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   Houston, Texas

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Ethics Workshop (1.0 PDH in Ethics) 

5430 Westheimer
Houston, Texas 77056
(Business casual dress code required)


Registration: 3:00 (door closes at 3:30 p.m.)

FPA Members - Complimentary
Nonmembers - $25.00 - Pay at the door (cash or check only)

Your reservations are appreciated. Please click here to make your reservation(s) online, or contact: Vicky Bonds at Geotech Engineering and Testing, Tel. 713-699-4000 at least 24 hours before the meeting. 

Pre-registered members and pre-registered paid nonmembers will received one-hour of ethics credit at the close of the workshop.

If you are staying for the technical presentation afterwards, please sign in again after the workshop.


Professional Practices Update/Ethics

HowellSpeaker: David Howell, P.E., Deputy Executive Director and Director of Licensing for the Texas Board of Professional Engineers, Tel. 512-440-7723.

David Howell has been the Deputy Executive Director for the Texas Board of Professional Engineers since November 2013. Prior to that he served as Director of Licensing.  He has over 25 years of engineering experience working for the State of Texas, eight of them with the Board. As the Deputy Executive Director, he helps oversee all agency functions, including Enforcement and Licensing activities. He is responsible for legislative reporting and implementation, rule development, budget and policy issues, and represents the Board at statewide and national functions. David has been selected to represent the Texas Board on several national taskforces and committees related to engineering licensure, public outreach and exams.  He also prepares and gives Licensing and Ethics live and webinar presentations to engineering organizations, universities and other groups.

David has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso.  Prior to coming to the Board, his work was primarily in the field of environmental engineering.


Updates on Board rule changes within the last year, general updates on initiatives the Board is working on, information on enforcement statistics, and the engineering Code of Conduct.

To view David Howell's and other previous FPA Ethics Presentations, click on the links below

August 2016 - Ethics
August 2015 - Ethics
August 2014 - Ethics
August 2013 - Ethics
August 2012 - Ethics
August 2011 - Ethics
August 2010 - Ethics
August 2009 - Ethics


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