E-Committee

Committee members are volunteers from associations & firms in the Capital District.
Want to become a member?  Contact the committee Chair or Jen Miller.

Craig D’Allaird, PE

Chair

Department Chair of Engineering, Architecture, Construction and Mathematics at Hudson Valley Community College. Professor of Civil Engineering at HVCC since 2005. Owner of CTD Engineering, P.C. – Primarily providing engineering for residential projects. Member of ASCE since 1998. Faculty Advisor of HVCC ASCE Student Chapters since 2005. Member of Engineers Week Planning Committee since 2007

Affiliations

ASCE, NYSSPE

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Jeffrey Marx, PE

Co-Chair

Bio coming soon

Affiliations

ASCE

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Stephanie Winkelhake, PE

Program Chair

Bio coming soon

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Jennifer Miller

E-Week Coordinator

Jen started with The New York State Society of Professional Engineers (NYSSPE) in 1995.  In 1997 she took over as Event Coordinator for The Capital District’s Engineers Week event under NYSSPE sister association The Foundation for Engineering Education (FEE).

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Jeffery Bak, PE

Member

Jeff is Principal Structural Engineer with Spring Line Design Architecture + Engineering in East Greenbush NY.  He has served on the E-Week committee and assisted with the High School Model Bridge Competition and since 2011.

Affiliations

ASCE

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David Bruhns Jr., PE

Member

Principal- Alternative Engineering, PLLC. Consulting and Forensic Investigation/Expert Witness services focused on HVAC, healthcare, and educational property failures

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John Golde, PE

Member

John is the Principal at Golde Engineering, P.C., an electrical engineering consulting firm located in Greenwich, NY. He is the PDH Coordinator for the Schenectady Section of IEEE and Past President of the Tri-County Chapter of NYSSPE, where he has been Co-Chairman of the MATHCOUNTS Program since the 1990’s.

Affiliations

IEEE

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Keith Lashway, PE

Member

Retired structural engineer has been a member of the NYS Society of Professional Engineers and a member of the Society of American Military Engineers for over 35 years.  He is a graduate from Hudson Valley College and the State University of New York at Buffalo.  He and his wife Rita reside in Saratoga Springs, NY

Affiliations

NYSSPE, SAME

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Kevin J. Merrikin, PE

Member

Kevin is a licensed Professional Engineer and LEED® Accredited Professional, is a Project Manager in the Biopharmaceuticals Practice Area at Stantec as well as a Senior Principal with the 22,000+ person AE Firm. He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Rochester.

Affiliations

AIChE

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Gary Raylinsky, PE

Member

Bio coming soon

Affiliations

IEEE

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Mark Ritter, PE

Member

B.M.E. University of Minnesota, MBA, Quantitative Analysis Union College. Graduate of GE Manufacturing Management Program and Green Belt Certified. Experience in manufacturing engineering, product engineering, manufacturing management, application engineering as well as sales and product management. Application experience in low voltage harmonic mitigation, power factor analysis and remediation as well as high voltage surge and lightning protection.

Affiliations

NYSSPE, IEEE

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Timothy Schroder, PE

Member

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David Smith, PE

Member

Mr. Smith retired in 2016 from the US Army Benet Laboratories, located at the Watervliet Arsenal.  He was the program manager for several major weapons systems during his time at Benet.  He started and independent engineer practice in 2007 focusing on residential and small commercial projects in the Capital District area.

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Ronald Vaughn

Member

Bio coming soon

Affiliations

ACI, ABCDm, ASE, AWMA

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Former E-Committee Members

  • Jamie Verringi
  • Julie Barown
  • John A. MacDonald