Paul D. Edmeades, Chair, Board of Architects
Paul Edmeades was the founding principal of Edmeades & Stromdahl, Ltd., a firm that specialized in the design of public safety facilities. He has designed numerous fire facilities, police facilities, and emergency operation centers. He has special design expertise in the design of fire and police training facilities. In addition to his public safety work, he has designed many churches, libraries, schools, community centers, and residences. He currently works as an independent consultant and researcher in public safety facility design and sustainability. He has served as president of the Liriodendron Foundation, an organization that preserves the summer home of Dr. Howard Kelly, one of the founding physicians of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Mr. Edmeades currently serves on the Bel Air Historic Preservation Commission, and has been actively involved in the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) for a number of years. He has served in NCARB’s region leadership as treasurer, vice chair, and chair. In 2017, he was elected to serve on the NCARB national board of directors.
Christopher Schein, Chairman, Board of Examiners of Landscape Architects
As a principal and partner of Hord Coplan Macht, Christopher Schein has over 25 years of landscape architecture and land planning experience. Mr. Schein is currently leading an interdisciplinary design team working with the National Park Service on the D.C. War Memorial restoration. Campus projects include Washington College, Loyola College in Maryland, the University of Virginia, St. Mary’s College and the United States Naval Academy. He has also designed landscapes at the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Treasury, the Pennsylvania State Capitol, and Baltimore’s West Shore Park. His accomplishments have been recognized by two American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Honor Awards and several Merit Awards. Mr. Schein previously served as President of the Maryland Chapter of ASLA.
John Mettee III, Chairman, Board for Professional Land Surveyors
John Mettee is an Associate with Chesapeake Environmental Management, Inc. located in Bel Air, Maryland. He was previously Vice President of Frederick Ward Associates, Inc. and has over 40 years of land surveying and engineering experience. In addition to his Maryland license, he holds licenses in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey. Before joining the Board in 2005, he held a variety of positions with the Maryland Society of Surveyors and was honored as MSS' 2005 Surveyor of the Year. From 1997 through 2006, Mr. Mettee served as Maryland State Trigstar Coordinator and as an instructor for Trimble Certified Courses. He has also offered workshops and seminars for MSS and the New Jersey Society of Land Surveyors. He served as adjunct faculty in Catonsville Community College's surveying program and as member of the program's advisory committee.
David G. Mongan, P.E., Chairman, Board for Professional Engineers
During the July 2019 meeting, David G. Mongan, P.E. was elected Chairman of the Maryland Board for Professional Engineers. As a member of the board, Mongan has displayed enormous passion and dedication for the advancement of the profession nationally and within the state of Maryland. Mongan retired as the President of Whitney, Bailey, Cox & Magnani, LLC, an architectural/engineering/construction firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. WBCM provides professional services in architecture, highway and bridge engineering, design of institutional, commercial and industrial structures, transportation planning, environmental engineering, land development and site engineering, planning and urban design, design of waterfront and marine-related facilities, construction management/inspection and field surveying.
Mr. Mongan is active with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) at the national level, having served as president in 2008. He has been the District 5 director, Zone 1 Vice President, Treasurer and Chair for numerous committees. He is a past Chair of the Council on Federal Procurement of Architectural and Engineering Services. He is a past member of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce board of directors, past member of the board of directors of the Engineering Society of Baltimore, and past co-chair of the American Council of Engineering Companies/Maryland Legislative Committee. Additionally, he is past Chair of the American Association of Engineering Societies and a past President of the board of directors for Engineers Without Borders-USA. He received the Engineering Society of Baltimore’s Meritorious Service Award in 2012. In 2003 he was awarded the William H. Wisely American Civil Engineer Award by ASCE. He holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland and a Master of Business Administration from Loyola College of Baltimore, Maryland.
Robyn Dubick, Chair, Board of Certified Interior Designers
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