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Chapter: Appendix A: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members

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Suggested Citation:"Appendix A: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members." National Research Council. 1990. Committing to the Cost of Ownership: Maintenance and Repair of Public Buildings. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/9807.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix A: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members." National Research Council. 1990. Committing to the Cost of Ownership: Maintenance and Repair of Public Buildings. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/9807.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix A: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members." National Research Council. 1990. Committing to the Cost of Ownership: Maintenance and Repair of Public Buildings. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/9807.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix A: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members." National Research Council. 1990. Committing to the Cost of Ownership: Maintenance and Repair of Public Buildings. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/9807.
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APPENDIX A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS ROBERT F. JORTBERG, USN, Retired (Chairman), is associate director of the Construction Industry Institute. Rear Admiral Jortberg was previously a vice president with Lummus-Crest, an international engineering and construction company, and served 32 years in the Navy Civil Engineer Corps, including as director of the Shore Facilities Division, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. A 1947 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he earned a B.S. in civil engineering and an M.S. in industrial management at Rennsselaer Polytechnic Institute and is noted for having implemented a program for main- tenance and repair of real property and capital programs for the Navy. DONALD G. CARTER is president of Carter Engineering, Inc. He earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Washington University in 1949 and has lectured and published exten- sively. He is familiar with automated operations and maintenance systems. Mr. Carter has served as an officer and board member for several professional societies. DAVID G. COTTS is chief of Building Maintenance and Repair for The World Bank. Mr. Cotts received his M.S. in civil engineering from Iowa State University. A veteran of 22 years with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, he has published and lectured on facility management and has served as a staff member at the United States Military Academy and the U.S. Army Engineer School. He has been active in professional societies and has served as president of the International Facility Management Association. DAVID MICHAEL CROSKERY is currently consultant manager for the Maintenance Engineering Group of the Engineering Department of E. I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. He earned a B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Michigan in 1961. Mr. Croskery is active in several corporate committees looking at various aspects of the maintenance function in 29

detail; one committee's activities have included a corporate benchmarking study of the maintenance functions of DuPont and 16 other companies. VIVIAN LOFTNESS is an associate professor in the School of Architecture at Carnegie-Mellon University. Her research work has included world climate projects for the World Meteorological Organization, energy conservation and solar energy studies for the AIA Research Corporation, and work on the total building performance concept for a consortium of American Industries and Public Works Canada. She has been a faculty member at a number of universities, including MIT, where she obtained her graduate degree in architecture, and is the author of numerous publications and a recipient of many fellowships and awards. JOHN PI. MYERS is assistant dean for research at the College of Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology. Professor Myers received his M. Arch. degree from the University of Florida in 1978. He is an expert in facilities diagnostics for capital renewal projects and has published and lectured extensively on many aspects of architecture. DENNIS O'LEARY is commissioner of the Maintenance and Con- struction Department of the City of Scarborough, Ontario. He received a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Saskatchewan in 1957. After service with the RCAF in Canada and overseas construction and maintenance of public works facilities, he assumed responsibility for maintenance of Scarborough's buildings and for construction of all new city facilities. He has been active in energy management and developed 5- and 30-year conservation maintenance plans for major building components. Mr. O'Leary has served as presi- dent of the Institute for Buildings ant! Grounds of the American Public Works Association and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and the Institute of Public Administration. HARRY STEVENS, JR., is a former director of General Services, Design and Construction Group, for the State of New York. He holds a B.S. in civil engineering from Kansas State University and an M.B.A. from George Washington University. Prior to his service with the State of New York, Mr. Stevens retired with the rank of captain from the Civil Engineer Corps of the U.S. Navy after 30 years of service. THOMAS E. WIGGINS is a project manager at Hanscomb Associates, Inc., in Atlanta. He holds an M. Arch. degree and an M.S. in industrial management from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He has specialized in the development of automated cost systems, where costs are segmented into identifiable and trackable elements of systems costs, and 30

attendant data bases. He is responsible for projects requiring development of cost control systems, construction cost model- ing, life-cycle cost analysis, and cost indexing. Staff ANDREW C. LEMER, director, was formerly division vice presi- dent with PRC Engineering, Inc., and president of the MATRIX Group, Inc. An engineer-economist and planner, he received his S.B., S.M., and Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the Urban Land Institute. PETER H. SMEALLIE, senior program officer, and executive secretary of the Public Facilities Council has a B.A. in urban studies from St. Lawrence University. He has served as vice president of Thomas Vonier Associates, an architecture and consulting f irm, and was a program director with the American Institute of Architects Research Corporation. He recently completed a book titled New Construction for Older Buildings: A Design Sourcebook for Architects for the publisher John Wiley & Sons. 31

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