Board Members

Maurice Bowersox, P.E., Professional Engineer Member

MauriceMaurice Bowersox, a licensed professional engineer from Olathe, Kansas, was appointed to the Board in July 2012.  He earned his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in civil engineering from Kansas State University.  Mr. Bowersox is a retired principal of Wilson & Company, Inc., Engineers and Architects, a multi-disciplined consulting engineering firm.  In 2005 he started his own consulting engineering business, Engineering Resources.  During his more than 35 year professional career, Mr. Bowersox has been a member of numerous professional and community organizations.  He has served on the ACEC Kansas Board of Directors as President
                             and National Director.  He is licensed to practice engineering in the states of 
                             Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma. 

                             Mr. Bowersox is the 2018 Board Chair.  His Board term expires on June 30, 2020.

Steve Brosemer, P.S., Professional Surveyor Member

Steve

Steven S. Brosemer was appointed to the Board as the new Professional Surveyor member in July 2008. He is a graduate of Wichita State University with majors in history and secondary education. Mr. Brosemer has been an owner or partner in his current business, Geotech, Inc., for the past twenty-five years and has provided land surveying services of every possible type to both the private and the public sectors. For many years, Steve worked with his father and mentor, the late James H. Brosemer, P.S.

                             Mr. Brosemer served as president of the Kansas Society of Land Surveyors
                             in 1988 and 1989. Currently he is an elected board member of KSLS and serves  
                             on the legislative and the historical preservation committees. Mr. Brosemer is a
                             regular land surveyor continuing education presenter at KSLS functions. He also
                             serves on the board of directors of the Lyon County Historical Society and the
                             Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce.

                             Mr. Brosemer's Board term expires on  June 30, 2018.

Forrest E. Erickson, P.E., Professional Engineer Member

ForrestForrest Erickson, a licensed professional engineer from Shawnee, Kansas, was appointed to the Board in June 2010. He earned Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in civil engineering from Kansas State University.  Mr. Erickson was a co-founder of GeoSystems Engineering Inc., a retired principal of Kleinfelder, a nationwide consulting engineering firm, and currently performs part-time business development duties for Braun Intertec, headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.  Over his more than 40 year professional career, Mr. Erickson has been a member of numerous professional organizations, having most recently served on the ACEC Kansas Board of Directors.  He is licensed to practice engineering in the states of 
                             Kansas and Missouri.
   

                             Mr. Erickson is the 2018 PE/PS Committee Chair. Mr. Erickson's Board term
                             expires on June 30, 2018.

Larry Graham, P.E., P.S., Professional Engineer/Professional Surveyor Member

Larry

Larry D. Graham was appointed to the Board as the PE/PS member in July 2012. He is a graduate of Kansas State University with a BS in Civil Engineering. He has an MS in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri, Columbia. Mr. Graham has been with the firm of Shafer, Kline & Warren, Inc. (SKW) since 1971. He is a principal stockholder and manages the Infrastructure and Development Division, which includes Field Services. His forty-five years of experience include public and private engineering and surveying of all types and counts himself fortunate to have worked closely with Tex L. New and William I. Shafer, both
                             former SKW stockholders and KSBTP board members. He is licensed as an
                             Engineer in twelve States and as a Land Surveyor in eight States. He is a
                             Certified Federal Surveyor, qualified to perform surveying work for the Federal
                             Bureau of Land Management and the Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs.

                             Mr. Graham has served as president of the Kansas Society of Land Surveyors
                             (KSLS) in 2005 and 2006. He is currently serving on the board for KSLS and as
                             National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) Director of Kansas and was
                             Area Six Director for NSPS from 2009 to 2016, covering Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas,
                             Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas. He has served on the board of the KSLS
                             Charitable Foundation, and serves on the board of the Public Land Survey System
                             Foundation.

                             Mr. Graham is the 2018 Board Secretary.  His term expires on June 30, 2021.

Edward Halloran, Public Member

Ed

Ed Halloran was appointed to the board in July 2016 as a public member. He was born and raised in Topeka and attended Topeka schools. He was a master electrician until he retired in 2016 from Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc., where he was directly involved with the integration of equipment into an automation platform. Since then he enjoys working with various community oriented projects. He and his wife, Shari, enjoy travel and their grandkids.

Mr. Halloran’s Board term expires June 30, 2020.

William Haverkamp P. S., Professional Surveyor Member

Bill

Bill Haverkamp was appointed to the Board in July, 2016.  He is currently employed as the Survey Coordinator for the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) in the Topeka headquarters office, directing agency staff and consultant firms performing engineering and land surveying activities for highway improvement projects.  Bill began working on a designs survey crew in September, 1977. Bill was licensed as a Kansas land surveyor in June, 1986.   He was promoted to his present position at KDOT in November, 1990. He has served the Kansas Society of Land
                             Surveyors as President, Vice President and as a member of the Board of
                             Directors.  His memberships include National Society of Professional Surveyors,
                             Kansas Society of Land Surveyors, and the Northeast Chapter of  the Kansas
                             Society of Land Surveyors.

                             Mr. Haverkamp’s Board term will expire June 30, 2020.

Dr. Richard B. Hayter, P.E., Professional Engineer Member

Dick

Dr. Richard B. Hayter, P.E., was appointed to the Board on August 8, 2011. He retired in 2009 as the Associate Dean of Engineering for External Affairs Emeritus at Kansas State University. A South Dakota State University mechanical engineering graduate, he received his M.S. and Ph.D. from Kansas State University. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was executive vice president of an engineering consulting firm which specialized in energy management in commercial and industrial buildings. He has been mayor of Manhattan, KS, and has served as Director of the Kansas Energy Office. A licensed professional engineer, he was the
                             1995/96 International President of the American Society of
                             Heating, Refrigerating  and Air- Conditioning  Engineers (ASHARE).

                             Dr. Hayter's Board term expires June 30, 2019.

Robert W. Henthorne, P.G., Professional Geologist Member

BobRobert W. Henthorne was appointed to the board on August 8, 2011. He is the Chief Geologist for the Kansas Department of Transportation. Mr. Henthorne is currently serving as an At-large Member of the Association of State Boards of Geology, Executive Director of the Shallow Exploration Drillers Clinic, member of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Aggregates, member of the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists, Kansas State University CIT Instructor and a member of the KSU Geology Advisory Council. He is the past chairman of Transportation Research Board Committee on Exploration
                             and Classification of Earth Materials and of the Highway Geology Symposium. Mr.
                             Henthorne is also active with various other geologic programs in conjunction with
                             KU, KSU, FHSU and the Kansas Geologic Survey.

                             Mr. Henthorne is the 2018 Complaint Committee Chair.  His Board term expires on
                             June 30, 2019.

Joseph Johnson, Architect, Architect Member

Joe

Joe Johnson, AIA was appointed to the Board effective July 1, 2016.  Joe is President of Schaefer Johnson Cox Frey & Associates, P.A., a Wichita firm with offices also in Albuquerque, NM and Austin, TX.  He is NCARB Certified and registered in Kansas, Illinois, New Mexico, Missouri, Nebraska, Arkansas and Nevada.  He served on the Kansas Board of Technical Professionals from 1989–1992 and later served from 1999-2006.  During those terms, he also served as Chairman in 1992, 1999 and 2006.  He received his Bachelor of Architecture
                             from the University of Illinois in 1971, and pursued graduate studies in the Hugo
                             Wall School of Urban and Public Affairs at Wichita State University.

                             An avid believer in community involvement, Joe has been affiliated with numerous
                             organizations, many of which he has served as chair, including the Wichita
                             Downtown Development Corporation, Visit Wichita Convention & Visitors Bureau,
                             Metropolitan Area Planning Commission, Downtown Rotary, Kansas Big Brothers
                             Big Sisters, Goodwill Industries and several others.

                             Mr. Johnson's Board term expires June 30, 2020.

Vincent Mancini, Architect, Architect Member

VinceVincent was appointed to the Board in June of 2006. He is licensed to practice Architecture in Kansas, California, Colorado and Oklahoma. Vince has served on the AIA Kansas Board of Directors, including a term as President in 1997. He is also a recipient of the AIA Kansas Henry W. Schirmer Distinguished Service Award.

Mr. Mancini's Board term expires on June 30, 2018.

Carisa McMullen L.A., Landscape Architect Member

Carisa

Carisa McMullen was appointed to the Board in July 2015. Carisa graduated from Kansas State University in 1993 and began her career as a public servant working for the City of Wichita Park and Recreation Department.  Leaving this position in 1997 to gain experience with newer design technologies, Carisa worked for private engineering and architecture firms until she started her business in the fall of 2000. 

Carisa decided early on in her career that starting her own business was the only way to maintain complete control over her design ambitions. Although she’s        pleased to be among the “Certified Women-owned Businesses” in several regional markets, Carisa takes tremendous pride in the primary drivers of Landworks
                             Studio’s achievements; an impressive portfolio of successfully completed
                             projects and the delighted loyal clients behind them.

                             In over twenty-two years of practicing Landscape Architecture, Carisa McMullen
                             has always chosen the road less travelled.  Carisa’s competitive spirit drives her
                             to face every challenge head on.  As the Owner and Principal of Landworks
                             Studio, this ‘can-do’ attitude has defined her professional ambitions, shaped her
                             firm, molded her staff and produced a body of work that has enhanced the lives
                             and experiences of countless people. 

                             Thrilled to advocate for the practice of landscape architecture in this role for the
                             State of Kansas, Carisa is looking forward to her four year appointment.

                             Mrs. McMullen is the 2018 ARCH/LA/PG Committee Chair. Her Board term
                             expires June 30, 2019.

Eric Wimmer, Architect, Architect Member

Eric

Eric Wimmer was appointed to the Board in July 2012 as a Public Member.  Mr. Wimmer was born and raised in Overland Park. After graduating from the top ranked College of Architecture, Planning and Design at Kansas State University he joined the national architecture firm of HNTB in Kansas City. Mr. Wimmer’s architectural experience is focused on design development and the technical applications of project delivery.  He is a licensed architect in Kansas as well as holding an NCARB certificate. He is also involved in USGBC as a LEED AP with a Building Design
                             + Construction specialty.  When not engaged in dynamic projects at HNTB
                             Eric likes to spend his time following K-State sports, fishing and jet skiing
                             at the lake and trying his hand at DIY projects around the house.

                             Mr. Wimmer is the 2018 Board Vice Chair.  His Board term expires
                             June 30, 2021.

Fredrick Laurino, Public Member

Laurino

Fredrick J. Laurino was appointed to the Board in October 2017 as a Public
Member.  He was born and raised in Huntington, New York and has lived in the Wichita area since 1971.  He has a BA degree from Midwestern College and an MA degree from Emporia State University.  He owned and operated United Schools of America with Cosmetology schools in KS, OK and AR as well as F. J. Cosmetics and Beauty Supply.  He sold the beauty schools in 2009 and retired from the Beauty Supply in 2015.  He is involved in several civic groups in Wichita.  He and his wife Sandy; of 48 years, enjoy traveling and visiting the grandchildren in New Jersey.

                             Mr. Laurnio's Board term expires June 30, 2021.