Orange County Branch Newsletter

August 2012

Board of Registration

Geraldine Trivedi, PE Appointed to CA Board of Professional Engineers


Geraldine Pilar Trivedi, 44, of Palos Verdes Peninsula, has been appointed to the California Board of Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists. Trivedi has served as a civil engineer for the City of Redondo Beach since 2009 and was a civil engineer for the City of Huntington Beach from 2001 to 2009. She was a senior environmental engineer at Disneyland from 1998 to 2001 and an engineer for Mobil Oil Corporation from 1993 to 1998.

Other board members consist of the following

Kathy Jones Irish, 59, of Los Angeles, has been appointed to the California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists. Jones Irish has been vice president at Arnie Berghoff and Associates since 2011 and was vice president of marketing and business development at KHAFRA Engineering Consultants Inc. from 2010 to 2011. She served as assistant general manager at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power from 2008 to 2010 and as interim general manager at the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs in 2008. Jones Irish was director of government relations at MWH Americas Inc. from 2006 to 2008 and chief of staff to Los Angeles City Councilmember Tom LaBonge from 2001 to 2005. She was the executive assistant to the general manager at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power from 1998 to 2001 and was manager of public affairs at the Water Replenishment District of Southern California from 1996 to 1998. Jones Irish was public affairs manager at Warner Bros. Studios from 1994 to 1996, manager of community relations at the Los Angeles County Transportation Commission from 1991 to 1994 and a transportation planner at the Southern California Association of Governments from 1988 to 1991.

Patrick Tami, 50, of Roseville, has been appointed to the California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists. He has served on the board since 2007. Tami has been vice president at RBF Consulting since 1995 and was a project manager at Greiner Industries Inc. in 1995. He was a survey manager at Santina and Thompson Inc. from 1993 to 1995 and survey manager at Stedman and Associates from 1986 to 1993.

Robert Stockton, 58, of Riverside, has been appointed to the California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists. Stockton has worked in multiple positions at Rick Engineering Company since 1981, including principal, associate principal, associate and project engineer. He was a design engineer at Sowards and Brown Engineering Company from 1978 to 1981.

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