and emergency management.