First Quarter Catch-Up
The first quarter of 2017 was a busy one for a number of SMMAers, both in and out of the office. Here is a brief staff-level recap of some of the goings-on of the past few months:
- Scott Bard passed the Principles and Practice of Engineering Examination, and is now a registered Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Scott has been a member of the Civil Engineering Department of SMMA's Site Design Group for three years.
- Ed Bourget has been named to the board of directors of the American Institute of Architects' Rhode Island chapter, joining six other architects, professors, and design professionals practicing in the state.
- Steven Burke is now one of 96 international Fitwel Ambassadors, and has also been named a Sustainability Associate by the International Society of Sustainability Professionals.
- Chris Davis has been recognized as a Certified Commissioning Professional by the Building Commissioning Association, fulfilling all of the requirements pertaining thereto. The CCP credential is considered the highest level of certification in the field.
- Nicholas Perry successfully completed the Architect Registration Examination, clearing the final hurdle toward becoming a licensed architect in Massachusetts.
- Jessica Porter graduated from the New England chapter of the International Interior Design Association's Emerging Leaders program. She is the latest SMMA interior designer to be recognized by the organization as an Emerging Leader, following Sarah Long and Melanie Chamoff.
- Steven Vincent has been named the firm's Director of Project Management. A six-year SMMA veteran, Steve's recent PM work has included 321 Harrison Avenue and 89 A Street.