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The District of Columbia Board of Professional Engineering regulates the licensing and practice of professional engineers and land surveyors and protects the public by upholding the District of Columbia’s Professional Engineers municipal regulations.

With the consent of the Council of the District of Columbia , the Mayor appoints the members of the Board to serve three year terms. The Board consists of seven members. Four members must have a valid DC professional engineer license from any discipline, two members must have a valid DC land surveyor license, and one member must be a consumer member. Excluding the consumer member, each Board member must have been actively engaged in the practice of engineering or land surveying in the District of Columbia for at least five years preceding his or her appointment. Four members of the Board constitute a quorum.

Excluding December and one other month that varies from year to year, the Board meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs located at 1100 4th Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024.

Board meeting minutes are available at www.open-dc.gov.

Current Board Members

  • Samuel Wilson – Chair, Professional Engineer
  • Barry Lucas – Professional Engineer
  • Mary Jean Pajak – Professional Engineer
  • Paul Rich – Professional Engineer
  • Roland Carter – Consumer Member
  • Michael McKenna – Land Surveyor
  • Vacant – Land Surveyor

To apply for a vacancy, please visit the Mayor’s Office of Talent and Appointments for more information and an application.

2019 Meeting Dates:

Please contact the Board to confirm meeting dates/times/locations.

Board staff:

Leon Lewis – Executive Director
Avis Pearson – Board Administrator
Kevin Cyrus – Education Coordinator