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APPENDIX D BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS DONALD G. ISELIN (Chairman) is currently a consulting engineer in Santa Barbara, CA, specializing in management. Rear Admiral Iselin, CEC, USN (Retired) served as Vice Commander and then Commander of the Naval Facilities Engineering Co~and and as Chief of Civil Engineers of the Navy. Upon retiring from the Navy in 1981, he joined Kaiser Engineers as Group Vice President, Advanced Technology and Operations Support, and served as President of Raymond International Service Company before retiring in 1986. Adm. Iselin attended Marquette University before entering the Naval Academy where he graduated at the head of his class. He is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School. Recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal, four Legions of Merit, and the Navy's Stephen Decatur Award for Operational Competence. Adm. Iselin is a member of numerous professional organizations and a registered engineer in the District of Columbia. WILLIAM A. BRENNER has more than twenty years of experience as an architect and planner concerned with building design and regulation. As Vice President of Codeworks Corporation, he is actively involved in developing information systems for building regulation. Mr. Brenner was principal author of several building guidelines and regulatory documents, including the Guidebook for Residential Building Systems Inspection, the Structural Assessment Guideline, and Brick Veneer and Steel Stud Exterior Masonry Walls. A recipient of a B. Arch. from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and M.C.P. from Yale University, he has been awarded Yale's Potter Memorial Medal and a National Endowment for the Arts Architecture and Environmental Arts fellowship. Mr. Brenner is a registered architect in Ohio, a member of the American Institute of Architects and other profes- sional organizations, and serves as a town councilman in his local community. JEAN-PIERRE FARANT is Associate Professor, Occupational Hygiene, and Director, Environmental Laboratories, School of Occupational Health, McGill University. He received a B.Sc. in chemistry and a Ph.D. in analytical toxicology from Carlton University. Prof. Farant is certified as an industrial hygienist by the American Board of 53
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Industrial Hygiene, and a member of industrial hygiene organizations in Canada and the United States. EARL L. FLANAGAN is an architect and the principal expert on building codes and code administration for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Mr. Flanagan joined HUD after more than fifteen years in private practice as an architect, local planning commis- sioner, building commissioner, and elected official. Mr. Flanagan received a B.S. in architectural engineering from the University of Illinois and a graduate diploma in social psychology and political science from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service. He is a registered architect in Illinois and currently Chairman of the National Institute of Building Sciences' Consultative Council. DAVID W. FOWLER is the Dean T.U. Taylor Professor and Director of Architectural Engineering at the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin. An active researcher in concrete, polymers, and wood, Prof. Fowler has published numerous papers and reports, and was awarded the American Concrete Institute's Delmar L. Bloem Award for "major and significant to the knowledge of polymers in concrete." He received his B.S. and M.S. in architectural engineering at the University of Texas at Austin and his Ph.D. in civil engineering at the University of Colorado, and is active in numerous international professional and research organizations. ROBERT W. GLOWINSKI is Technical Research Counsel for the National Forest Products Association, and has in the past served as manager of fire technology activities for that organization. He received his B.A. in urban planning from Rutgers College and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law, and is admitted to practice law in Maryland and the District of Columbia, as well as before several U.S. Courts. Mr. Glowinski teaches fire science on the faculty of University College, University of Maryland. JOHN C. HORNING has some forty years of experience as a mechanical engineer in design, manufacturing, and management. After obtaining his Mechanical Engineering degree from Case Institute of Technology, Mr. Horning joined General Electric Company, where he worked in a variety of roles, finally retiring as Manager-Engineering of the Real Estate and Construction Operation responsible for all major facilities projects, foreign and domestic. He has served as a member of the Building Research Board and has been active in numerous professional organizations. WILLIAM N. McCORMICK is mechanical engineer with diverse international experience, on major projects throughout the world, gained in 27 years as a professional with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. After serving as Chief of the Engineering Division at the Corps' headquarters, Mr. McCormick joined Lockwood Greene Engineers, Inc., where he is now employed. He received a B. Mech Eng. from Alabama Polytechnic Institute (Auburn University), and is a registered engineer in Alabama. 54
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JOSEPH H. NEWMAN recently retired as President, Tishman Research Corporation. In his career spanning some forty years, Mr. Newman has distinguished himself as a researcher and builder, and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He has served as a member and chairman of the Building Research Board, member of the National Research Council's Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, and Director and Chairman of the National Institute of Building Sciences. Mr. Newman received Bachelor and Master degrees in chemical engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of New York. He is active in the New York Building Congress and Association for a Better New York. JAMES A. SCHEELER currently Group Executive, Program and Services Management, American Institute of Architects, has served as well as President of the AIA Research Corporation and the AIA Corporation. Holder of a B.S. and M.S. in architecture from the University of Illinois, Mr. Scheeler is recipient of that university's Francis J. Plyne Fellowship in Design for travel and study in Europe, and completed graduate studies in Civic Design and Town Planning at the University of Liverpool under a Fulbright Scholarship. 55
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